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30 Sep 2014

Full-Time Data Scientist for ATS providers

Workable – Posted by Workable Athens, Attica, Greece

Job Description

Data Scientist

Athens, Attiki, Greece · Engineering


At Workable we are growing our data science team with a vision of providing cutting edge features that will distinguish us from all other ATS providers. We are looking for bright, energetic and talented data scientists that will help us make that leap. Some of the areas that are we looking to make an impact on include:

  • Parsing and extracting key information from uploaded CV’s in order to automatically populate the candidate’s online profile
  • Analyzing candidate profiles in order to predict whether they are likely to be suitable for a particular job description
  • Analyzing job descriptions to predict whether they are likely to be effective in attracting candidates
  • Building predictive models to describe hiring workflows
  • Designing our infrastructure and choosing the right tools for building a scalable architecture


In order to be considered, you must have:

  • A Master’s degree in computer science, statistics or a related subject
  • Solid and demonstrable knowledge of machine learning techniques
  • Solid and demonstrable knowledge of algorithms and data structures
  • Programming experience, particularly in Java as our stack is Java based
  • Experience in data analysis using software such as R or MATLAB

Aside from these basics, we’ll give extra credit to candidates that have experience in any of the following:

  • Applying text analytics (sentiment detection, named entity recognition, machine translation etc…) in a real world project
  • Working with the Hadoop stack
  • NoSQL databases, especially HBase
  • Designing and building ontologies, as well as related software
  • Enterprise search with Solr or Elastic Search
  • PhD in computer science, statistics or related subject
  • Building recommendation systems
  • Scripting knowledge
  • Information visualization
  • Basic Unix DevOps skills
  • Amazon EC2


Our goal is to create a company where employees enjoy benefits that make them more productive and contribute directly to the development of their professional skills. We want to be able to attract the best of the best, and make sure they keep getting better. On top of an exciting, vibrant and intellectually challenging workplace and a competitive salary, we are offering:

  • Stock option plan
  • Private health insurance plan
  • Mobile telephony and data plan
  • Free meals, snacks and beverages
  • Workstation hardware of your choice
  • Licenses for the software and working tools of your choice
  • Educational expenses for buying books, online seminars, etc, so long as the educational benefit is related to our work
  • Attendance expenses paid for at least one developer conference or workshop of your choice per year
  • Lending support to your personal experimentation and research projects
  • Flexible working hours, ability to work from home

Workable is most decidedly an equal opportunity employer. We want applicants of diverse background and hire without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, age, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Job Categories: Data Scientist / Statistician. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: data analysis, data scientist, data structures, Java, machine learning, NoSQL, and statistics.

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