Prescriptive Data, Inc.
Prescriptive Data is an artificial intelligence smart buildings company.

AI Scientist | Intelligent Control

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Prescriptive Data is focused on providing cost savings and enhanced thermal comfort in built spaces through the intersection of Operational Technology (OT) with Information Technology (IT). With its flagship product NANTUM®, Prescriptive Data has responded to market demand for a next-generation building management platform that cultivates the full potential of the building operator by combining institutional knowledge with data-driven insights from IoT, big data, and the latest advances in machine learning and artificial intelligence. Prescriptive Data designs its solutions by collaborating with building operators and engineers and maintains a living lab of over 10 million square feet of New York real estate in which it vets new concepts, technologies, sensors, and applications.


Prescriptive Data’s Core Research Team directs and implements an organization's research and development policies, objectives, and initiatives with a focus on extending Artificial Intelligence methodologies, computational techniques, methods, and tools in the domain of smart-building technology.


We are looking for AI research scientists with passions to extend Artificial Intelligence methodologies in the domain of smart-building technologies. As a member of the newly-formed team, you will have the opportunity to use your deep understanding of Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and data science to solve real-world problems and provide services for the ultimate objectives of smart and net-zero buildings, intelligent and connected grid, and a sustainable environment.


  • Apply deep and creative research on a range of topics related to building automation, mathematical optimizations including Model Predictive Control (MPC), Physics-informed machine learning, and artificial intelligence.
  • Develop AI-based solutions for building system and equipment level optimal controls.
  • Work closely with ML engineers and data scientists to enable successful deployments and operations of AI-based solutions in the production environment.


  • 2+ years of experience in applying AI to practical and comprehensive technology solutions. Preferred experience in collaborating with research organizations, universities, and laboratories.
  • Advanced Math and Statistics skills (linear algebra, calculus, Bayesian statistics, etc.) with an ability to apply statistical methodologies in the data science domain.
  • Experience and knowledge of different optimization algorithms, multi-objective optimizations, robust optimizations, and MPC.
  • Experience and knowledge of ML/AI including Bayesian networks, Reinforcement learning, Manifold learning, etc.
  • Programming experience in Python, R, Matlab, C++, etc. Contribution to research communities and/or efforts, including publishing papers at conferences such as ASME, AEE, ASM, IEEE, and journals including Applied Energy, Energy and Building, IEEE, and Optimization and Engineering Journals is a plus.
  • Energy engineering knowledge especially in thermodynamics, fluid, and heat transfer is a plus.


  • Advanced degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or another related engineering field.


  • Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Flexible Work Schedule
  • Culture
  • Daily sync
  • Friends outside of work
  • Group brainstorming sessions
  • Intracompany committees
  • Open door policy
  • Open office floor plan
  • Pair programming
  • Remote Work Program - Our remote work program includes work from home Work remotely on occasion as needed.
  • Team based strategic planning
  • Team owned deliverables
  • Eat lunch together
  • Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
  • Dental Benefits
  • Disability Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Insurance Benefits
  • Life Insurance
  • Vision Benefits
  • Perks & Discounts
  • Casual Dress
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Company Outings
  • Professional Development Benefits
  • Job Training & Conferences
  • Promote from within
  • Retirement and Stock Option Benefits
  • 401(K)
  • Performance Bonus
  • Vacation & Time Off Benefits
  • aid Holidays
  • Unlimited Vacation Policy

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Prescriptive Data, Inc. Benefits Overview

The excitement of a fast-growth and small company isn't all that PD offers its employees inside or out of the office. With health insurance, dental and vision benefits, a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), life insurance, unlimited PTO, paid holidays, and more, PD also offers family medical leave and a flexible work schedule.

PD is proud to promote health and well-being and regularly hosts activities like March Madness, ping pong tournaments, happy hours, fitness competitions and more.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
The PD Slack also has channels for fine dining where tours have been organized around culture-specific areas of NYC, fitness, comedy, reading, television, and more.
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Team workouts
The PD fitness group has weekly scheduled workouts and regularly plans additional events like marathons. We also have a step competition!
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
A group of Formula 1 superfans came together to use some of PD’s prize money to build out a full racing simulator. There's also a gaming system and ping pong table.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Promote from within

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