Director of Data Science

Software Development · Remote (US-based/International applicants welcome), Texas
Department Software Development
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Are you passionate about Data Science and Software Engineering? Do you want to grow your career as leader of a team that is passionate about open source software and working on complex client problems?


Do you have the technical chops with a dash of the soft skills to make an engine of top-notch data scientists hum like a well-tuned machine?


We are looking for a technical leader to help us continue grow makepath into an elite data science shop.


Prerequisites:

  • Excellent knowledge and skills in Data Science, with at least 6 years of experience, and be passionate about clean code and teamwork.
  • A degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or Software Engineering, Physical sciences, Mathematics or Statistics, is preferred; extensive academic and/or industry experience is mandatory.


Must-Have Skills:

  • Proven leadership ability managing high-performing teams
  • Ability to develop machine learning applications/models according to requirements from our Data Science team
  • Fluency in Python 3
  • Fluency in using the Scientific Python stack with technologies like NumPy, Pandas, Keras/TensorFlow, PyTorch, SciKit-Learn
  • Advanced analytics in Spark, Hadoop and Hive;
  • Ability to assess and improve ML model accuracy
  • Ability to express technical details in documentation
  • Familiarity with Git and Linux


Bonus Points:

  • M.S. / Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Applied Math, Statistics, or Machine Learning
  • Contribution to Open Source libraries within the Python / PyData ecosystem


    About Us


    If you want to learn more about working with us, we wrote a blog post titled: Why Work at makepath?


    makepath is a Spatial Data Science and AI firm that specializes in using and building Open Source tools.


    We are passionate about the open-source ecosystem and actively contribute to many ongoing projects and libraries.


    We embrace a fully-remote company culture. We also value face-to-face connections and travel to meet with clients and team members as needed.

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    • Location
      Remote (US-based/International applicants welcome), Texas
    • Department
      Software Development
    • Employment Type
      Full-Time
    • Minimum Experience
      Experienced