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Data Scientist in Ann Arbor, MI at ProQuest

Date Posted: 4/5/2018

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    Ann Arbor, MI
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Job Description

ProQuest – Who we are…

The ProQuest Mission: Better research. Better learning, Better insights. ProQuest enables people to change their world. 

ProQuest supports the efforts of students and researchers across the globe. Providing important research tools and curating treasure troves of content has helped ProQuest to become an industry leader in the Information Services market.

Data Scientist

What will I be doing?

We are looking for a Data Scientist that will help us discover the information hidden in vast amounts of data, and help us make smarter decisions to deliver even better products. Your primary focus will be in applying natural language processing (NLP) and data mining techniques, doing statistical analysis, and building high quality prediction systems integrated with our products.

In this position, you will also..

  • Selecting features, building and optimizing classifiers using machine learning techniques.
  • Data mining using state-of-the-art methods.
  • Extending company’s data with third party sources of information when needed.
  • Enhancing data collection procedures to include information that is relevant for building analytic systems.
  • Processing, cleansing, and verifying the integrity of data used for analysis.
  • Doing ad-hoc analysis and presenting results in a clear manner.
  • Creating automated anomaly detection systems and constant tracking of its performance.

Qualified Candidates must have…

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math or related quantitative field.
  • 2+ years of experience in data analysis or similar experience.
  • Strong statistical knowledge and intuition, especially for applying analysis to real data.
  • At least one core programming expertise, such as Python (iPython, NumPy, SciPy, Pandas).
  • Must have experience working at ProQuest as a current or former intern or employee

Superstar Candidates will ALSO have…

  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Math or related quantitative field
  • Experience in deploying real-world NLP systems like Recommendation Systems or Information Retrieval Systems.
  • Ability to initiate and drive projects to completion with minimal guidance
  • Experience with distributed computing (Hive/Hadoop)
  • Experience in at least one Deep Learning Library such as Tensorflow, PyTorch, Keras, MXNet or Caffe.

More to love about becoming a PQ employee!

• We offer professional development opportunities with a significant focus on learning

• We hold fun on-site events

• Our employee population is smart and highly collaborative

• We have a relaxed dress code… yes, that means blue jeans (and not just on Fridays!)

• All of our employees have access to ProQuest research products including e-books, genealogy and academic journals

At ProQuest, we work hard and have fun doing it. If you take pride in you work please consider joining our talented team!!



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