Machine Learning Engineer / Data Scientist - YourLearning

As a Data Scientist at IBM, you will help transform our clients’ data into tangible business value by analyzing information, communicating outcomes and collaborating on product development. Work with Best in Class open source and visual tools, along with the most flexible and scalable deployment options. Whether it’s investigating patient trends or weather patterns, you will work to solve real world problems for the industries transforming how we live.
Your Role and Responsibilities
Location: East Coast, US
The machine learning engineers and data scientist role on our teams is responsible for delivering enabling cognitive solutions to enhance the YourLearning SaaS platform. For more information about IBM's Your Learning platform go to
Our portfolio currently includes:
  • Cognitive Activity Recommendations
  • Cognitive Badge Recommendations
  • Cognitive Channel Recommendations
  • Tag Advisor
  • Channel Curator Advisor
  • Cognitive Data Quality Advisor
  • Cognitive Search Expansion

Your Learning AI utilizes a variety of models, including unsupervised and supervised learning techniques, to achieve its accuracy levels. After client training data is collected and assembled, the data is used to train machine learning (ML) models including recurrent neural networks (RNN), Bayesian Classifiers, word2vec, Latent Semantic Analysis (LSA) and DBSCAN clustering. Additionally we use IBM Watson Services such as Natural Language Understanding and Natural Language Classifier and Language Translator.
In addition to the skills and technologies below, the successful candidate will exhibit curiosity, creative thinking, resiliency, passion and tenacity in pursuit of long-term goals and short term successes.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
Critical Skills
  • Communications including storytelling through data visualization
  • Data Manipulation and Analysis
  • Modeling and tuning of Machine Learning Systems
  • Deep Learning Systems (CNN, RNN)
  • Measurement and communication of ML system accuracy and quality
  • Implementation and Maintenance of production systems
  • devOps processes

Critical Technologies
  • Python including: pandas, numpy, tensorflow, scikit_learn, scipy, Flask, nltk
  • swagger
  • RestAPI development
  • SQL
  • DB2
  • Natural Language Processing (nlp)
  • Machine Learning (ML)

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Watson Studio
  • Watson Cloud APIs
  • github
  • jira
  • cloudant
  • markdown
  • knowledge and understanding of Data Privacy and Ethics in AI principles

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  • 12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.
  • World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.
  • Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.
  • Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).
  • Select educational reimbursement opportunities.
  • Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.
  • Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.
  • Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

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