Data Scientist

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Data Scientist

Herzliya, Israel

About us

VATBox has successfully digitised the VAT/GST recovery workflow with its cloud-based enterprise recovery solution. Using intelligent automation, VATBox helps large corporations – including Fortune 500 companies – gain actionable insight into their transactional data, empowering finance and tax professionals with full data integrity, tight compliance and maximum savings. Fusing AI and Computer Vision with human expertise, VATBox provides a full spectrum of VAT/GST audit and recovery services. Benchmarks for tax, finance and procurement – aimed to encourage process improvements and compliance – are all collected in one easy-to-use portal with drill-down capabilities into every single transaction, no matter how small.

Join us to support our mission to empower tax professionals to make strategic business decisions based on transactional data.

 

Our Values

As a business we believe to be successful our most important resource is our employees. When employees are happy and content in the workplace, we have found they are more engaged and have a higher output compared to other environments. To ensure we have a vibrant and exciting atmosphere in the office we live by a few simple values.

Honesty and Trustworthy – To be honest with our clients and each other both inside and outside the office.

Collaborative and Team Player – To be able to work with our diverse teams and clients supporting and assisting where required

Accountable – To be able to lead and be responsible for your decisions

Ambitious and Driven – To be passionate about what we do and able to relay that drive and ambitiousness to clients

Be your self – Most importantly we want you to be comfortable knowing you can be you in the work place without the worry of not being able to talk to us regarding whatever maybe going on in your personal life.

By having these values, and such an open working culture we have found our employees are more successful, engaged, motivated, happy both whilst in the workplace and at home. Together we can enhance businesses, grow compliance and governance, and decrease our impact on the environment.

 

Position overview

We are looking for a data scientist that will help us discover the information hidden in vast amounts of data, and help us make smarter decisions to deliver even better products.

You should have a strong background in statistical modelling. In addition, you should be an experienced machine learning expert with deep understanding of both supervised and unsupervised techniques, especially in text analysis and Natural Language Processing. Ninja skills in python are also required.

If you are a team player with proved ability to solve novel problems in data science and machine learning we’re going to be a perfect match.

 

Responsibilities

  • Solve business problems using advanced machine learning methodology
  • Conduct applied research in text processing
  • Deploy developed models to production use

 

Requirements

  • MSc from a known university in statistics, mathematics, computer science (or equivalent). Ph.D. is an advantage
  • Proven experience in leading Machine Learning research from scratch board to production
  • Familiarity with Natural Language Processing and text analysis
  • Proven experience in Python / R
  • Strong team player
  • Experience with Big Data techniques – advantage

 

What we offer

  • Competitive salary.
  • Generous compensation package.
  • The best tools and equipment to ensure smooth working (personal laptop, headphones, ergonomic bag and a secret surprise…)
  • Ongoing training and mentoring by industry and academic leaders to empower you to be at your best and achieve the most.
  • Innovative & fun working environment where your express your creative ideas and execute your professional goals.

 

EEO

VATBox is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, colour, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Due to high level of applications, we can only respond to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position. If you have not heard back within 2 weeks please consider your application unsuitable in this instance. We will however keep your CV and details on file for other opportunities which may better fit your skills and experience.

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