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Senior Data Scientist- NLP



Software Engineering, Data Science
Ra'anana, Israel
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

At ZoomInfo, we encourage creativity, value innovation, demand teamwork, expect accountability and cherish results. We value your take charge, take initiative, get stuff done attitude and will help you unlock your growth potential. One great choice can change everything. Thrive with us at ZoomInfo.

ZoomInfo is seeking a Senior Data Scientist to join our Innovation Data Science team to develop cutting-edge data products in its industry-leading B2B sales and marketing intelligence platform. If you are a visionary data scientist who thrives on transforming data into high impact customer-facing applications, this is an exciting opportunity to help propel our business to new heights.

About our Team

Our mission is to unlock the full potential of ZI’s extensive B2B data by applying machine learning (ML) and Generative AI to optimize the full Go-to-Market stack. We’ve cultivated a powerful blend of product thinking, modern AI expertise, and iterative methodologies which have delivered a robust suite of data products that inject data-driven intelligence into every facet of ZI. We actively explore existing solutions, adapting them to suit our unique needs while fostering a culture of creativity. Collaboration is at our core, as we work closely with data scientists, product managers, ML engineers, subject-matter experts, and key stakeholders to identify critical gaps and effective solutions to the most valuable problems in our business. The result? An impressive array of both experimental and production-ready AI products that have a tangible impact on our customer’s ability to generate revenue with their Go-to-Market motion. Embrace the opportunity to join our accomplished team on this transformative journey, where innovation and teamwork thrive, and where your contributions will shape the future of data-driven Go-to-Market.

What will your job look like:

  • Serve as an authority within the Data Scientists team, crafting use cases and solutions for NLP/Generative AI/ML.
  • Integrate closely with business leaders as a trusted and influential contributor, to understand their needs and advise on the right AI/ML-driven solutions, ensuring that Data Science outputs achieve maximum impact.
  • Identify key signals that drive a user's next best action in order to optimize sales outcomes using advanced probability, statistics, predictive performance, and ML/RL.
  • Design and implement state-of-the-art models to help our customers in achieving their goals of identifying high-intent companies and contacts, optimizing customer engagement and conversion rates over time.
  • Build innovative new AI solutions, enhance existing models, drive continuous improvement and keep us ahead of industry trends. Promote a culture of continuous learning and knowledge sharing within the team.
  • Partner with ML engineers to review and co-optimize technical designs. Support the productionization and deployment of data science models and pipelines, ensuring scalability, reliability, and efficiency in real-world applications.

What you will bring:

  • B.Sc./M.A/M.Sc. degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math, Statistics or other equivalent fields..
  • 5 years as a Data Scientist - a strong background in NLP/Generative AI/ML concepts and models.
  • Skilled in continuous model evaluation and adaptation to evolving user preferences and behavior patterns based on real-world feedback.
  • Data-Centric Mindset: Be willing to explore the data and have it guide you to the best solution. Able to utilize a diverse range of advanced statistical and analytic techniques to inform development priorities and decision-making processes.
  • Languages and Compute Frameworks: Able to write readable, testable, maintainable and extensible code in Python, SQL, and Spark.
  • Production ML: Experience developing data preparation, model training and inference pipelines using cloud-managed tools like Dataproc, EMR, Airflow, vector databases (FAISS, Pinecone), or equivalent.
  • ML Frameworks: Experience w/ PyTorch, XGBoost, SparkML, model registries (Hugging Face), LLM APIs, etc.
  • Experience in leading data science projects from idea to production in various domains and using various NLP/ML solutions
  • Communication: Able to navigate large projects with multiple collaborators. Excellent cross-functional and verbal communication skills, enabling seamless communication with business partners and stakeholders.
  • Theory: Understanding of latest deep learning architectures and when to apply a given pre-trained model. Experience with techniques like prompt engineering, fine tuning, reinforcement learning w/ human feedback, model distillation and model compression. Up-to-date on recent advances in the LLM space.

About us:

ZoomInfo (NASDAQ: ZI) is the trusted go-to-market platform for businesses to find, acquire, and grow their customers. It delivers accurate, real-time data, insights, and technology to more than 35,000 companies worldwide. Businesses use ZoomInfo to increase efficiency, consolidate technology stacks, and align their sales and marketing teams — all in one platform.

ZoomInfo may use a software-based assessment as part of the recruitment process. More information about this tool, including the results of the most recent bias audit, is available here.

ZoomInfo is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunities for applicants and employees regardless of sex, race, age, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability status, religion, protected military or veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic or status protected by applicable law. At ZoomInfo, we also consider qualified candidates with criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.