Pearson Senior Data Scientist in Poznan, Poland
We are the world’s learning company with more than 20,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.
About the job
Work in an international Research & Development unit that prototypes and implements artificial intelligence systems for the education sector.
This position requires a competent professional with a broad set of skills around data engineering, statistical reasoning and modelling for educational measurement, and machine learning engineering.
Estimated time spent on various task types:
New features: 50-70%
Meetings, incl. supervision: 10-30%
Depending on current needs, the role may be responsible for:
Research & development in the field of creating data-driven educational products and solutions
Designing and implementing prototype products and solutions (esp. using machine learning algorithms), in collaboration with Engineering teams
Designing frameworks for monitoring products and solutions on production (in collaboration with Engineering teams); evaluating results for improvement
Creating and conducting internal training
Creating technical documentation, incl. patent documentation
Sharing work results internally and externally (publications, conferences, meetups)
Staying up to date with state of the art methods for statistical modelling for educational measurement
Providing input into team vision, goals, and processes
Supervising or leading colleagues with less experience
At least 3 years of experience in building production-ready machine learning models to solve diverse set of business problems.
Excellent knowledge of statistical modelling and machine learning theory
Proficiency in Python for machine learning, e.g. pandas, numpy, scikit-learn, NLTK, spaCy, Hugging Face
Proficiency in SQL and relational databases
Experience with Git-based code review
Proficiency in Linux or Unix
Experience with best practices for software engineering
Experience with working in a diverse, remote, asynchronous team
Collaboration skills, e.g. being able to give (and receive) feedback
At least intermediate presentation and mentoring skills
Proficiency in written and spoken English
Nice to have:
Knowledge of psychometric models
Proficiency in deep learning frameworks, e.g. TensorFlow or PyTorch
Hands-on experience in using state-of-the-art Natural Language Processing models
cloud data processing, preferably on AWS (S3, EC2, Athena, SageMaker) and Snowflake
Learning is the most powerful force for change in the world. More than 20,000 Pearson employees deliver our products and services in nearly 200 countries, all working towards a common purpose – to help everyone achieve their potential through learning. We do that by providing high quality, digital content and learning experiences, as well as assessments and qualifications that help people build their skills and grow with the world around them. We are the world’s leading learning company. Learn more at pearsonplc.com.
Job: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT
Organization: Global Product
Req ID: 2112744