Senior Data Scientist

Posted on January 14th, 2021 | 16 days left to apply | 4 views



  • Implement and deploy robust, state-of-the-art algorithms in one or more of creation, curation and calibration of user-profiles, recommendation systems, and machine-learned search and retrieval systems using natural language interfaces
  • Convert analytical objectives to well-defined data requirements. Extract, clean, and transform data for purposes of analysis, modelling and reporting
  • Define, test, validate, and refine hypotheses to establish viable product use cases
  • Translate, document and communicate (written and verbal) statistical and analytical results and provide conclusions and recommendations based on data to internal/external stakeholders, oftentimes with a non-technical background
  • Work closely with other data scientists and data engineers, while collaborating productively with the Technology, Product, Marketing, and Business teams.   


  • 5+ years industry experience in data science and machine learning
  • Bachelors/Masters in Computer Science or Applied Mathematics, Statistics
  • Fluent in Python, SQL
  • Solid fundamentals of probability, statistics, mathematical optimization, and machine learning.
  • Proficient with Python data science libraries (numpy, scipy, spacy, etc.)
  • Proficient with R, Matlab or other statistical computing languages
  • Familiarity with deep learning frameworks like Tensorflow, Keras, PyTorch, etc.
  • Familiarity with big data technologies like map-reduce, NoSQL, Spark, HBase, Hive
  • A record of published patents and/or peer-reviewed conference/journal publications will be considered a big plus
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills to work with across teams


  • Humanity Centered: You believe in humanity’s ability to self-improve, and are passionate about leveraging technology to solve human-centric problems
  • Impact Creation Mindset: You seek to create lasting impact by solving problems that address systemic growth challenges
  • Think Big: You have the ability to think in terms of ambitious goals that span years, not months
  • Accountability: You have an “owner’s approach” to be able to deliver on minimal supervision
  • Problem Solving: You enjoy tackling problems using the scientific method and believe in answering questions with the backing of hard data
  • Execution: You are comfortable writing production-ready code to include testing and maintenance and are able to put models into production



  • Courage & Initiative: You have an owners’ approach to deliver on our plans & ideas and the entrepreneurial mindset to take risks and embrace failure
  • Humility & Adaptability: You have a beginners’ mindset and always seek to learn and you are flexible and embrace pivoting
  • Possibility & Adventure: You are passionate about life and have a growth mindset, focusing on the solutions to drive scale and achieve ambitious goals
  • Resilience: You tackle difficult situations with a can-do attitude and are relentless in the pursuit of your goals 
  • Emergent leadership & Emotional Intelligence: You are self-aware and can manage your emotions and you have an empathic, collaborative approach to leadership and love working with others
At The Room, we work with the world's most ambitious doers to accelerate their impact. We do this by connecting exceptional people to each other and opportunities that allow them to do more for the world. Individuals from around the world find and share opportunities, events, networks and resources to co-create a collective where opportunity and talent meet. The Room as a platform is here to support members become the best version of themselves while sharing in the joy and fulfillment of helping others do the same.
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