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Lead Applied Data Scientist, NLP - Tableau

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Products and Technology

Job Details

Tableau is the leading visual analytics platform in Business Intelligence, and it's revolutionizing the industry all over again with Ask Data — an NLP-powered analytics system designed to enable anyone in an organization to ask questions about their data.

The Ask Data team leverages cutting edge software engineering, computational linguistics, data science and user experience design to make complex data analytics operations fast, simple and easy. We're looking for someone to join our team who shares our passion for analytics and our relentless focus on customer experience. As a Lead Applied Data Scientist, you will play a key role in inventing the technologies powering the next generation of Ask Data and analytics for business users.

Who you are

  • You're a thought leader in data science and analytics

  • You're a self-starter, able to work independently and design full tracks of work for yourself and others.

  • You're proactive in identifying opportunities and avoiding pitfalls, both in your work as well as in the processes you and your team use to operate.

  • You're comfortable leading others into unknown territory, working to pave a path forward to give clarity and reduce uncertainty for others who follow.

  • You're a generalist with a solid understanding of statistical and machine learning techniques, their advantages, disadvantages, and areas of application.

  • You've taken data science projects from start to end, including conceptualization, product integration and deployment.

  • You're an excellent communicator, bridging ideas between different stakeholders from product management, engineering, other data scientists and researchers.

  • You have a solid understanding of data; you can use SQL, know what to do about missing data, noisy data, and synthetic data.

  • You have some familiarity with natural language processing, recommender systems, and modern software development systems.

What you'll do

  • You will analyze telemetry data and user behavior to determine the best opportunities for product enhancements, including insight generation and failure avoidance.

  • You will explore and evaluate different solution strategies, training models, creating end-to-end working prototypes, collecting feedback, and iterating.

  • You will work with software engineers to integrate your ideas into production software, deploy to users and monitor performance.

  • You will partner with leadership to help determine strategic objectives, shape the engineering roadmap and growth goals.

  • You will build and own relationships with lead scientists and thought leaders working on similar projects across the company to identify and pursue strategic partnerships.

  • You will contribute to expanding the Tableau data science culture by sharing knowledge and investing in tools and processes for the betterment of others.

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