Senior Data Scientist at The Washington Post (Washington DC)

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Job Description

The Washington Post Personalization team is looking for a senior data scientist who is excited to create forward-thinking solutions for the next generation of journalism. Our team is at the heart of the Post's machine learning strategies to build intelligent and adaptable personalized news experiences and business solutions capable of powering the most high-scale websites in the world.

Responsibilities
  • Collaborate with cross-functional agile teams of data scientists, machine learning engineers, software engineers, and others in building machine learning infrastructure that best supports the ML needs.
  • Apply machine learning technologies to develop statistical models with large amounts of data.
  • Leverage your experience to drive best practices in ML systems and data engineering.
  • Analyze large and complex data sets to derive valuable insights that inform feature and product development.
  • Design and implement ML feature pipelines.
  • Optimize pipelines and processes for model development, experimentation, and scaled production scoring.
  • Deploy ML models under the constraints of scalability, correctness, and maintainability.
  • Monitor and ensure the quality of machine learning solutions by implementing process and control disciplines and tooling to govern.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field
  • 5+ years' machine learning and data science experience
  • 3+ years' professional experience with Python
  • Solid problem-solving ability and a knack for statistical analysis.


Preferred Qualifications
  • 2+ years' experience with AWS
  • 2+ years' experience with clustering, classification, sentiment analysis, time series, and deep learning
  • Ph.D. degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field
  • Knowledge in Economics, Finance, or related field


The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

The innovation doesn't end in the Newsroom - dozens of teams power The Washington Post. We are now hiring the next innovator - how will you Impact Tomorrow?

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The Washington Post operates in the Digital Media industry. The company is located in Washington, DC, Springfield, VA, New York, NY, Boston, MA, Chicago, IL and San Francisco, CA. The Washington Post was founded in 1877. It has 3351 total employees. To see all 1 open jobs at The Washington Post, click here.
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