Senior Research Data Scientist

San Francisco, California, United States - Remote

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate USD 38K - 109K *
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Ayata is developing its Prescriptive Analytics® software by integrating the latest Artificial Intelligence (AI) and related technologies. We are looking for people with multi-disciplinary skills, especially in software design and artificial intelligence, who can write solid clean code and who are excited about applying those skills to build industrial strength software. You will be part of a multi-disciplinary team working to design, develop and implement our unique software. Your contributions will directly impact the success of the company.

Job Responsibilities and Duties

Ayata is looking for Senior Research Data Scientist who will develop AI techniques for business applications in various industries and build cloud-based AI software for predictive analytics business solutions.


  • AI technique development, providing methodology, strategy, ideas, architect, and solutions for real-word, industrial-scale and mission-critical business operations
  • Build and integrate AI technique components into a full-functioning AI business software
  • Interact with business clients, understand business requirements, propose AI software solutions to meet the business requirements, deliver and present AI software to clients
  • Understand the data set used for the modeling, prepare and preprocess data sets, train and test models and perform model feature engineering
  • Document data dictionary, data understanding, modeling strategy and approaches, and build company’s knowledge base of data and models
  • Communicate effectively with team members, management, and clients


  • Ph.D. degree in computer science, or mathematics/statistics/physics or engineering
  • 1-5 years of experience in machine learning/AI technology and software development
  • Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Digital Image Processing experience
  • Excellent hands-on code development skills in Python
  • Proven ability as a quick learner

Additional Qualifications

  • Expertise in ETL is a plus (Spark, Hadoop, SQL) in big data environments is a plus!
  • Natural Language Processing (NLP) Information retrieval and information extraction is a plus!
  • Digital Image Processing experience including OpenCV, OCR experience to convert images to text experience would be great!
  • Front-end software development experience is a plus


This position is remote at this time. When we are over the Covid concerns, Ayata may move to a flexible schedule where working out of an office could be requested at times.

*You must have a PHD to be considered for this position.


  • Compensation package (base salary + performance bonus + stock options) commensurate with experience.
  • Industry (tech/software industry) standard benefits package - medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, work-from-home (if applicable), flexible holidays, and more.

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

Tags: Big Data Engineering ETL Feature engineering Hadoop Industrial Machine Learning NLP OCR OpenCV PhD Python Research Spark SQL Statistics

Perks/benefits: Career development Equity Flex hours Health care Home office stipend

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
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