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Sr. Data Scientist - ICL - 1559

Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)

Atlanta, GA
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Title: Sr. Data Scientist - ICL - 1559
JobID: 1559
Location: Atlanta, GA
Description: The High Performance Computing and Data Analytics Branch is seeking qualified individuals with skills relevant to the field of data science.  In particular we are seeking individuals with a strong background in performing independent research and working on research project teams.  The technical skills required include but are not limited to data science skills such as statistical analysis, regression, time-series forecasting, machine learning, and deep learning as well as experience working in teams programming in one or more languages such as R, python, Java, Scala, and/or C/C++.  Experience with data science libraries such as GLM, scikit-learn, Spark MLlib, Pandas, etc. are preferred.

The position responsibilities will include working on one or more projects within the group with a particular focus on industry collaboration on economic forecasting and machine learning and predictive analytics.  The researcher will be responsible for developing software, performing analysis, writing reports, interacting with sponsors, and working with fellow researchers to achieve project goals.  Furthermore, the candidate will have opportunities to get involved with other research areas such as healthcare analytics, Internet of Things research, and computational social science research.

Senior Research Scientist

  • Master’s in CS, Machine Learning or related degree and seven (7) years of relevant full-time experience after completion of that degree,
  • A PhD in CS, Machine Learning or related degreeand four (4) years' relevant full-time experience. For candidates holding the Doctoral degree, the last two (2) years of employment prior to employment at Georgia Tech will be considered if adequately documented, and the four-year time in grade requirement be reduced to two (2) years for candidates so qualified.

Experience Requirement

  • Background in Independent Research Projects
  • Experience in Data Science skills including but not limited to: statistical analysis, regression, time-series forecasting, machine learning, and deep learning
  • Programming experience working in teams with one or more languages such as R, Python, Java, Scala, and/or C/C++
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Experience

  • Experience with DevOps best practices including Version Control Systems (git) and Containerization (e.g. Docker), unit and regression testing systems


Located in Atlanta, Georgia, the Georgia Institute of Technology is a leading research university committed to improving the human condition through advanced science and technology.

Ranked as the #7 best public university, Georgia Tech provides a focused, technologically based education to more than 21,500 undergraduate and graduate students.

Georgia Tech has many nationally recognized programs, all top-ranked by peers and publications alike, and is ranked in the nation’s top 10 public universities by U.S. News and World Report.

Degrees are offered through the colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Sciences, the Scheller College of Business, and the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts.

The strong academic work ethic at Tech is balanced by a collegiate atmosphere incorporating both intercollegiate and intramural sports, campus traditions, and some 400 student organizations.

Alongside their academic achievements, Tech students are also active in the community, earning a well-rounded education through community service activities.

As a leading technological university, Georgia Tech has more than 100 centers focused on interdisciplinary research that consistently contribute vital research and innovation to American government, industry, and business.

There is no doubt that Georgia Tech stands out as a distinctively different kind of university, one that is eagerly encouraging and developing the revolutionary technologies of the 21st century.

Equipped with the extremely rich resources of an outstanding student body and faculty; strong partnerships with business, industry, and government; and support from alumni and friends, Georgia Tech is designing a future of global preeminence, leadership, and service.