Data Scientist


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Uptake Technologies Inc.

Uptake is the industrial analytics platform that delivers products to major industries to increase productivity, security, safety and reliability.

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What we do:

Uptake is the premier Industrial AI company, providing a predictive analytics SaaS platform that empowers major industry leaders to optimize performance, reduce asset failures, and enhance safety. At Uptake, we combine our strengths — machine learning, analytics, data visualization, and software development — to deliver actionable insights that make industry more reliable, productive, safe and secure.

What Data Scientists Do Here: 

Data science is at the core of what we do at Uptake. We collaborate with customers, engineering, product, and other teams to contribute insights and data science best practices to all parts of the business.

Typical day to day tasks for a data scientist might include:

  • Collaborating with sales and customers to analyze problems and assess needs.
  • Data readiness assessments for customers.
  • Learning a new programming language or data science technique - we continually build our skills and explore new things.
  • Building, testing, and deploying supervised or unsupervised learning models.
  • Writing data analysis reports for internal use.
  • Building tools to enable other data scientists to scale their knowledge and increase impact.
  • Working with customers to develop analyses that help them solve business problems and drive value.
  • Building and deploying models to cloud based solutions for customers
  • Presenting exploratory and modeling results to a customer

What We Are Looking For:

        • Azure Deployment experience is a Must!
        • Bachelor's degree or higher in a relevant field
        • 3-5 years experience, preferably in an analytical and client facing role
        • Passion for data science! We want candidates who love data science and are excited about what they do.
          • Some ways previous successful candidates have demonstrated this are by: 
            • Writing relevant blog posts and/or articles.
            • Participating in relevant online communities.
            • Expressing detailed knowledge of and genuine interest in Uptake’s unique methods, products, data, and technology within a cover letter.
        • Ability to write sophisticated machine learning and data analysis code in Python or R
          • Some ways previous successful candidates have demonstrated this are by:  
            • Contributing to influential Open Source Projects like sklearn, XGBoost, tidyverse, Tensorflow, pytorch, Kafka, Spark, Elasticsearch etc

Why Work Here

Uptake is a values-driven organization, and we are excited about what we do. We’re flexible, honest, hardworking, and collaborative. As a team, we bring our diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and experiences together to solve tough, important problems. We support and challenge one another to bring out the best in each of us, and we have fun along the way. We are proud to have been named as a Best Large Company to work for in Chicago on Built In Chicago’s Best Places to Work list in 2022 as well as #2 on the tenth annual Crain’s Chicago Business Most Innovative Companies List.

We offer generous benefits including health, dental, vision, parental leave, 401K match, and unlimited PTO, to name a few. Uptake's benefits foster the work-life balance that we know is essential to building a collaborative and authentic culture, and to the impact that we make on our customers day in and day out. We are also proud to be recognized by Purpose Jobs for Best Benefits at a Mid-Size Tech Company in 2022. Learn more at

Uptake welcomes and encourages applications from all individuals, without regard to any prohibited ground of discrimination, including from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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