AI Research Scientist

CyndX is hiring an innovative and dedicated AI Research Scientist! The AI Research Scientist will collaborate with Cyndx’s data science team building models for our FinTech products, leveraging NLP machine learning and other technologies where data and statistical methods can be applied to measurable advantage.

Responsibilities
  • Design and develop machine learning, deep learning, and neural network models, with a focus on price prediction and other forms of regression on financial and natural language variables
  • Explore new prediction algorithms and experiment with relevant new ideas from the literature
  • Deploy machine learning models in the AWS cloud as real-time production services
  • Participate in agile ceremonies such as sprint planning, daily standup, demos, and retrospectives

Technologies
  • Python
  • SQL, NoSQL
  • TensorFlow, Theano and Keras
  • Jupyter, Pandas
  • Amazon Web Services

Qualifications
  • 3+ years of research experience applying ML to business problems, including NLP and time series/sequential data
  • Strong knowledge of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning with proven track record of innovation solving business problems, including mastering the mathematical underpinnings of these methods
  • Interest in deep generative models
  • Experience with information extraction and NER
  • Experience working with financial data
  • Familiarity with data warehousing and database systems
  • Experience using multiple data sources to develop strategies with outputs that are insightful and actionable
  • Graduate-level training in linear algebra and familiarity with multivariable calculus
  • Master's degree in computer science or engineering; PhD preferred

Perks and Benefits
  • Competitive health care plans (medical, dental and vision)
  • Paid time off and paid holidays
  • 401(k) retirement savings program
  • Complimentary lunch, snacks and drinks
  • Brand new MacBook Pro when you start
  • Dynamic, stimulating and open environment

About Us
CyndX enables financial transactions through software. We don't simply connect companies with capital, we foster relationships between businesses and investors based on data-driven metrics and algorithms that predict success. We are a low-maintenance, high-performance team. Independence and autonomy is the norm. Our headquarters is located in New York City, where our team of engineers, designers and product managers collaborate to build the future of fundraising.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

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