Data Scientist


September 15, 2021
Our company has pioneered the use of geospatial data to understand population dynamics. Governments and organizations around the world rely on Fraym data to make strategic and operational decisions while tackling challenges like inequity and insecurity, climate vulnerability, public health, and more. Our advanced AI/ML models are the first to generate high-resolution insights about human characteristics and behaviors at the sub-neighborhood level and make them commercially available at scale.

Fraym is seeking a data scientist to grow our analytical product offerings and improve predictive algorithms in a small data context. Your contributions will support decisions made in emerging markets across commercial, international development, and intelligence sectors.

You should have a strong data science background and experience applying modelling techniques to a practical use case. If you enjoy having the opportunity to build client-driven solutions from data wrangling to delivered methodology, this position is for you. Preference will be given to applicants with experience in algorithm design, analytic solutions, and/or spatiotemporal modeling. 

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Testing new methods and approaches to build better sociodemographic predictions in markets with limited training data
  • Contributing to the development of product offerings and capabilities such as machine learning applications, data subscription packages, and inventive data visualizations
  • Developing workflows and identifying new applications of methodologies for company-initiated use-cases leveraging multiple data sources, as well as generalizing methodologies developed in-house
  • Managing and growing research projects from inception to full scale workflows, products, and applications
  • Working within interdisciplinary project teams to drive data driven decision-making by building and scaling predictive models

  • You will have the following qualifications and skills:
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in a related field.
  • At least 2 years of data science and/or data analyst work; preference will be given to applicants with practical experience applying data science tools and methods in a social science context.
  • Essential skills: Python (sklearn, numpy, etc.) and/or R (tidyverse, caret, etc.), and working in a cloud computing environment (AWS).
  • Experience with or interest in geospatial data (vector and raster)
  • Enjoy advancing projects both on one's own and collaboratively 
  • Ability to quickly develop technical skills and learn new tools with minimal mentorship and supervision.

  • Not sure you tick all the boxes? We encourage you to apply. We have a culture of learning, and if this job description sounds exciting, we’d love to hear from you.

    Fraym offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a full benefits package.

    Fraym recruits, employs, trains, compensates and promotes regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, family status, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law. For qualified applicants, Fraym also offers visa sponsorship of international candidates.

    Interested? Please submit your application with a resume and short statement answering “Why Fraym.”
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