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AI/ML Data Scientist

United States
Mid-Senior level

About Ascendion

Ascendion is a full-service digital engineering solutions company. We make and manage software platforms and products that power growth and deliver captivating experiences to consumers and employees. Our engineering, cloud, data, experience design, and talent solution capabilities accelerate transformation and impact for enterprise clients. Headquartered in New Jersey, our workforce of 6,000+ Ascenders delivers solutions from around the globe. Ascendion is built differently to engineer the next.

Ascendion | Engineering to elevate life

We have a culture built on opportunity, inclusion, and a spirit of partnership. Come, change the world with us:

  • Build the coolest tech for world’s leading brands
  • Solve complex problems - and learn new skills
  • Experience the power of transforming digital engineering for Fortune 500 clients
  • Master your craft with leading training programs and hands-on experience

Job Description

  • Candidate Must be fluent in French.
  • We are seeking an experienced Data Scientist to join our dynamic team.
  • The ideal candidate will have a strong background in AI and machine learning, with expertise in model building and a proficiency in Python coding.
  • The role will involve working on advanced natural language processing (NLP) tasks, leveraging large language models (LLMs), and implementing cutting-edge techniques such as reinforcement learning and prompt engineering.
  • Additionally, the candidate should have experience with DevOps practices, managing APIs, and handling large datasets in distributed computing environments.


  • Develop and implement AI and machine learning models for various applications, with a focus on natural language processing.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand project requirements and translate them into technical solutions.
  • Work directly with large language models (LLMs) and apply advanced techniques such as reinforcement learning and prompt engineering.
  • Debug and optimize algorithms, build APIs, and manage the algorithm flow across multiple workstreams in one repository.
  • Handle and process large datasets using distributed computing systems such as Hadoop and Spark.
  • Stay updated on the latest advancements in AI and machine learning, and apply them to enhance existing projects and develop new solutions.
  • Communicate technical concepts effectively to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ensure project success by demonstrating strong work ethics, dedication, and problem-solving skills.
  • Foster a collaborative environment by efficiently sharing code and knowledge with team members.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in AI and machine learning, with a focus on model building.
  • Proficiency in Python coding and familiarity with libraries such as TensorFlow and PyTorch.
  • 3+ years of experience in natural language processing (NLP), including text classification, re-ranking, and topic modeling.
  • Experience working directly with large language models (LLMs) such as ChatGPT and GPT 3.5.
  • Strong understanding of advanced AI techniques such as reinforcement learning, prompt engineering, and hallucination mitigation.
  • Experience with DevOps practices, debugging, building APIs, and managing algorithm flow across multiple workstreams in one repository.
  • Experience working with large datasets and distributed computing systems (e.g., Hadoop, Spark).
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to translate complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong work ethics, dedication to project success, and collaborative behavior.


  • Experience with transformer-based architectures such as BERT, RoBERTa, and T5.
  • Knowledge of recent large language models (LLMs) including OPT and BLOOM.
  • Advanced problem-solving skills and ability to think outside the box.
  • Proven track record of efficient code sharing and collaboration within a team environment.

Experience a community of change makers!

Join a culture of high-performing innovators with endless ideas and a passion for tech. Our culture is the fabric of our company, and it is what makes us unique and diverse. The way we share ideas, learning, experiences, successes, and joy allows everyone to be their best at Ascendion.

Salary Range: The salary for this position is between $140,000- $150,000 annually. Factors which may affect pay within this range may include geography/market, skills, education, experience, and other qualifications of the successful candidate.

Benefits: The Company offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: [medical insurance] [dental insurance] [vision insurance] [401(k) retirement plan] [long-term disability insurance] [short-term disability insurance] [5 personal day accrued each calendar year. The Paid time off benefits meet the paid sick and safe time laws that pertains to the City/ State] [10-15 day of paid vacation time] [6 paid holiday and 1 floating holiday per calendar year] [Ascendion Learning Management System]

Want to change the world? Let us know.

Tell us about your experiences, education, and ambitions. Bring your knowledge, unique viewpoint, and creativity to the table. Let’s talk!

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