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Sr. Data Scientist

Company: Studio X
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Job Description:

General OverviewWe are an ever-growing global team of the world's most remarkable entrepreneurs, designers, engineers, venture architects, product experts, and investors.--Our venture creates a strategic advantage for the most important global companies.--Backed by a Fortune 500 conglomerate with deep ties to this industry, this venture is uniquely positioned to disrupt a multi-billion-dollar geo-exploration services industry.--Through the application of cutting-edge technology, product advantages and deep market relationships, we will provide a smart digital experience.
We are looking for a Senior Data scientist. In this role, you will be working on subsurface exploration projects, building and optimizing machine learning models, creating/refining training data and testing results on industry quality data. You will utilize Python, Java, R and other languages and libraries in order to prototype and exhaustively test models with legacy and novel integrated data types in order to solve subsurface data analysis problems. As a key contributor, you will explore for new ways to apply data science algorithms to subsurface data, share your learnings in a collaborative way to enable cross functional learning, and ultimately contribute to an automated machine learning framework that will transform the way we explore the subsurface.----Lastly, it would be nice if you are capable of performing in a research like environment, where you may be expected to prototype fast, let projects fail, identify when there is potential for further optimization--- and be uncomfortable all at the same time :)----What you should have:

  • Get your hands dirty and implement a set of prototypes/experiments to aggressively de-risk projects.
  • Capable of end to end data science prototype implementation including data analysis, holdout testing and performance framework implementation
  • Able to carry out independent algorithm research around current and future data types in order to seek optimal model architectures and new technologies
  • Be a team player, contributing and enabling team success
  • Excited to make the world a better place through technology, and wanting to be part of a team that makes it happen--What it would be nice to have:--
    • Experience building machine learning models on geophysical data--
    • Seismic, well logs, documents, mag/gravity/EM, satellite, etc...
    • Can generate research ideas and make progress independently, following through to concept select
    • Strong communication skills.
    • MS/PhD degree or equivalent practical experience. BS minimum
    • Ability to work and manage across cross-functional teams who do not report into the team to get things done
    • Communicate effectively to deliver clearly annotated prototypes to engineering team and interact effectively
      Additional Attributes:
      • Minimum five years of related work experience
      • Working experience and deep knowledge of Python, R, Java, Julia, etc---
      • Amazon AWS Experience--
      • Capable of carrying out model performance testing
      • Comfortable with the experimental design process, and capturing scientific processes in concise, clear way
      • Experience solving complex research problems
      • AWS Sagemaker experience
        Time Commitment / Travel Requirements
        • Contract--
        • Startup hours, which includes some nights/weekends

Keywords: Studio X, Austin , Sr. Data Scientist, Other , Austin, Texas

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