Sr. Data Scientist – Time-Based Data, Machine Learning, NoSQL, Renewable Energy


Why should I apply here?

  • Entrepreneurial startup funded by a large organization
  • Executive team with a successful track record in the energy field
  • Ground-floor opportunity to work on disruptive technology
  • Technical challenges, new product development
  • Collaborative environment with a think-outside-the-box mentality
  • Excellent benefits, emphasis on work/life balance


What will I be doing?

  • Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques
  • Using state-of-the-art methods for data mining
  • Creating data collection procedures to gather data with third-party sources of information on an automated basis
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis
  • Performing ad hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner
  • Developing a deep learning model, whose forecasted values interface with the company’s automated operations
  • Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance


What skills/experience do I need?

  • B.S./M.S. in a relevant field (Math, Engineering, Computer Science, or Statistics)
  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms (k-NN, Naive Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, etc.)
  • Familiarity with common data science toolkits (R, Weka, NumPy, MatLab, etc.)
  • Familiarity with data visualization tools (D3.js, GGplot, QGIS, etc.)
  • Proficiency in using relational databases (PostgreSQL, MS SQL, etc.)
  • Proficiency in using query languages such as SQL, Hive, Pig
  • Experience with NoSQL databases such as Hadoop/HBase, MongoDB, Cassandra
  • Applied statistics skills (distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.)
  • Scripting and programming skills (Bash, Python, Ruby, C++, JavaScript, etc.)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-iteration environment


What will make my résumé stand out?

  • Background working in Power Generation, Power Marketing, or any Financial Markets


Location: Dallas, TX


Citizenship: U.S. citizens and those authorized to work in the U.S. are encouraged to apply. This company is currently unable to provide sponsorship (e.g., H1-B).


Salary: 100 – 140k + Bonus (up to 15%), 401k Match (up to 9%), Excellent Medical Benefits, and PTO


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