Data Scientist/Senior Machine Learning

Columbus, OH

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Nexient is America’s largest 100% US-based software development consulting firm. We help clients outpace their competition through agile development, digital innovation and product-minded / project to product strategies.

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About your future team Nexient is on a mission: To rid the world of crappy software, one sprint at a time.  Every day, our 900+ Agile developers, designers, and strategists empower each other to find passion in our work while we innovate the world. This culture of teamwork and curiosity is fueled by a product-minded approach to our work, crafting extraordinary custom software solutions and growing careers along the way. Our clients range from some of America’s favorite brands in retail, healthcare, financial services to fast-emerging disruptors – You might have read about us in the NY Times. We’re also recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor, HFS Hot Vendor, and America’s leading 100% U.S. Agile software services partner.  If you’re looking to change the trajectory of your career, make an impact on Day One, develop custom software on the best technology around – and maybe even make people’s lives easier -- then you belong here, with us. 

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Solid understanding of machine learning fundamentals 
  • Optimization (gradient decent variants, hyperparameter tuning, regularization) 
  • Experience in a variety of problems and domains, with depth in at least four (supervised, unsupervised, generative, control/RL, anomaly detection, timeseries, etc.) 
  • Expert with traditional ML models (k-means, KNN, decision trees, SVM, Bayesian/graphical models, Gaussian process, etc.) 
  • Mastery of Deep Learning fundamentals (CNN, RNN, attention/memory, Autoregressive) and extensions (Transformer, LSTM, ResNet, etc.)  
  • Experience coding with popular frameworks 
  • Python expertise (data structures, coding patterns) along with common ML, data, math and visualization libraries/platforms 
  • Can architect large scale machine learning projects, while supporting team and client related activities (documentation, mentoring, planning, etc.) 
  • Ability to set best practices for modeling/development
  • Configuring and working in different coding environments (local, notebooks, containers) and using standard software engineering workflows (testing, code management/Git, CI/CD) 
  • Loading and saving large data sets and models efficiently 
  • Customizing models and optimizing performance 
  • Structuring code to make it modular and deployable (logging and metrics, adhering to common deployment interfaces/hooks) 
  • Ability to analyze and explain papers/theory and adapt associated models 
  • NLP specialization (NLU, NLI, QA, BERT, GPT, T5, XLNet, etc.) 
  • Some MLOps and cloud environment experience (resource configuration, optimization) 
  • Solid data engineering skills (large scale data processing in batch or stream, security and configuration best practices) 
Why Nexient As a vital member of our Engineering Practice, you will be part of one of our 100+ small cross-functional teams working side by side with some of the most talented developers, UX designers, analysts, quality engineers, and product managers out there.  From Silicon Valley to Ann Arbor, Columbus, and beyond – a career with Nexient will offer you: Remote, hybrid, or onsite opportunities: Here, you decide the work arrangement that best suits your needs and preferences. Fulfilling and challenging projects: You will be exposed to different scenarios, multiple types of clients, and the most complex business and technology initiatives. Access to the most cutting-edge technologies: You’re always going to be advancing your skillset by learning and working with the newest and most relevant technologies available out there. A positive and passionate culture: Boring and divided aren’t in our vocabulary. In fact, it’s amazing to see how, despite our exponential growth, the Nexient culture and community stay as warm, diverse, and close as ever. Plenty of opportunities for you to explore and grow: We will empower you to dream as big as you want and support you to make your career what YOU want it to be. Creative runway: We take pride in encouraging our people to question the status quo.   Our benefits program includes: ·       Medical, dental, and vision coverage·       Generous PTO, plus holidays·       401(k) plan·       Life insurance and short-term & long-term disability·       Maternity leave·       Employee Assistance Program·       Flexible spending accounts·       Health savings account  Nexient is an inclusive, equal opportunity employer. At Nexient, your uniqueness makes us better. Your uniqueness is why you are valued, you are heard, you add to our culture, and you belong. Diversity & Inclusion is hardcoded into our DNA and at the core of everything we do. Together, not separately, we strive to become even more diverse to help fuel our innovation and connect us closer with the clients and communities we serve.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our salary survey at

Tags: Agile ANN Bayesian BERT Deep Learning Engineering Git Machine Learning ML ML models MLOps NLP Python RNN Security Testing UX

Perks/benefits: Career development Flex hours Flexible spending account Flex vacation Health care Insurance Medical leave

Region: North America
Country: United States
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