Senior Data Scientist / Raleigh, NC OR Remote

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Job Description

LexisNexis is dedicated to advancing the rule of law around the world, which is vital for building peace and prosperity in all societies. To accomplish this noble goal, LexisNexis is transforming legal research globally. Our search index contains more than 81 billion richly annotated legal documents, creating an unprecedented legal knowledge graph. Our technology changes how lawyers practice law by providing fast and relevant access to their most difficult questions.We are seeking a Senior Data Scientist who will focus on search, and who will be dedicated to the creation of next-generation search relevance techniques and strategies for LexisNexis, dramatically improving how our users search and find the answers to their legal questions. We are looking for someone who can bring their own perspective on how to solve a variety of internal and external opportunities. We expect this person to be versatile, display leadership qualities, as well enthusiastic to tackle new problems as we continue to push technology forward.REQUIRED SKILLSMinimum of 2 years of experience in tuning the relevance of search results, particularly using machine learning or deep learning techniques, such as query/text classification and learning to rank (LTR).Minimum of 2 years of experience with traditional machine/shallow learning algorithms and techniques, including but not limited to language models, ensembles, Support Vector Machine (SVM), etc.Minimum of 2 years of experience with natural language processing (NLP) technologies and the handling of unstructured text.Minimum of 3 years of Python development experience. Ability to write high-performance production quality code.B.S. in Computer Science or other related fields.DESIRED SKILLSAdvanced search techniques including but not limited to NeuroIR, vector search, etc.Experience applying deep neural networks (e.g, PyTorch, TensorFlow) to real-world problems, especially in information extraction and/or entity linking.Knowledge of modern deep learning approaches to natural language processing (NLP), including but not limited to word2vec / fastText, LSTM/GRU, BERT, and its variations.Hands-on experience in SOLR / Elastic or other similar search engines supporting web applications.Hands-on experience in Java on text mining.Experience building and debugging distributed systems.Great oral and written communication skills to articulate technical solutions and rationales to both technical teams and business stakeholders.M.S. with at least 3 years of experience or PhD. in Computer Science or other related fields.OUR VALUESBoundarylessness: We embrace the global nature of our business and encourage people to work collaboratively across business units, hierarchy, and functions.Customer focus: We have a passion for understanding and exceeding our customers' expectations.Innovation: We constantly look for new ideas and value "out-of-the-box" thinking.Passion for winning: We are a high-energy, fast-moving, decisive organization, determined to outperform the competition.Valuing our people: We put the highest priority on recruiting, developing, and retaining outstanding people.LexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, 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 law. If 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 1. or read our Candidate Privacy PolicyLexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, 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 law. If 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 1. or read our Candidate Privacy Policy