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Pearson Senior Data Science Engineer (Pearson K12 Learning) in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Data Science Engineer (Pearson K12 Learning)

Description

Company Overview

Pearson K12 Learning is an education company delivering award-winning learning solutions for early childhood through high school and more. Our interactive tools and content range from digital and print core curriculums, to supplemental content, intervention programs, and professional services.

Recognized as an industry leader, we serve millions of learners with innovative student-centered curriculums that embrace technology, state and district-level educational standards, personalized learning, and data to inform classroom practices and instruction.

We partner with educators who are equally passionate about learning to help turn today’s classrooms into active workshops and inspire everyone to go further. Our comprehensive solutions are immersive, collaborative, and flexible—delivered online, offline, anytime. Our goal is to deliver the best possible learning experiences so that every student has the chance to succeed.

Together, we’re creating a new era of education that supports our changing world. Learn with us.

Senior Data Science Engineer

We are looking for an experienced software engineer to perform the design and development of data pipelines in support of the data science applications. This role is focused on developing data solutions for the business that will help to answer strategic questions and provide insights into product effectiveness.

Responsibilities

Design and implement automated data pipelines that enable further analysis by the data science team.

Identify, evaluate, and select appropriate technologies aligned with the technical and business objectives.

Work on a small team with dynamic priorities based on customer interactions

Work with data science team to understand requirements and develop best technical practices for working together.

Research development options and provide analysis for product direction

Ensure efficient performance and scalability of all designs and implementations.

Show a desire and ability to learn new technologies and techniques and share knowledge in a small-team, agile environment.

Demonstrate a passion for software development and high quality code.

Qualifications

Qualifications

Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, with strong fundamentals and problem solving skills.

Ability to lead a small team (globally distributed) of 4-6 individuals and help drive sound engineering design, process and quality practices, and perform acceptance engineering.

Communicate predictions and findings to leadership team through effective data visualizations and reports.

Proficiency in R/Python, SQL, NoSQL, Shell Scripting, Linux.

Familiarity with open source data visualization tools (e.g. matplotlib, ggplot, bokeh, D3).

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Skills

In-depth familiarity with Deep Learning, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, and Advanced Statistical Analysis.

At least 2-3 years experience with R, Python, Java & Scala.

At least 3 years experience working with SQL databases (Redshift & SQL Server).

At least 2 years experience with Apache Spark, Pachyderm, or other scalable data science platforms.

At least 2 years experience with statistical, machine learning, or artificial intelligence based applications.

At least 1 year experience with AWS technologies: EMR, Glue, Athena, S3.

At least 1 year experience with Azure SQL database.

At least 1-2 years experience in DevOps.

Nice to have Technical Skills

Experience with Angular JS applications.

Experience with orchestration and containerization technologies: Kubernetes, Helm, Docker.

Experience with SSRS.

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Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Primary Location: US-MA-Boston

Work Locations: US-MA-Boston-501 Boylston 501 Boylston St Boston 02116

Job: Engineering

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: May 13, 2019

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1906551

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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