Data Foundry

TITLE:  Research Scientist

TERM:  Full-time

START DATE/ TIME:  January 2019

DURATION:  Long-term

LOCATION:  Yerevan, Armenia

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Data Foundry is looking for a Research Scientist to join its team. The candidates should have MS or PhD, preference will be given to candidates that have PhD in Mathematics, Physics, Bio-Statistics, Computational Sciences (e.g. AI).

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Demonstrate enthusiasm to solve complex problems;
- Be curious to new ideas, listen to others, try new concepts fast and constantly try new ideas;
- Manage time, expectations and work in a fast-paced environment;
- Be methodical, process-driven and articulate reasoning to multiple audiences;
- Write white papers and other high-quality work that will be either published to the scientific community and/ or shared with the research community;
- Articulate solutions in a simple way to various stakeholders; share knowledge and mentor other members of the Company;
- Be brand ambassador of Data Foundry within the research, scientific community and beyond (e.g. speaking events, hackathons, mentorship).

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
- Master's or PhD degree; PhD in Mathematics, Physics, Bio-statistics or Computational Sciences is preferable;
- Knowledge and experience with standard artifacts to design algorithms and models (e.g. probability and statistics, predictive modeling, mathematical modeling, neural networks);
- Publications of white papers, participation in writing white papers and/ or scientific articles to the research communities;
- Experience and ability to implement own algorithms himself/ herself; once algorithm has been validated, they will be passed on the IT Development team for productization;
- Knowledge of Artificial Intelligence, mathematical sciences and data science is desired; experience in bio-statistics, molecular physics, probabilistic and deterministic mathematics is welcome.
- Willingness to learn new technologies like Cloud (Amazon, Google), Python, Go and new techniques like Deep Learning, Bayesian neural network;
- Any academic achievement and/ or community engagement will be an advantage;
- Enthusiasm about finding patterns in entities, center the research on data and derive impactful intelligence out of own findings (includes actions, recommendations);
- Communication skills in English language, both written and spoken;
- Ability to travel about 20% of work time.

REMUNERATION/ SALARY:  Competitive

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:  All interested candidates are welcome to send their CV to: griganna86@gmail.com indicating the position title ("") in the subject line of the email.
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OPENING DATE:  19 December 2018

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  18 January 2019

ABOUT COMPANY:  Data Foundry is an Artificial Intelligence driven company based in USA (headquarter) which is going to open its branch in Armenia. For further information, please visit: https://www.datafoundry.ai/.

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