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Littleton, Colorado - USD Full Time Posted: Thursday, 11 October 2018
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At Pearson, we re committed to a world that s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology and each other to surpass these boundaries we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world s innovations, personal and global, large and small.
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We are looking for a Data Scientist to join Pearson s AI Products and Solutions team. Our mission is to enable the development of AI-first, outcome-driven products to improve learning experiences. The position provides the opportunity to engage in cutting-edge research on a cross-functional team and contribute to developing products that have an impact on millions of learners around the globe.
In this role, you ll have the opportunity to: ###
  • Conduct research at the intersection of educational measurement/computer adaptive testing and machine learning, such as deep learning and reinforcement learning.
  • Leverage complex data sources including emerging content types and technology-based student interactions.
  • Collaborate and communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical stakeholders and partners as well as management and leadership.
  • Develop capabilities that make pioneering learning inferences by bridging the fields of psychometrics and machine learning.
We are looking for a Data Scientist with: ###
  • Experience or interest in education and learning.
  • Experience or interest in machine learning, deep learning, and reinforcement learning.
  • Ph. D. in a quantitative field or equivalent experience.
  • Experience coding in Python to bring R&D capabilities towards production. Experience with R and/or TensorFlow a plus. Experience using version control and other software development tools a plus.
  • A knack for creative problem solving and willingness to learn new technologies and skills.

Littleton, Colorado, United States of America
10/11/2018 11:31:22 AM

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