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Machine Learning Scientist

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Date: Jan 8, 2018

Location: Boston, MA, US, 02114

Company: EBSCO Industries Inc

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases — all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation’s largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.

EBSCO Information Services (EIS) provides a complete and optimized research solution comprised of e-journals, e-books, and research databases — all combined with the most powerful discovery service to support the information needs and maximize the research experience of our end-users. Headquartered in Ipswich, MA, EIS employs more than 3,300 people worldwide. We are the leader in our field due to our cutting-edge technology, forward-thinking philosophy, and top-notch workforce. EIS, a division of EBSCO Industries Inc., based in Birmingham, AL, is ranked in the top 200 of the nation’s largest, privately held corporations according to Forbes magazine. EBSCO is a company that will motivate you, inspire you, and allow you to grow. We are looking for the best. If you are too, we encourage you to explore our unique opportunities.


Machine Learning Scientist


EBSCO has an exciting opportunity to join its high profile CTO organization. Based at our Ipswich, Massachusetts office, the Machine Learning Scientist will help to enhance, and build industry-leading Discovery platform for libraries. 

The mission of Machine Learning Scientist is to help group of talented engineers to deliver best in class search and user experience operating on large corpus of publications.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Apply Machine learning techniques on large corpus of documents to refine EBSCO Knowledge Graph
  • Develop novel algorithms in the area of NLP and ML to advance understanding of users context
  • Apply Machine Learning to improve document ranking, linking and summarization capabilities of the platform
  • Collaborate with members of search engineers

Role-Based Competencies:

  • Analytical skills: Able to structure and process qualitative or quantitative data and draw insightful conclusions from it. Exhibits probing mind and achieves penetrating insights.
  • Problem Solver:  Applies critical thinking and structured problem solving to address root causes.
  • Strategic thinking/visioning: Able to see and communicate the big picture in an inspiring way. Determines opportunities and threats through comprehensive analysis of current and future trends.

Cultural Competencies:

  • Drive
  • Positive Attitude
  • Good Judgement
  • Open Communication
  • Collaboration
  • Desire to Make an Impact
  • Eager to Understand
  • Accountable
  • Decisive
  • Team Player 

Requirements:

  • Graduate Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering with specialization in Machine Learning and Natural language Processing
  • Recent ML experience in the areas of document summarization, ranking, document linking, entity extraction, pattern recognition, or data mining
  • 5+ years of experience programming in languages such as Python, Java, or C/C++
  • 2+ years of experience working with ElasticSearch or Solr
  • 2+ years of experience working with Hadoop/Spark
  • 2+ years of experience working with AWS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership experience
  • Experience with any of the following technologies: MongoDB, MySQL, DynamoDB

Why the North Shore of Boston and EBSCO are great places to live and work!

Here at EBSCO we will provide relocation assistance to the best and brightest people.  We are 45 minutes outside of Boston just minutes from the beach in Ipswich, MA.  Ipswich is a part of the North Shore and contains a wide variety of locally owned shops, restaurants, and farms.  It is not only a great area to work but to raise a family.  Below are resources for you to review to better familiarize yourself with Ipswich and the North Shore area. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to reach out to EBSCO’s Talent Acquisition Team.

http://www.massvacation.com/regions-towns/north-of-boston/

http://northofboston.org/

Requirements:

  • Graduate Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or Engineering with specialization in Machine Learning and Natural language Processing
  • Recent ML experience in the areas of document summarization, ranking, document linking, entity extraction, pattern recognition, or data mining
  • 5+ years of experience programming in languages such as Python, Java, or C/C++
  • 2+ years of experience working with ElasticSearch or Solr
  • 2+ years of experience working with Hadoop/Spark
  • 2+ years of experience working with AWS

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Leadership experience
  • Experience with any of the following technologies: MongoDB, MySQL, DynamoDB

Why the North Shore of Boston and EBSCO are great places to live and work!

Here at EBSCO we will provide relocation assistance to the best and brightest people.  We are 45 minutes outside of Boston just minutes from the beach in Ipswich, MA.  Ipswich is a part of the North Shore and contains a wide variety of locally owned shops, restaurants, and farms.  It is not only a great area to work but to raise a family.  Below are resources for you to review to better familiarize yourself with Ipswich and the North Shore area. If you have any questions please don’t hesitate to reach out to EBSCO’s Talent Acquisition Team.

http://www.massvacation.com/regions-towns/north-of-boston/

http://northofboston.org/

EBSCO Industries, Inc.is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws.  EBSCO strictly prohibits and does not tolerate discrimination against employees, applicants, or any other covered persons because of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), age, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, religion, creed, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.  This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

EBSCO complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law.


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