Senior Data Scientist


Full Time Senior-level / Expert Clearance required
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About the Company

Clarifai is a leading, full-lifecycle deep learning AI platform for computer vision and natural language processing. We help organizations transform unstructured images, video, and text data into structured data at a significantly faster and more accurate rate than humans would be able to do on their own. Founded in 2013 by Matt Zeiler, Ph.D. Clarifai has been a market leader in AI since winning the top five places in image classification at the 2013 ImageNet Challenge. Clarifai continues to grow with employees remotely based throughout the United States and in Tallinn, Estonia.

We have secured $40M in funding up to date, backed by Menlo Ventures, Google Ventures, USV, NVIDIA, Qualcomm, Osage, Lux Capital, LDV Capital, and Corazon Capital.  

Clarifai is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing, hiring, and retaining a diverse workforce.

Your Impact

Apply your data science skills to help customers and Clarifai engineers leverage and understand data and model results, provide direction to maximize model impacts.

Your Opportunity

Note: We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to sponsor visas for this particular opportunity, as we are looking for someone who is eligible to obtain a TS or Secret Clearance.

As a member of our Research Team, you will solve real world problems through a process of prototyping, implementation, measurement, and iteration. You'll work closely with members of our Applied Machine Learning team to improve models and bring products to market based on your research.   You help us kick off work in new domains for Clarifai or add new capabilities to existing product lines. We will look to you to apply your past hands-on experience with machine learning and data analytics. Important for the job is the ability to work in different modes:
  • explore data and provide analysis and insights
  • write code that others can understand, adopt, and extend

Data scientists are expected to follow the best engineering practices as appropriate for the stage of work, such as tracking work in source control, giving and receiving code reviews, writing tests for your code. We are looking for someone motivated by having their ideas and creations out in the world in the hands of users and who shares our excitement about the potential of machine learning to positively transform our world. We value a collaborative, inclusive environment and seek those who are skilled at sharing knowledge inside and outside of Clarifai.


  • Demonstrated capability of extracting actionable insights from diverse real-world datasets
  • Fluent with Python, as well as experience with packages such as NumPy, pandas, scikit-learn, and matplotlib.
  • Hands-on experience working with large datasets using SQL or other data analytics tools like Pandas, Apache Spark, etc.
  • 1+ years of hands-on experience crafting and experimenting with neural networks, machine learning techniques and computer vision
  • Experience with using a neural network framework such as TensorFlow, Keras, Caffe, or Torch

Great to Have:

  • Experience with imagery, geospatial or computer vision
  • Experience with government contracts and interactions
  • Security Clearance
Job tags: AI Caffe Computer Vision Data Analytics Deep Learning Engineering Keras Machine Learning Matplotlib NumPy Pandas Python Research Scikit-Learn Security Spark SQL TensorFlow
Job region(s): North America
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