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Data Scientist

Company: Astraea
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Job Description:

We are a rapidly-scaling startup searching for a mission-oriented Data Scientist to join our forward-thinking, innovative team of developers and entrepreneurs. We seek innately curious, intellectually-driven individuals who are passionate about using technology to solve the world's most challenging problems. - -In this role, you will support research and development activities for Earth-observing data exploration and machine learning algorithms, work with clients across multiple industries (e.g. sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, responsible real estate, carbon offset, and conservation) to build custom analytics solutions for their businesses, and collaborate with the product team to translate use cases into feature requirements for Astraea's EarthAI platform. You'll be building production-grade analytic pipelines that transform pixels into insights. - - -Full-time position. Fully remote or hybrid options available. Competitive salary, generous time off, benefits package, and equity options. - -Responsibilities - -

  • Build geospatial AI/ML solutions to solve business challenges for our clients -
  • Collaborate with the product development team to convert client use cases into roadmap requirements for the platform -
  • Support product and revenue operations teams as technical solutions support -
  • Research and apply cutting edge deep learning computer vision algorithms to remote sensing data -
  • Process structured and unstructured data to create data pipelines for machine learning use cases -
  • Present information using modern data visualization techniques and web frameworks - -Skills and Qualifications - -Required -
    • 1-3 years experience as a Data Scientist or Data Analyst (or similar position) -
    • Understanding of machine learning, deep learning, and mathematical modeling -
    • Experience in data mining and analysis using common programming languages (such as Python, R, Java, and SQL) -
    • Analytical mind and problem-solving aptitude -
    • Experience using version control for collaborative software development (e.g., Git) -
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills -
    • Ability to work independently in a collaborative, dynamic, cross-functional environment -
    • B.S. (or equivalent degree) in Data Science, Computer Science, Engineering, natural or social sciences, or other relevant quantitative field - -Beneficial but Optional -
      • Experience working with Earth-observing data and GIS data processing methods -
      • Experience in the deployment and monitoring of predictive models -
      • Domain knowledge in one or more relevant industries -
      • Prior use of Apache Spark, Dask, AWS, ArcGIS, or QGIS -

Keywords: Astraea, Charlottesville , Data Scientist, Other , Charlottesville, Virginia

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