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IBM Data Scientist in Austin, Texas


As a Data Scientist at IBM, you will help transform our clients' data into tangible business value by analyzing information, communicating outcomes and collaborating on product development. Work with Best in Class open source and visual tools, along with the most flexible and scalable deployment options. Whether it's investigating patient trends or weather patterns, you will work to solve real world problems for the industries transforming how we live.

Your Role and Responsibilities

We are in a data science renaissance.

Companies that embrace data science will lead and those who do not will fall behind.

To enable IBM's clients to lead, we are building an elite team of data science practitioners to help them learn how to succeed with data science. The team will include Data Engineers, Machine Learning Engineers, Optimization Engineers and Data Journalists.

The team will engage directly in solving real-world data science problems in a wide array of industries around the globe with IBM clients and internally to IBM. As a Data Scientist with our burgeoning team, you will work with other IBMers and client data science teams to solve problems in banking, insurance, health care, manufacturing, oil & gas and automotive industries... to name just a few. Dovetailing with your background and responsibilities, we will also expand the skill sets of our Data Scientists (and sometimes others with a desire to enter the Data Scientist doctrine) to...

  • Identify use cases

  • Break use cases down into discrete MVPs (minimal viable product)

  • Work in code notebooks

  • Build & validate models

  • Deploy models via APIs into applications or workflows

  • Monitor & retrain models

  • Use code repositories to version and share code/notebooks

  • Visualize the output of their data story in a way that is consumable by all

Today's operating environment demands a stack that's responsive to the innovative enterprise - one that can leverage all data types & access the latest technologies. Be part of a diverse and global team of thinkers and doers - people who want to make an impact, cultivate their expertise and collaborate with some of the world's top business and technology professionals. We're hiring ... JOIN US.


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Required Technical and Professional Expertise

In addition to your superb written and verbal communication skills, you'll possess at least four years' experience in the following....

  • Computer Science

  • Probability and Statistics

  • Data Modeling and Evaluation

  • Big Data and Machine Learning

  • Programming skills in AT LEAST two of the following: Python, R, Scala OR Java (Python expertise highly preferred)

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 4+ years' experience consuming and deploying data via APIs

  • 3+ years experience applying supervised, unsupervised and semi-supervised learning techniques

  • 2+ years experience working with Machine Learning pipeline (data ingestion, feature engineering, modeling including ensemble methods, predicting, explaining, deploying and diagnosing over fitting)

  • 3+ years experience in model selection and sampling

  • 2+ years experience deep learning and neural nets

About Business UnitIBM's Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM's Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments-with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.

Your Life @ IBMWhat matters to you when you're looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:

*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.

*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.

*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.

*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).

*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.

*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.

*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.

*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.

We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

Being You @ IBMIBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.