Data Scientist III

LexisNexis Legal & Professional
Published
April 2, 2020
Location
Raleigh, NC
Job Type

Description

At LexisNexis, we develop the legal profession’s most innovative products for data analysis, visualization, and research - uncovering insights about judges’ rulings, revealing critical cases, enabling lawyers to make data-driven decisions, and more. LexisNexis seeks a Senior Data Scientist to join our rapidly growing team. As a senior member of the Data Science team, you will research and design systems to tackle tough problems in the legal domain and expand our award-winning products.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:

• Solve some of the most challenging problems in natural language processing, machine learning, and information retrieval including topical classification, legal sentiment analysis, user intent detection, open Q&A.
• Research, build, and deploy models based on both shallow and deep machine learning. Train robust NLP-based models a very large corpus of legal, regulatory, and news data.
• Apply machine learning techniques for improving search algorithms.
• Drive best practices for NLP/Machine Learning pipelines.
• Maintain current knowledge-base of state-of-the-art ML algorithms (BERT, ELMo, GPT, etc.), API's, and open-source methods and be able to quickly evaluate alternatives.
• Translate complex business requirements into actionable stories with reasonable time estimates.
• Participate in model reviews with key stakeholders, including stakeholders with limited statistical backgrounds from among that set.
• Work with product leaders to apply data science solutions.
• Participate in knowledge sharing sessions (e.g. Guilds and Chapters).

DATA SCIENCE AND NLP SKILLS

• In-depth understanding of machine learning techniques such as classification, clustering, recommendation systems, and statistical models.
• 5+ years’ experience using Machine Learning and associated packages like scikit-learn, pandas, Numpy.
• Proficiency training large scale models in at least one modern deep learning engine such as  Tensorflow, Keras, PyTorch/Torch, MXNet, Caffe/Caffe2
• 3+ years’ experience using NLP tools and methods such as OpenNLP, Stanford NLP, LDA, Gensim, spaCy

PROGRAMMING SKILLS
• 5+ years recent coding experience using Python AND/OR (Java OR Scala)
• SQL programming experience

CLOUD AND DATABASE SKILLS
• 1+ years’ experience developing in a cloud environment (AWS, Azure, GCP)
• 1+ years’ experience working in high-performance/large-scale (big data) computing systems (e.g. Hadoop, Spark)

TEAM AND SOCIAL SKILLS
• Strong collaboration and team skills

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