Senior Data Scientist (Req. 10062)


As a member of Maana’s Customer Solutions organization you will work as a member of teams that analyze our customers’ business problems and design solutions based on Computational Knowledge Graphs. Solutions range from NLP and predictive analytics to more common rules-based systems, all based on multiple data sources with varying degrees of complexity.

Being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment. At this time Maana does not sponsor applicants for work visas.
Relocation expenses are not being offered for this position.

Essential Functions

In the course of a customer engagement, you will:

  • Work with your team members (analysts, developers, project managers and data scientists) to understand the problem space and design a solution that meets the customer’s needs
  • Work directly with the customer to gain information and share results
  • Provide technical/analytics leadership
  • Perform data assessment, cleaning, and analysis
  • Develop the analytics required for the solution
  • Create production-ready code, test, document and deploy

It is anticipated that you will work on more than one project at a time and take an active role in assessing potential projects for fit. In addition, you will provide mentoring and development guidance to junior members of the team as they join.

Minimum Qualifications

  • MS or PhD in quantitative discipline (e.g. Mathematics, Computer Science, Biostatistics)
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience as a Data Scientist including data assessment and cleansing, model development and reporting
  • Deep experience in text mining and NLP; proficiency in at least one standard toolset such as Stanford CoreNLP or NLTK
  • Demonstrated knowledge of common ML algorithms and usage
  • Proficiency with at least one of {Python, Java, Scala}
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate with non-analytics audiences

Additional Qualifications

  • Experience with Microservices, REST, GraphQL
  • Experience with semantic technologies such as W3C, graph databases, and knowledge representations.


There will be regular travel to customer sites within the US and abroad; travel will be roughly 30% with a 1-2 week stay each trip.


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Maana provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Maana complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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