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Re-inventing business travel using AI

NLP, Data Engineer and Scientist

$60k – $96k • 0.5% – 1.0%
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About the Role

Hands on Data Scientist & Engineer.

Is this You ?

You are a true problem solver, an analytical power house!
You are someone who enjoys applying your knowledge of Data Science & Machine Learning to solve real life problems.
You consider yourself a 30% Scientist/Mathematician/Statistician, 40% Software Engineer and 30% hacker (or close enough!)
You are grounded in Data Science and well-rounded in the tools of it's trade. But you love problem solving using an Engineering approach - which means continuously making trade-offs, developing prototypes & software in modern programming languages (Scala, Java, Python, R and so on …).
You have a demonstrable track record in acquiring, synthesizing & processing data to influence business and product decisions.
You are a hacker and as such enjoy taking on new challenges and problems

Desired Skills

In addition to the Statistical Data Mining and Machine Learning techniques, background and interest in Information Extraction, Knowledge Representation, NLP & Dialogue Management would be a huge plus.

Responsibilities

Building a recommendation system & classifier/prediction engine using statistical machine learning methods
Creating anomaly detection Systems to build operational & Conversational AI into our product
Acquire, Cleanse and Process Data to build AI into operational processes

Skills and Qualifications

Computer Science degree from one of the well known Universities, ideally with a focus on Data Science, Machine Learning, NLP and AI.
Experience with common data science toolkits such as R, Weka etc.
Experience with Data Visualization tools such as D3.js GGplot
Solid applied statistical skills such as distributions, statistical testing, Clustering, Regression
Experience working in startup environments
Great communication skills and ability to articulate & communicate problems and solutions.

What’s in it for you

Ownership & empowerment: take complete ownership of Driving Data Science in our business. We are a very small team - so there’s no politics & no non-sense! this is a key role that will have the responsibility to develop our core IP so we can hit our ambitious customer acquisition targets.
Growth: you’ll be the first dedicated Data Scientist on a team which is basically a mix of Technologists, Software Engineers, Product & Operational people. Sky's the limit in terms of where you can grow !
Equity : to the right strategic individual, we will offer an equity stake in the company. we want your skin the game!
Cash compensation : of-course.
Team : you’ll join a bunch of very successful Technologists from well-known Tech companies - in their mission. we think we have a lot to offer and hope that you do too!
Strategy : this is a key strategic role for us and if you come on-board, you’ll be helping make lots of strategic product and technology decisions.

Contacting

Please send an email to jobs@okroger.ai , indicating your interest, along-with a cover letter and a pdf of your resume.

Other

This is a full-time (preferably) or a part-time leading to a full-time role, depending on your situation and match. The role is based in Austin, Texas.

We are an early stage angel-funded startup - so you should identify yourself as a bit of a risk taker and have a sense of adventure that comes with working in early stage environments (just like us). You will learn a LOT from a very experienced and successful team.

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role
Founder & CEO @OK Roger. Product & Customer focused Technologist. IIT Bombay CS graduate. Passionate people, product and technology leader.

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