Job type full-time
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Who we are:
Knowable is the market leader in turning contracts into structured data, and now we are building an ml based analytics platform to transform the way business leaders interact with their contractsBy converting contracts, unstructured legal language, into structured data, we help clients understand risk and identify opportunitiesKnowable started as a product at axiom law, a start up that became the industry leader in alternative legal servicesNow, financially backed by legal technology giant lexisnexis, we are transforming from services to a technology platform that leverage the latest in ml and nlp to render our already best in class workforce even better and more efficientWith 10 years of data collection and training data creation, we are poised to take the lead in the emerging market of contract analytics.
Come join a company with the best of all worlds, a start up like culture with a proven sales and revenue model, and serious financial backingWe are building for a future that is quickly happening – join us and be part of that transformation!
We are seeking a junior data scientist to join our r&d team, the location is flexible Come be a part of it!
As a data scientist on the knowable team, you will work on new product development in a very small team environment writing production code for both run-time and build-timeYou should feel comfortable as a developer in addition to your abilities with pure dataYou will prototype new ideas and build-out existing systems, collaborating with other data scientists, product managers, front-end developers, and a dedicated full-time team of data annotatorsYou will get the experience of working in a start-up culture with the larger datasets and other resources of an established company through our partnership with relx.
This role reports to our lead of data scientist who is based in the bay area (ca)Knowable has developer teams in san francisco, seattle, and nashvilleRemote candidates are encouraged to apply.
Develop and implement nlp-based information extraction solutions
Propose and identify trade-offs of various algorithmic solutions
Interface with other team members to finalize requirements and translate them into software designs.
Successfully implement development processes, coding best practices, and code reviews for production environments.
Ms in computer science, statistics, machine learning, or another data science related field
Data science and nlp skills
Formal training in dimensionality reduction, clustering, and sequence classification algorithms
Practical training in standard nlp methods and tools (opennlp, gensim, tensorflow, djl, etc.)
Useful technical skills
Scala / python / nodejs familiarity
Functional programming interest highly preferred.
Understanding of data modeling principles.
Working with complex, shifting data models.
Cloud development (aws)
Knowledge of spark, or other distributed computing systems.
Fresh minds: we are proudly nerdy, with the expertise and ambition to lead a whole industry into a smarter era of contract data
Hardy souls: we are scrappy and determined, and we don`t believe in drama
Open hearts: we are genuine, generous, and fearlessly direct with each other, our clients and the market
Uniting: we are naturally collaborative, always striving to come together across disparate backgrounds, cultures, and time zones
We welcome you to a truly global, lively, and challenging environment with great opportunities to develop yourselfKnowable’s benefits are very competitive, and the summary below will give you an idea of the kind of things you can expect when joining knowable.
High level of autonomy and flexible working arrangements
Generous bonus plan
Company-paid health & dental insurance with optional vision, life, and disability choices
Paid parental leave
Paid vacation, including time off to volunteer
Numerous online resources to assist with your self-development and career progression
Knowable is an equal opportunity employer
Knowable is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by lawIf a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact email@example.com or if you are based in the us you may also contact us on 1.855.833.5120.
Knowable’s approach to due diligence and integration activities is designed to unlock the value embedded in contract and answer the questions that matter most.
Knowable’s clients, including many of the most sophisticated and frequent corporate transactors in the world, know that a more strategic approach to contract diligence increases deal valueWe agree!