Data Scientist

Cambridge, Massachusetts
Software Engineering – Applications
Full Time
As a Data Scientist at CiBO you’ll join a collaborative team of developers, data scientists, agronomists, and remote sensing experts. You will help build customer facing apps and our core platform to create, improve, and scale agricultural models. Our culture is built on cross-disciplinary collaboration, learning, and rapid prototyping. CiBO is a science-based company, so prepare to learn and invent with us!
      Graduate degree in a technical field and 5+ years experience as a Data Scientist working on commercial software products
      Experience engineering production-level software systems evidenced by having built a parallel/distributed system, using software best practices, performance optimizations, or an automated pipeline to interpret other data science experiments
      Experience applying the scientific method to complex, multivariate unstructured problems to produce rigorously-defendable conclusion in prose and graphics
      Experience across and significant work in at least one of clustering and classification, multivariate regression, prediction, and forecasting; and dimensionality reduction and feature engineering
      Experience or interest in Bayesian methods of crafting generative probabilistic models; engineering informative priors and solution via MCMC
      Experience collecting, curating, structuring and retrieving large data sets in relational databases.
      Additional experience with NoSQL preferred

Bonus Qualifications (Not Required):
      Experience with either time-series or spatial statistics, especially Gaussian Processes
      Experience creating complex data visualizations for multivariate data
      Experience with AWS or other programmatic distributed computing environments
      Experience with Bayesian non-parametrics (CRP, IBP, etc.)
      Experience with advanced MCMC techniques such as DREAM, Hamiltonian-MC, variational approximations, etc.
      Experience or keen interest in FP {Scala, Haskell, Clojure, Erlang, OCaML/SML, Elm, F#}