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Data Scientist



Data Science
Posted on Wednesday, July 7, 2021
At Alkymi, we’re building the first AI-powered business system for unstructured data for financial services. As the first technology service to offer safe and secure large language models inside of financial document workflows, Alkymi is changing the way the alts industry accesses their data - empowering them to service more clients, quickly pivot investment strategies and increase their revenue per employee.
Founded in 2017 in New York City, Alkymi works with some of the world’s leading businesses and financial services firms to automate their highest-impact workflows by delivering an unparalleled product experience. We’re laser focused on understanding our customers’ workflows from top to bottom, and building easy-to-use, powerful, tools to meet their objectives. We combine cutting edge data science and machine learning with best-in-class software engineering to delight our users at some of the world’s most demanding and sophisticated businesses.
As we continue to scale, we're seeking a Data Scientist to join our core team.

Required Skills:

  • 1-2 years of experience as a Data Scientist
  • Strong knowledge of Python and general software development skills (source code management, debugging, testing, deployment, etc.).
  • Experience with full machine learning lifecycle (dataset acquisition, preprocessing, model design, experimentation, evaluation)
  • Strong understanding and experience in working with textual data and associated operations (transformations, preprocessing, representations)
  • Ability to design end-to-end NLP pipelines to meet customer requirements
  • Ability to understand and distill customer requirements
  • Experience with different approaches for training entity tagging models (e.g. Transformers).
  • Experience working with LLMs and with LLM Prompting
  • Experience with deep learning frameworks such as Tensorflow and Pytorch
  • Experience with asynchronous programming is a plus.
  • Familiarity with computer vision deep learning algorithms a plus
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative team, including members from data science, sales, implementation, and engineering
  • BS, MS and or PhD in Computer Science, Physics, Mathematics, etc
Alkymi was founded in 2017 in New York City by a team from Bloomberg, Two Sigma, and x.ai with the idea of empowering business users to create a Data Action Layer that turns processes that once caused operational headaches into a source of efficiency, insight, and action.
Decades-long careers focused on unstructured data taught Alkymi's founders three important truths:
-The potential value in unstructured data is immense
-Business users should be empowered to utilize unstructured data
-Unstructured data should drive business actions
With backing from Intel Capital, Canaan, Work-Bench, SimCorp, and other industry leaders, Alkymi is empowering businesses to unlock their data and supercharge their workflows. We’re giving our customers the ability to extract, analyze, and take immediate action on critical data that was once locked in emails and documents, so they can accelerate their decision-making, improve customer satisfaction, and empower their employees to focus on high-value, rewarding work.
Salary Range: $85,000 - $115,000 annually + Equity + Fully Paid Company benefits + 401k + Unlimited PTO
The above compensation referenced represents the expected salary for this career opportunity and is based on Alkymi's good faith belief at the time of posting. Ultimately, in determining your compensation, we'll consider multiple factors including your geographic location, professional experience, market conditions and education/training/skill level.