Data Scientist (Remote) at XSELL Technologies

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XSELL is currently seeking a Data Scientist to support our growing clientele and continuous improvements to our platform. This position requires the ability to work with natural language data, NLP algorithms, and ML models to improve our AI platform with a focus on measured business impact. Additional tasks include leveraging statistics to determine the main areas of opportunity for the system to improve as well as ensuring the successful launch of major initiatives. We’re still developing and senior members will play an active role in maturing the organization towards better data flows and data science processes which will include working with team members, performing statistical analysis, and writing code/docs.

Ways You Will Contribute:

  • Work closely with stakeholders throughout the organization to identify opportunities for leveraging company data to drive business solutions.
  • Understand the customer’s business model and behaviors to solve complex business issues and improve customer’s results
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data 
  • Implement and processes to answer specific business questions and identify opportunities for improvement. 
  • Improving the accuracy of the in house XSELL Recommendation System software suite by evaluating and monitoring models performance and optimizing required annotations
  • Plan and manage Data Science processes for individual clients
  • Analyzing and researching the current market trends for possible AI opportunities/improvements
  • Core data science and NLP processes supporting data/text cleaning, data transformation, data structures, metadata, dependency and workload management.
  • Analytical and soft skills to determine a strong plan that prioritizes and sequences model development work based on the delivery of maximal business value
  • Developing NLP and ML processes to support scalability of the platform
  • Identifying opportunities for internal data products and working with engineering and stakeholders to bring them to completion
  • Work in a fast-paced environment with deadlines
  • Communicate clearly and effectively with team members

What You’ll Bring:

The problems you will tackle will benefit from the following skills:

  • Masters’ Degree in Statistics, Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)
  • Must have 2+ years’ experience with Python NLP/ML (spacy, tensorflow, etc.) 
  • Experience creating and using advanced machine learning algorithms (regression, neural networks, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Python with knowledge of basic libraries for data manipulation, machine learning, natural language processing and text mining.
  • Data Wrangling/Intuition
  • Ability to incorporate written processes into daily workflow
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to create structure and processes from scratch and improve existing processes and align team members to them
  • Team oriented approach and collaboration
  • Ability to self-start
  • Strong analytic skills related to working with structured and unstructured datasets 
  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data 
  • Ability to work with large textual data sets.
  • Must be eligible to work in the US without needing sponsorship

XSELL is committed to a culture of teamwork; where everyone works together to plan, do, learn, and continuously improve. We accomplish that by staying true to our core value.

  • Best Chapter: Every XSELLer is plugged in and focused on writing their “best chapter yet”, both personally and professionally. We believe in working hard to achieve success, but that success only comes if we are doing it together. We do this with a high level of humility, integrity and compassion towards our coworkers. We celebrate and recognize each other and have a lot of fun along the way.
  • Know Us By Our Results: We do what we say and say what we do. Our coworkers and clients will “know us by our results” – we welcome that and embrace transparency and measurement.
  • Do It The XSELL Way: Together we are building an inclusive culture full of top performing, talented people that are striving towards common goals with resilience. People will admire not only the work we do but also that we “do it the XSELL way” – as one team. We do this through strong communication, collaboration and accountability to each other.
  • Open for Business: We are always “open for business” – fiercely committed to improving ourselves, our team and our company. We stay curious and approach every situation as an opportunity to learn and grow.
  • Conversations Happen In the Room: Feedback is imperative to our collective success. We approach the “conversation in the room” with respect, empathy and candor. Our dialogue with each other is always open and honest.

XSELL Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and all employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.



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