Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Gaggle is Hiring a Remote Machine Learning Engineer


Gaggle, not to be confused with Kaggle, is a company that analyzes text information from students to identify abuse, bullying and other bad behavior. They're trying to create a safe online learning environment for children and need machine learning to make it better.

Skills and Requirements

  • BS, MS or PhD degree in Mathematics, Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, or related technical field.
  • Strong background in Text Analysis or Natural Language Processing
  • Experience coding in Java, Scala, or Python.
  • Strong background in Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence.
  • Experience training/tuning/deploying Machine Learning models in production environments for real-time processing

Monday, December 14, 2015

Metacog is Hiring a Remote Senior Data Scientist


Metacog is hiring a remote senior data scientist. They build tools for online learning. They are looking for folks to help them predict the learners state: engaged, board, happy, sad, etc. They were hiring back in October for a regular ol' data scientist. Now it's senior.


REQUIREMENTS

· Two years experience in applied data science or data science-related degree

· Programming skills e.g. Python, Scala, R

· Knowledge about machine learning algorithms such as logistic regression, support vector machines, decision trees, random forest and k-means clustering

· Familiarity with cloud computing (AWS)

· Experience with social programming tools (GitHub)

Friday, December 11, 2015

SageAxcess is Hiring a Remote Lead Data Scientist

SageAxcess, Inc.
SageAxcess, Inc is a startup looking at user behavior analytics in the network security field. They're looking to hire a remote lead data scientist to come in and begin working quickly to build predictive models.

Requirements:

•Expertise in machine learning and statistical analysis approaches such as classification, clustering, regression, statistical inference, etc.

•Strong problem solving skills


•Proficient in Python


•Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Data Robot is Hiring a Remote Data Science Educator


DataRobot a machine learning as a service provider, known for hiring top Kagglers and long work hours, is looking to hire a "data science educator" to share their knowledge with the world. You will develop training programs to deliver advanced training in Data Science to the world.



Minimum requirements
  • Teaching or public speaking experience
  • Strong background in Math/Statistics
  • Data Analyst/Science experience
  • Excellent writing skills.
  • Knowledge within different vertical markets (Finance, Telco, Healthcare, Insurance)

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Metacog is Hiring a Remote Data Scientist


Metacog is looking to hire a remote data scientist (the Kaggle job posting specifically says 'remote') The company builds "smart learning products" for education and gaming systems. "We want someone who can work with our Educational Data Mining Experts and build engines to analyze, score, and surface learning pathways and patterns"
Responsibilities:
  • Architect and implement the company's Big Data system using AWS Cloud services (Kinesis, EC2, S3, Auto-Scaling, Load-Balancer, Cloud Watch).
  • Implement data models developed by our learning scientists for deeper understanding around learning in interactive digital spaces, including educational games, simulations, and technology enhanced assessment items.
  • Build and interpret probabilistic models of complex, highly-dimensional datasets.
  • Write semantic classification algorithms using a combination of Python, Java, C, C++, Scala, Scalding, R, Julia etc.
  • Organize, analyze, retrieve, classify, and report on student json clickstream and log data streams.

Friday, October 9, 2015

ClubCollect is Looking to Hire a Remote Data Scientist


ClubCollect, a company that helps clubs and organizations send invoices and collect payments, is looking to hire a remote data scientist / analyst. The company has offices in Europe but is also open to remote work. They promise access to all of their data, if you're hired! ClubCollect is looking for someone to uncover insights about their business and help them with prediction and future forecasting. They're looking for someone who has:
  • Experience with a similar job in another company;
  • Programming experience — this job is not only “number painting in Excel”, you really need to deep-dive into SQL data

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Spaceknow is Hiring a Remote Imaging Scientist


Spaceknow is looking to hire a remote Imaging Scientist. This person will hope write remote and direct sensing analytics for industrial applications. Experience in remote sensing or signal processing is a plus:


Requirements:
  • Hands-on data sensor and systems development, data acquisition and research analysis experience in one or more of the following fields: electromagnetic fields, radiofrequency, thermal, near infrared, acoustics, optics, image acquisition, airborne and other remote sensing technologies.
  • Data analysis and signal processing skills with ability to independently prototype sensor systems, acquisition protocols, data handling and analysis applications (Python, Matlab, R).
  • Software development experience for data manipulation, data mining or prototype development using Python , C#, Matlab, or R.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Domino is Hiring a Remote Data Science Evangelist


Domino Data Labs, makers of the data-science-as-a-service-platform is looking to hire a remote "data science evangelist." This position looks like a lot of fun. The, "job as a Data Science Evangelist is to be on the front lines, working with our users to spread the use of Domino"
This is a unique role that combines data science, human interaction, product understanding, and teaching/training/evangelism. As such, we’re looking for a unique individual, not a specific resume template. As a rough guide there, we think a successful person in this role will…
  • Have familiarity with a wide range of tools, and an interest in staying up to date on the latest techniques and trends in data science (e.g., R, Python, deep learning, h2o, scikit-learn, caret, etc)
  • Be deeply motivated by helping people achieve their goals. You find it rewarding and satisfying to give someone advice, sample code, or training that lets them work better and complete projects faster.
  • Enjoy interacting with people, teaching them new things, showing them new techniques.
Domino was looking for a similar position back in April of 2015. Not sure if this is a 2nd addition or they just didn't find anyone last time.

Thursday, September 17, 2015

Clutch Holdings is Hiring a Remote Senior Data Scientist


Clutch Holdings is hiring a senior data scientist to, "synthesize and leverage our rich dataset of consumer and multi-channel transaction data to help our brands achieve their aggressive marketing goals."

Requirements:

You could have a Master’s Degree in operations research, applied statistics, data mining, machine learning, physics or a related quantitative discipline. Alternatively, you could have at least 3-5 years of applied "industry" data science experience. We are not hung up on credentials, we just want the best data scientist we can find who is rigorously pragmatic, inventive, and can deliver solutions requiring short feedback loops for delivery. You have a deep understanding of statistical and predictive modeling concepts, machine-learning approaches, clustering and classification techniques, and recommendation and optimization algorithms.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Spatially Is Hiring a Remote Data Scientist


Spatially (which confusingly has a website called URBAN4M) is hiring a remote data scientist (and senior data scientist). The company provides, "location intelligence so you can make better decisions about place and location".  The requirements include:
  • Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Data Science, Engineering, Statistics, Mathematics or related field. 
  • 4+ years relevant experience with a proven track record of leveraging analytics and large amounts of data to drive significant business impact. 
  • Expertise in machine learning, predictive analytics, statistical modeling, and data algorithms.

Monday, September 14, 2015

Receiptful Is Looking for a Remote Data Scientist


Receptiful is looking to hire a remote data scientist. The company, which does something with receipts and "super charging customer interactions" needs help to turn them into a "data driven" company. The requirements are:
  • You have practical experience with applying data mining techniques to real world data.
  • You have a passion for the eCommerce space and building products and solutions that drive incredible value for other businesses.
  • You enjoy working within a team without compromising your own initiative and intuition.
  • You take action and pay attention to detail.
  • You have superior communication skills.

Friday, September 11, 2015

FireEye is Hiring a Remote Senior Data Scientist


FireEye, a company that "provides real-time threat protection to enterprises and governments worldwide" is looking to hire a remote senior data scientist. If you're interested in cyber security and meeting the following requirements, you should check it out:
  • Experience in applying a wide variety of unsupervised and supervised machine learning techniques, and the ability to turn big data into actionable intelligence.
  • Polyglot - able to learn and contribute using different languages and technologies
  • Significant development experience with Python 
  • Strong development experience with C, or C++, and JavaScript

Friday, August 14, 2015

BEN Energy is Hiring a Remote Data Scientist


BEN Energy is looking to hire a remote data scientist. The company is looking to make a difference in the European energy market with data. Requirements:

  • You have a track record of turning data into relevant insights
  • You self-reliantly build analyses and predictions combining various data sources
  • You are a lean prototyping machine, developing new ideas and testing them frequently
  • Your weapon of choice is R; other languages are a bonus

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

VisionMobile is Looking for a Remote Data Scientist


VisionMobile is looking to hire a remote data scientist. The company does research in the "software economy" and is " the leading research company in the app economy. "

As a Data Scientist, you will have 2-4 years working experience in number crunching, data analysis and visualisation. You will be fearless in data crunching and keen to show-off your pivots and scorecards with eye-candy that begs to differ from boring Excel charts.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

DataRobot is Hiring a Remote Data Scientist


DataRobot is again hiring for a remote data scientist. This time, explicitly. I'm not sure what they do, other than, "delivering best-in-class data science solutions ". The job entails:

As a Data Scientist you will work on our machine learning platform and actively contribute to the development of our state-of-the-art preprocessing and modeling capabilities. You will join some of the best and brightest Data Scientists in the world in order to build innovative predictive modeling solutions that allow end-users to build more accurate models faster.

Friday, July 17, 2015

Selerity is Hiring a Remote Data Scientist


Selerity is hiring a remote data scientist. This senior position will help "change how the world interacts with news." They're looking to move their finance products into the media space. Among other requirements, you must:

  • Possess a rock-solid background in Computer Science (minimum BS in Comp Sci or related field) + at least 5 years (ideally 10+) of challenging work experience.
  • Advanced degree is a plus but you're not just an academic -- you have hands-on software engineering experience applying complex algorithms to real-world problems at scale.
  • Demonstrated advanced proficiency in one or more of the following fields: Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Recommendation Systems.
  • Understand that a statistically rigorous process of forming and testing hypotheses is more important than the latest buzzword.
Among Selerity's perks are "nerf and drones" - what's not to love?

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

TouchPal is Hiring a Remote Data Scientist


TouchPal, a global maker of mobile software products, is looking to hire a data scientist. It's top product is the TouchPal Keyboard app. When I asked if they were open to remote work, they said, "Yes, of course." Refreshingly direct. The job entails:

  • Solve ML/NLP problems over very large data sets.
  • Apply ML/NLP algorithms and statistical techniques to build data product features.
  • Leverage data to identify, quantify and influence tangible business gain.
  • Actively contribute to taking the data science at TouchPal to the next level.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Truepad is Hiring a Remote Data Scientist


Truepad is looking to hire a remote data scientist to build predictive models for real estate markets. Qualifications include statistics, ML, programming and pretty much the standard gamut of DS related tools:

This role will involve taking residential real estate information we have collected and creating effective means to generate methods to predict real estate market conditions. Specific predictions include how likely a home is to sell, how many transactions will occur in the market, future residential housing demand and future consumer confidence in the housing industry. To test the success of the data science and modeling, the predictions will be measured against various housing indexes and real estate stocks.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Sonian is Hiring a Remote Analytics Software Engineer


Sonian is looking to hire a remote analytics software engineer. Sonian makes, "software that helps businesses archive, organize, preserve, search, discover, and analyze their most important files and messages." The position entails:

  • Design and implement analytics on communications and files (e.g. email, IM, etc.) to help customers understand trending topics, who is collaborating with who, average response times, communication frequency, alerting to sensitive information and quantitative thresholds, and much much more
  • Architect how information is processed, stored, and presented
  • Be versed in algorithm development, text analytics, machine learning, or other analytical processing paradigms.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

EAS Is Hiring a Remote Sports Algorithms Developer


Essential Algorithms Solutions (EAS)  is looking for a remote algorithms developer to help build betting algorithms for its online games. If being a digital bookie sounds fun, check it out:
Sports Algorithms Developers at EAS write software algorithms which analyse real-time sports statistics and utilise those statistics to set sports betting odds and probabilities. Prior experience in writing sports or gaming-related algorithms is a major plus, but not a requirement.  However, prior experience in writing data analysis algorithms of some kind is required.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Clevertech is Hiring a Remote Data Scientist


Clevertech, a company that builds mobile apps, is hiring a remote experienced data scientist. The job, which is pretty vague, is described as requiring:

  • You have a software engineering background and experience programming in R.
  • You’re analytical and comfortable with increasingly large, ‘real-life’ datasets—you’re ready to shine via trial by fire.
  • You know how to make meaningful data-like contributions to production code and provide essential insights.

Thursday, June 4, 2015

Target is Hiring a Remote Senior Search Engine Relevance Engineer


Target (the classier Walmart) is hiring a senior search engine relevance engineer.

Notes on Job:
  • Lead and develop search relevance features on our ecommerce search engine 
  • Define search metrics to validate and qualify search relevance on the engine
  • Experience in one or more of these areas: Search Relevancy, Search metrics measurement, Query Classification, Lexical Matching, Dynamic ranking and Static Ranking 
  • Excellent problem solver, data mining, and search algorithm development skills
  • Expertise in one or more of the following areas: search simulations, lexical matching, fuzzy matching technique, document static ranking, dynamic ranking, relevance tuning

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Appbase.io is Hring a Remote Data Hacker


Appbase.io, a young Tech Stars company that does something with "realtime queries" is looking to hire a remote Data Hacker. You would be:

A developer who lives by data, loves to hack on growth and is found writing/sharing new hacks. Plus if you love dev conferences / meetups, talking and understanding other developers.
I don't know what "hacking on growth" is, or how you'll "live by data", but good luck

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Buffer is Hiring a Remote Growth & Data Analyst



We've refined our product development process drastically recently. The way we identify opportunities for our Research, Product and Tech teams to focus on is through extensive analysis of our available data on our customers.
You'll have a very deep understanding about SaaS growth metrics and how to identify key metrics to dig in deeper. This means deep understanding of churn, LTV, AARRR metrics and other specific numbers important for subscription business. You can understand various datasets quickly and you know how to create visualizations and make conclusions using tools like Looker and CSV tools. You can offer guidance to our Data team on how to further build out our growth dashboard to help us keep making validated decisions.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Blossom is Hiring a Remote Data Science Engineer



With Blossom we’re building a “Google-now”-like experience for software development teams.
Whether that means sentiment analysis on a comment thread in a feature discussion, automatically identifying technical debt in pull requests or helping people to make better sense of productivity & performance metrics — there are a lot of use-cases where we can assist software developers in their day to day.

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Baremetrics is Hiring a Remote Data Scientist


Baremetics is looking to hire a remote / telecommute  data scientist. The company builds a SaaS analytics tool for the Stripe payments platform.

Help surface interesting business insights from millions of data points across multiple companies. Hundreds of businesses rely on Baremetrics to provide insight into the revenue of their business. Your job would be to provide and surface interesting business insights and projections that help others grow their businesses based on their historical data.
With 10's of millions of data points across hundreds of businesses, you'll have lots of data to do interesting things with.

PS. Stripe is also hiring for remote data science positions. 

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Medbravo Is Hiring a Cancer Fighting Data Scientist



We need a java backend engineer to work with NLP (natural language processing), big-data, solr, hadoop .. In essence, if you are a fast learning engineer and you are interested in data-mining techniques and you enjoy building algorithms as well as applying math concepts, do not hesitate to contact us.
We are a three-engineers team. We apply text-­mining semi­-supervised algorithms for information extraction from big data on clinical trial protocols. We expect you to improve the performance of our algorithms & processes, optimize the use of Lucene API /Solr and use Hadoop. 

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Penske Media Corp. Is Hiring a Data Scientist


Penske Media Corp. is creating a new, open-ended, data science position. The company, "is a constellation of global media brands" which is nearly meaningless to me, but at any rate:

We’re seeking a Data Scientist to join our Engineering team. This is a new role, and somewhat open ended. Are you more of a devops person with some data science leanings? Are you a data scientist who knows a bit about database storage engines? Great — either way this is the job for you.

What would you be doing?
  • Build tools to parse and analyze high volume data across all PMC properties
  • Work with Engineering team to determine how to collect data to achieve our goals
  • Pulling useful information into our internal analytics dashboard
  • Using Data! and Science! to answer questions about our content and content production
 

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Kissmetrics is Hiring a Software Engineer with an Interest in Data Science


Web analytics company Kissmetrics is hiring software engineers. Data Science and Visualization interests are needed:

Help us build solutions that make you and our customers happy. If you're interested in data science, data visualization, API design, Infrastructure or any of the technologies you see here, give us a holler.

Monday, May 18, 2015

Covance Hiring a Statistical Programmer


Covance is hiring a Principle Statistical Programmer for home based work - I assume that means remote. The job requires, among other things:

Act as the Lead Programmer overseeing technical planning for increasingly complex projects including global and multiple study projects, Integrated of Summary of Safety (ISS) and Integrated Summary of Efficacy (ISE) and electronic submissions.• Act as the Biometrics Project Manager for assigned projects.• Work on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangible variables; development of technical solutions to abstract problems which require the use of ingenuity and creativity.• Review and interpret Statistical Analysis Plans and provide comments for assigned projects.

Friday, May 15, 2015

Blackboard is Hiring a Senior Data Scientist


Educational company Blackboard is hiring a senior data scientist. Apparently they offer free flu shots as one of their perks.

the Sr. Data Scientist plays an integral role in the design, development and implementation of machine learning and statistical methods on big data sets to identify students at-risk of low performance in a course, determine online course design characteristics and their impacts on student learning, and other analysis projects related to learning and teaching with technology.  Findings from this research will be used to create production-level algorithms within Blackboard applications and inform product development priorities.

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Beaglef Is Hiring a Data Scientist


Ride-sharing service, Beaglef is hiring a senior data scientist. They are looking for a
Senior Data Scientist with strong knowledge of: Hadoop, Hive, MapReduce, R, Pig, Spark and Python big plus would be: Machine Learning, Statistical Modeling, Data Mining, Pattern Recognition, Information Retrieval, and Natural Language Processing

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Knot 63 Is Hiring a Data Scientist


Knot 63 is hiring a data scientist. They are a machine learning consulting firm.

Where others see a 8 GB SQL dump, you see a thousand stories waiting to be uncovered. You're characterized by an overdose of curiosity with a healthy serving of skepticism. You can run an analytics campaign to optimize a sales funnel or build a web-scarping, NL processing recommendation. 
You know the tools of the trade and know which one fits the problem — Hadoop and Excel can co-exist peacefully. You're used to being the smartest kid in the room. You don't care if anybody else know that. Your work speaks for itself. You're our next data scientist.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

SooStone is Hiring a Data Engineer



In this role, you will focus on prototyping, developing and engineering methods and systems that process data, both in batch and streaming fashions, in order to produce actionable insights. Haskell will be used in a significant portion of the work in addition to technologies like Hadoop, SQL and RDBMSs. This is a hybrid position that will combine data science with systems engineering. Ideal candidates will:
  • Take delight in putting academic algorithms and ideas to practical use
  • Have significant knowledge and experience in working with large data systems, statistical analysis, machine learning and related topics
  • Have a good understanding of SQL syntax and sematics
  • Have significant experience developing reliable software that can scale to production use

Monday, May 11, 2015

DataRobot Is Looking for a Data Science Intern



As a data science intern, you will be working on various projects, including testing and analyzing the performance of different models, participating in data science meeting and assisting our expert data scientists in their daily activities.
To become part of our team you need:
  • To know how to code in at least one object oriented language
  • Have a solid command of statistics and a knowledge of machine learning techniques
  • Posses a background in Data Science, Machine Learning, or Computer Science 
  • Have a passion for data and desire to change the world
  • Excellent communication skills, especially written
  • Pursuing an MS or BS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineer, or related field.
  • Authorization to work in the US

Friday, May 8, 2015

Pennsylvania State University Is Hiring a Programmer/Analyst


PSU's TLT Studio is looking to hire a Ruby/Rails programmer and analyst. The studio, "build[s] things to support innovative teaching, learning, research, and communication."

Bonus points if you light up when you think about one or more of the following: Game mechanics, activity streams, reputation and recommendations systems, social learning systems, complicated taxonomies, information visualization, and learning platforms. You put metrics to work for you; you can tell an actionable metric from a fluffy one. You have experience with other languages and frameworks and may have even developed for platforms like iPhone, Android, and Facebook.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Modelshop is Hiring a Data Analyst


Modelshop is looking to hire a data analysis. Modelshop, "is a platform for quickly creating analytic decision applications." They seem to targeting credit risk and business analysis first.

Data analyst for an innovative new analytic application platform start-up. Work with customers in the credit and investment analytics space to create sophisticated decision models that model their business and make automated real-time decisions.

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Remote Junior Data Scientists and Interns?

A few days ago @DataDanaL tweeted:



That's a great question. Anyone have any thoughts on the matter?

It seems to me that the goal in hiring personnel is for them to be responsible and motivated workers. Just because they're junior or an intern doesn't remove this goal. I've personally dealt with a remote intern and it worked out fine. Also, given most junior and DS intern positions would be targeted at folks that already have a BS and are in graduate school, it self-selects towards more responsible workers.

Visidraft Is Hiring a Computer Vision Researcher


Visidraft is looking to hire a computer vision expert to work on their augment reality product.

Computer Vision Researcher:
- Has built or implemented a SLAM system from scratch
- Proficient in C or C++
- Has used ROS
- Has worked with OpenCV or the PCL
- Mathemagician

Monday, May 4, 2015

Scent Trunk is looking for a Lead Developer / Data Scientist


Scent Trunk (what a name ... ) is looking to hire a lead developer to manage a team of developers building a machine learning system for "the fragrance industry." Netflix for your sniffer.

The lead developer will manage a team of developers to continue building the machine learning algorithm. The primary aspects of the algorithm which must be developed: - Data science to optimize the initial choice of samples sent out - Feedback loop - Data collection - Algorithm automation - Operations automation 

Who wouldn't want to discover their scent profile!?

Friday, May 1, 2015

Luzi is Looking for a CTO


Luzi is looking to hire a CTO with engineering and machine learning experience. They are cagey about what they're doing, but I'm guess it'll be characterized as "revolutionary." "Change the world, starting with sleep", they say.

Must wear many hats and be ready to quickly scale the organization. Ideally you would be well versed in ios, Android, leading teams, and have an EE and machine learning background, but EE and Android is not a necessity. 

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Amicus is Looking for A Research Associate (part-time)

Amicus is looking to hire a research associate to help them build a "page rank-like algorithm to calculate legal risk in online contracts." The gig is listed as part-time, but hey, you get to be on the patent!

We are looking for a part-time research associate with ninja-like data science, mathematical and algorithmic skills. We are building the next PageRank-like algorithm to calculate legal risk in Online Contracts. This is a rare opportunity to be part of a patent pending algorithm development, and become part of owning a patent.

GoLorry is Looking for a CTO

GoLorry is looking to find a CTO with experience in mapping and routing algorithms, among other CTO-ish things. They are looking to change the way that goods are transported in India.

We required tech architect with strong technical skills and extensive experience in handling databases. In addition the skills mentioned below would also be highly valued:
-Strong algorithmic composing and programming skill set
-Experience with building and/or interacting with mapping data, geospatial services, large datasets, routing algorithms and traffic pattern analysis
-Experience in statistical inferences/analysis, data mining and time series analysis

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

SkyWardIO Hiring Aerial Drone Knowledge Representation and Reasoning Developer


SkyWardIO is hiring a, "aerial drone knowledge representation and reasoning developer." Put that on your business card! Their copy is quite obtuse, but I think that amounts to a software developer / operations researcher with machine learning experience.

As a member of the technical specialist team, you’ll work with the team lead, UI/UX lead, and full stack team to design and develop schemas, ontologies, and API specifications (25%). You’ll develop the models or develop ingesters/mappers to bring data in and out of the production system (25%), write rules and rule engine interfaces (25%), and integrate semantic and statistical models into a Java enterprise and object oriented system (25%). 

 As one of the job perks, you'll get, "$1,000 allowance for your own, personal drone... everyone in the company enjoys flying these things!"

Shredding Your Workday

“It’s like the front door of the office is like a Cuisinart and you walk in and your day is shredded to bits.” - Jason Fried, Basecamp


Monday, April 27, 2015

List of PyCon Companies and their Desire for Remote Workers


While not strictly data science focused, Brian Dailey took the time to interview all the companies at the PyCon 2015 job fair and ask about their interest in hiring remote workers. Here's the results of the survey. Here's the data in an IPython Notebook.

DataFi is Hiring a Senior Data Scientist


DataFi is hiring a remote Senior Data Scientist in the Financial Technology and Construction Lending space.

As a data scientist on our team, you will be tasked with designing and implementing predictive models. You will utilize the latest techniques in machine learning and statistics to solve big problems in the Financial Technology space. You’ll be working alongside the business development team to deeply understand the nuances of construction lending and use that knowledge to design a model that will be one of the pillars of our company’s success. You’ll then help the product team build that model into the rest of the web platform. From exploration to execution, you will be critical to the design and implementation of our data product.

Saturday, April 25, 2015

Signifyd Is Looking for "Sheriff" ... Data Scientist with a Gun?


Signifiyd Inc. is looking for a "sheriff" / software engineer. No kidding. It seems that means an engineer with machine learning experience to help them find payment fraud.

... we're looking for world-class engineers who are eager to learn, adopt, and contribute to a reactive style of programming.  The position is for a backend engineer and will involve architecting and building scalable, event-driven fraud detection systems.

Machine learning experience is "highly desired." Points for originality.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Be a Data Scientist Mentor at Thinkful


Thinkful is looking to hire 1-on-1 data science coaches for their students. The position is part-time and remote.

Thinkful students sharpen their skills in weekly 1-on-1 sessions as they work through our project-based curriculum and build data science skills to better their careers or advance personal projects. Work with our students as they learn to acquire, clean, analyze and visualize data to answer meaningful questions in Python and work towards a career in data science.

Continuum Analytics Hiring Client Facing Data Scientist


Continuum Analytics, the makers of the exceptional Anaconda python distribution, is hiring a client-facing data scientist.

We are looking for accomplished scientists and engineers interested in a customer-facing software consultancy that could lead to full time placement with a customer at the conclusion of a project or additional work with other clients. Many of these roles allow for involvement with our core technologies as needed by the customer.  The more experienced candidate will have a strong technical background with at least a Masters Degree in Statistics, Science, Engineering, or related field with a solid understanding of Data Science.

Continuum has had a huge positive impact on the data science world, and it's great to see them hiring data scientists.

Domino Is Looking for a Data Scientist Evangelist


Domino, maker of data science SaaS platform, is hiring a data scientist evangelist to do what sounds like the best job ever:

We're looking for a Data Science Evangelist to be the outward face of Dominoto the data science community: do your own analysis projects and write about them; help our users with their analyses; attend meetups and other events. This is a great opportunity for someone with diverse interests who wants exposure to a breadth of sophisticated data science use cases. Interested? Let us know!

I contacted Nick Elprin and Domino and asked if they were open to remote, to which he said: "Sure, we're open to remote candidates." So, let them know RemoteDataScience sent you!

Monday, April 20, 2015

Humana is Hiring a Data Scientist / Statistician


Humana, a healthcare and insurance company, is hiring a data scientist / statistician (old school!) for a new analytics group.

Humana is seeking an experienced statistician with demonstrated health and wellness data analysis expertise to join a newly created Science & Analytics team in Wellness department.  The Science & Analytics area within Wellness designs and conducts scientific research to improve the health of our consumers.  The data scientist will be responsible for answering vital scientific questions relevant to Humana’s Wellness Products and Services.  The ideal candidate will be creative and innovative in planning analytic studies and data visualization, have experience working with large complex data sets from various sources (e.g., health care systems, claims, services operations, apps, external sources, survey data), have advanced statistical skills, have demonstrated expertise in leveraging big data, and be skilled at planning and conducting next generation analyses to predict and influence consumer Wellness behaviors.

Pithy Inspirational Quote: Be a Good Writer to be Remote

In a co-located office, a lot of information is shared in-person. In a remote situation, everything is shared via written communication. Communication is one of the most important parts of remote team. Therefore, good writers are valuable.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Stripe is Hiring a Credit Risk Analyst


Stripe is hiring a credit risk analysis, which is semi-related to data science. As with other Stripe jobs, they give a location (San Francisco) but say on their hiring page that they are open to remote work. So what's a "credit risk analyst" do?

You'll work closely with our risk, finance and machine learning teams to build credit policies for our diverse user segments, design solutions that can scale with our user base, and think through how to best evaluate and manage credit risk for businesses small, large, conventional and unique.
You’ll:
  • Work with the risk and finance teams to improve Stripe's credit risk policies, define acceptable exposure at the segment and entity level, and manage portfolio risk.
  • Work closely with the machine learning team to create statistical models that estimate the probability of default and extent of exposure across a wide range of businesses. 
  • Design creative ways to manage risk for large or unusual accounts that don't fit into traditional statistical models.
  • Work with the risk team to create processes (both manual and automated) to handle deviations from acceptable risk levels and develop ways to proactively mitigate risk.
  • Build reporting systems to analyze and track the performance of our credit risk models and strategies.

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