Data Scientist - Athens

Athens, Greece
Data & Analytics
Full-time
The role

Libraries and scholarly publishers organize, disseminate and preserve the world’s knowledge. RedLink is a Silicon Valley startup with the mission of helping the industry gain an in-depth understanding of the complex scholarly ecosystem as it constantly evolves. To fulfill this mission, we continuously collect and analyze massive, diverse data sets using cutting-edge technologies. We are looking for a bright and enthusiastic data scientist to join our global team and have a strong impact to our growing portfolio of innovative products.

Responsibilities

    • Analyze and make sense of large and complex datasets from multiple sources.
    • Apply advanced data science techniques to solve challenging practical problems, mainly in the following areas:
    • a) Information extraction from semi-structured and unstructured sources
      b) Recommender systems
      c) Data matching and entity resolution
    • Leverage advanced machine learning algorithms and mechanisms to design and develop production-grade end-to-end data products from data extraction to concrete outputs.

Things we're looking for

    • MSc or (preferably) PhD in Computer Science, Math or Statistics.
    • Strong presentation and communication skills in English (verbal and written).
    • Solid background and research track record in Machine Learning.
    • Capacity for developing production quality software (preferably with Java).
    • Experience with distributed scalable big data and machine learning frameworks (Spark, MLlib, Mahout or equivalent).
    • Practical experience in applying machine learning techniques for a) information extraction from semi-structured and unstructured sources b) recommender systems c) Data matching d) entity resolution d) data integration
    • Hands-on experience with NoSQL data stores (MongoDB, Elastic Search, Google Cloud Datastore or equivalent) would be a plus.
    • You should know your way around Unix/Linux.