National Security Solutions Data Scientist (Clearance Required)

Washington, DC, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Data Science
  • Post Date: 12/29/2020
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  • Company Address: 244 Jackson St. 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA, 94111


Primer is a machine intelligence company headquartered in San Francisco.

Job Description

You are an experienced data scientist with a passion for problem solving. You thrive on applying cutting-edge solutions to meaningful problems. Natural language processing intrigues you.  Does this sound like you? As a Data Scientist at Primer, you’ll leverage your machine learning expertise to help national security organizations solve some of their toughest challenges.   
What You’ll Do
Train, deploy, and tune machine learning models on customer data sets
Engage with customers and prospects to understand their problems and scope technical solutions
Perform modeling tasks in support of prototypes and proofs-of-concept
Explain machine learning concepts to non-technical stakeholders
Partner with our product management and engineering teams to identify and prioritize feature development based on customer feedback
Produce technical content in support of national security focused business development and marketing
Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, statistics, computational linguistics, or another quantitative field
3+ years of professional experience developing and deploying machine learning solutions.
3+ years of Python experience
Hands-on experience with machine learning and NLP tools and libraries such as Numpy, Scipy, Scikit-learn, SpaCy, NLTK, Tensorflow, Keras and PyTorch
Understanding of NLP topics, including event and topic detection, named entity extraction, relation extraction, text classification and sentiment analysis models
Ability to think about solutions from a customer perspective, establish conceptual connections between requirements and solutions
Hands-on experience with a cloud services provider
Strong communication skills - you’ll be the face of Primer to customers
Active TS/SCI clearance
Bonus Points
Direct experience with the isolated C2S region of AWS
Experience working on an Agile development team
Experience working with Elasticsearch
Project management skills
Experience working in a customer success role
Familiarity with container and orchestration technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
Linux proficiency - you’ll need to know your way around a Linux shell in order to run our software
Full-stack development skills (including front-end)
About Primer
Working with more than a dozen IC/DOD organizations, Primer is pushing the edge of natural language processing, understanding, and generation.  We build solutions that read documents, extract insights, and write reports comparable to those of a human analyst.  Join us!

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.