Scientist (Europe - Remote)

Europe - Remote /
Science /
Full-time - Remote
At Tumult Labs, we are a world-class team, passionate about expanding the use and sharing of data while respecting individual privacy. Powered by the proven science of differential privacy, and building on decades of groundbreaking privacy research by our founders and scientists, our platform gives institutions the clarity and control to manage sensitive personal data at enterprise scale.

Position description:

You will work with a small dedicated team of scientists and engineers to develop and deploy advanced privacy tools. The ideal candidate will help to design algorithmic privacy solutions, develop product specifications, develop prototypes, and measure the properties of privacy solutions empirically and/or theoretically.  Scientists will also work with clients, formulate concrete problem statements from requirements, and document privacy solutions.

Required skills and qualifications:

    • A PhD in Computer Science (or a closely related discipline) along with the ability to learn continuously and work independently.
    • A strong research background, related to Differential Privacy, Data science, Optimization and/or Machine Learning. 
    • Experience with Python (especially common elements of the data science stack).
    • Fluent in English (written & spoken).

Preferred skills and qualifications:

    • Publications in peer-reviewed conferences or journals
    • Experience with Spark, SQL, and relational databases
    • Experience with one or more statistical programming languages (R, SAS, Stata)
    • Experience with secure coding practices and secure systems development
    • Experience with Unix/Linux
Location considerations:

Tumult Labs is headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, United States. However, this position is for a fully remote employee who is located within Europe. Ideally, the successful candidate will relocate to Zurich, Switzerland, but we have some flexibility as a fully remote company.


Benefits & Perks:

Our team is remote with a majority of us in the Eastern Time zone. Full-time Tumult Labs employees enjoy excellent benefits, including the following:

•  Flexibility of work schedule.
•  Generous paid vacation and holiday policies.
•  Competitive compensation, including equity.

EEOC Statement:

Tumult Labs is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.