Lead AI Scientist

Target Enterprise, Inc.   Pittsburgh, PA   Full-time     Science
Posted on July 18, 2021

Target Enterprise, Inc. is seeking a full-time Lead AI Scientist at our offices in Pittsburgh, PA. The Lead AI Scientist is responsible for making the multi-channel shopping experience as simple, secure and enjoyable as a visit to the local Target store. This position requires a Master’s degree or equivalent in Quantitative Finance, Advanced Statistics, or a related field and 2 years of related experience. Must also have 24 months of experience (which may have been gained concurrently) with each of the following: (1) implementing numerical tests along with providing a clear overview of pros and cons of different methodologies; and (2) designing, developing, testing and implementing various automation models and frameworks on real-time systems. Must also have experience with the following: (1) Natural Language Processing based on deep neural network architectures (CNN, LSTM, Bi-GRUs), attention networks and dynamic memory networks as well as implementing hyperparameter optimization techniques including Batch normalization, Dropouts, Gradient checking and weight initialization algorithms; (2) configuring and implementing Natural Language Processing and Natural Language Generation algorithms, Latent-Dirichlet Analysis, Topic Modeling, and search relevance on large scale datasets; (3) designing large scale models using Logistic Regression, Linear Models Family (including Poisson models, Survival models, Hierarchical models, and Naïve-Bayesian estimators), Conjoint Analysis, Spatial models, Time-series models, and Support Vector Machines; and (4) leveraging existing textual news analytics (NLP) to improve model calibration specifically on liquidity analysis and high frequency real time textual data. Will accept experience gained before, during or after Master’s program. Position includes a telecommute benefit within commuting distance to a Pittsburgh-area Target office, as directed.