Ericsson Plano, Texas | Data Scientist | Automation & Analytics

Job Description

Date: Jun 9, 2019

About Us

Ericsson is one of the leading providers of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to service providers, with about 40% of the world’s mobile traffic carried through our networks. We enable the full value of connectivity by creating game-changing technology and services that are easy to use, adopt and scale, making our customers successful in a fully connected world.

 

SA Automation and Analytics is a unit within Group IT, with the aim to drive our digital strategy, vision and to ensure cross-functional execution. Automation & AI is a key theme of Ericsson Digital Transformation and competence is now consolidated to drive business transformation through automation, and to ensure a secure and scalable development, deployment and continued operations.

 

We are currently hiring experienced Data Scientists for our teams in Plano, Texas USA!

 

Job Description


You will:
• Partner with Ericsson’s Automation and Analytics team and digital transformation unit to prioritize and answer the most important questions where machine learning and AI breakthroughs will have material impact on Ericsson’s technology and business performance.
• Use your knowledge in analytics tools and scientific rigor to produce actionable insights.
This includes working with network, operational and exogenous data, and proposing/selecting/testing predictive models, recommendation engines, anomaly detection systems, statistical model, deep learning, reinforcement learnings and other machine learning systems
• Collaborate with subject matter experts, and decision makers to develop success criteria and optimize new processes, products, features, policies, and models
• Develop methodologies, standards/best-practices and systems for reusable ML and AI assets across Ericsson businesses
• Collaborate with others on best way to document and present the findings and experiments of the data analysis, including benchmarking against (de-facto) industry standards and baselines, to the stakeholders
• Collaborate with product development teams to industrialize the findings
• Present and be prominent in ML and AI related forums and conferences, e.g., presenting papers, organizing sessions and be a panelist
 

Qualifications
• BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, Economics, or related field; Certifying MI MOOCS can be compliment
• Strong knowledge in Statistics, e.g., hypothesis formulation, hypothesis testing, descriptive analysis and data exploration.
• Demonstrated skills in Machine Learning, e.g., linear/logistics regression discriminant analysis, bagging, random forest, Bayesian model, SVM, neural networks, etc.
• Strong Programming skills in various languages (Python, Scala, R)
• Demonstrated skills in application of NLP/ text processing in a business setting
• Strong skills in the use of current state of the art machine learning frameworks such as Scikit-Learn, H2O, Keras, TensorFlow
• Versatility and willingness to learn new technologies on the job


Even better:
• Familiarity with Linux/OS X command line, version control software (git), and general software development
• Industry experience in driving automation in business processes is
• Experience in programming or scripting to enable ETL development
• Familiarity with relational databases
• Previous industry experience or internships in product related analytics
• Independent research experience


Technologies we use and teach:
• R, Python
• Hive and other Bigdata family
• Statistics (Frequentist/Bayesian methods, experimental design, causal inference)
• Shiny/D3/Tableau etc

 

Contact Person

Richard Tjong - richard.tjong@ericsson.com

 

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Ericsson complies with applicable country, state and all local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location across the world in which the company has facilities. In addition, Ericsson supports the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights and the United Nations Global Compact.

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Ericsson expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, national origin, ethnic background, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, union membership or genetic information.

 

Primary country and city: United States (US) || || Plano || IT

Req ID: 283926