Oct 11, 2019

Associate Data Scientist

  • EAB
  • Richmond, VA, USA
Full time Data Analytics Data Science

Job Description

The Role in Brief:

EAB is looking for a multi-talented Associate Data Scientist prepared to tackle data processing, algorithmic, and machine learning challenges to build and improve Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning tools on a software platform used at over 200 colleges and universities. These tools support student success by helping students and administrators gain insight into what makes a student successful and help them make the right choices to get there, enabling more students to graduate and get the most out of their education. Your primary role on the Data Science team will be to build things — systems and frameworks for large-scale data analytics, workflow tools for machine learning, web apps for data visualization, and more.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with data scientists and software engineers to integrate machine learning models into production software systems
  • Build internal tools for data science/analytics workflows
  • Manage data processing pipelines for analyzing terabyte-scale data from multiple sources
  • Write R and Python code using current best practices
  • Coordinate with product managers, researchers, consultants, and marketers to identify opportunities for AI/ML solutions and communicate capabilities and best practices to customers

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree a quantitative field, or equivalent experience
  • Programming skills in Python, R, or another high-level language used in statistical computing
  • Experience using SQL for data cleansing, transformation, summarization, or analysis
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with both technical and non-technical team members
  • Conscientious, curious, dedicated, and quality-focused

Ideal Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience with machine learning, statistics, and the scientific method
  • Advanced degree in a relevant field
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud-based server management and machine learning services


Consistent with our belief that our employees are our most valuable resource, EAB offers a competitive benefits package:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance, dependents eligible
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match
  • Generous PTO
  • Daytime leave policy for community service or fitness activities (up to 10 hours a month each)
  • Wellness programs including gym discounts and incentives to promote healthy living
  • Dynamic growth opportunities with merit-based promotion philosophy


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