Senior Data Scientist - Identity Graph


New York City, NY, US / United States
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Data Science
  • Post Date: 05/29/2021
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  • Company Address: 330 7th Ave Suite 201, New York, NY, 10001

About Socure

Socure is a New York-based software company that provides consumers and businesses with a next-generation security SaaS solution to fight against the risk of identity theft and related fraudulent activities.

Job Description

Socure is hiring a Senior Data Scientist to join our R&D Innovation team. As one of the inaugural members of a newly formed initiative, you will be responsible for playing a critical role in conceptualizing, building and implementing a large-scale identity graph. By leveraging matching techniques, machine learning, and graph theory, you will help build solutions that turn our repository of data into an efficient knowledge engine. 

You will report to our Senior Director of Data Science, Ali Haddad. This role can be based remotely in North America. 


What You’ll Do: 

  • Focus on problems related to entity resolution, which is the process of linking similar records together in a very large dataset

  • Assist ongoing data canonicalization and aggregation tasks

  • Wield and innovate graph-based algorithms that will further the entity resolution projects

  • Apply probabilistic models, particularly those related to data record similarity

  • Assist ongoing natural language processing (NLP) initiatives to derive more value from large datasets and establish standard comparison metrics

  • Process and evaluate enormous structured and unstructured data sets

  • Partner closely with product and engineering team members in a cross-functional organizational structure

What You’ll Bring: 

  • Masters (with professional experience) or PhD in statistics, physics, computer science, mathematics or other relevant field

  • Strong knowledge of ML and statistical research covering one or more of the following domains: entity resolution, pattern discovery, large-scale graph inferences, relational learning, etc.

  • Experience with Python or Scala and Spark

  • Experience with scalable dataset assembly/data wrangling (e.g., Hive)

  • Deep expertise in innovative feature engineering

  • Persuasive and thoughtful communicator


Perks & Benefits: 

  • Competitive base salary

  • Equity

  • Medical, dental and vision benefits for employees and their dependents 

  • Parental leave and fertility support

  • Flexible PTO

  • 401K with company match

  • Stipend to supply your home office

  • Annual professional development stipend 

A Message on COVID-19:

Socure's number one priority is to safeguard the health and well-being of our team members, our families and our communities. During this unprecedented time, we are closely monitoring COVID-19 developments and updating our response plan quarterly. We are regularly soliciting feedback from our employees to help inform our return-to-office strategy. For our team members who loved going into the office, we are looking forward to meeting once again! But until then, we are striving to ensure that Socureans have the resources and support they need to excel from home. This includes a work-from-home stipend so you can build your home office and fun, virtual events so you can continue to feel connected to your coworkers.

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