Sr. Data Scientist: Computer Vision & Deep Learning

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Job Description

Data Discovery and Decision Science (D3) is the research and analytics organization at Allstate. We are 300+ people solving some of today's most complex analytics problems, making the lives of our Allstate colleagues easier and more productive, and driving our mission to deliver exceptional insurance solutions to our customers. We are passionate about learning new ways to get the most value from our massive data resources. We are partnering to incorporate analytics into every aspect of the enterprise. Developing ourselves and others is key to our success.

Computer Vision and Deep Learning

Are you passionate about the possibility of applying your Deep Learning and Computer Vision skills to extract meaning from Allstate's massive unstructured data? As a Sr. Data Scientist in this area you will be responsible for researching, developing, and improving algorithms that help computers learn from images and videos. Our goal is to reduce the time and expense of performing traditionally manual tasks, increasing efficiency and reducing costs. By extracting meaning from large data sets containing many millions of photos and videos, you will help Allstate to develop computer-vision capabilities to improve the speed and ease with which we underwrite a policy, estimate a claim, or service a customer.

Key Responsibilities

• Conducts cutting-edge research in Computer Vision.
• Leverages research and applies state-of-the-art deep learning techniques to inform recommendations and decisions.
• Works across the enterprise to identify and incubate business use cases.
• Advises data scientists and business partners on applying computer vision in their work.
• Regularly educates and trains data scientists and business partners on the state-of-the-art.

Job Qualifications

  • Strong experience developing computer vision algorithms/models with state of the art deep learning frameworks
  • A graduate degree in a field such as math, computer science, statistics, engineering or machine learning, or equivalent experience.
  • Experience with general machine learning tools to build models and analyze data. (e.g. in R, Python, Matlab).
  • Experience with deep learning tools. (e.g. TensorFlow, Caffe)
  • Demonstrated skills in coding. Software development experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of the theory and practice of computer vision and deep-learning techniques. Published research in the field, a strong plus.
  • Ability to develop new concepts and stay current with academic research.
  • Ability to summarize research and analysis for audiences with varying levels of expertise.
  • Demonstrated analytic agility.

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary - but that's just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you'll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

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