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Data Scientist - Weather Specialist

| Chicago
What We Do:

Uptake is a Chicago-based predictive analytics SaaS platform provider that empowers major industry leaders to optimize performance, reduce asset failures and enhance safety. At Uptake, we combine our strengths—machine learning, analytics, data visualization and software development—with the expertise of our industrial partners. The result is enormous savings in development time and resources for Uptake’s partners and a proven industrial grade software platform that delivers value to partners and their end customers.

What You'll Do:

As a Weather Specialist on the Data Science team, you’ll collaborate across teams to build Uptake’s suite of cutting-edge weather tools. The tools you create will help to generate weather analytics to be used by our partners across multiple industries. The ideal candidate has a background in statistical analysis and meteorology. 

Responsibilities:
  • Lead the development of Uptake’s weather analytics tools
  • Generate weather analytics research to tackle industry problems
  • Write codes and scripts to build and visualize atmospheric datasets
  • Build and test computing models
  • Implement machine learning algorithms
  • Work with software developers and implementation engineers to specify operational implementation of databases, models and algorithms
  • Perform web scraping
  • Write technical reports
  • Participate in job-related training events
Qualifications:
  • Graduate degree in meteorology, statistics, computer science or related field
  • Experience working with large meteorological datasets
  • Knowledge of Python and shell scripting
  • Experience with signal processing, geospatial analysis and/or ensemble prediction
  • Familiarity with any or all of the following techniques: Lasso and Ridge regularization, ensemble methods, time series analysis, Bayesian inference, Gaussian process, optical flow
  • Ability to frame problems, learn quickly and execute independently
  • Solid communication skills
  • Comfortable working in an entrepreneurial environment

Preferred skills:

  • Experience contributing to open source software
  • Demonstrated project experience as shown on Github or a personal website
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Location

We are located in River North just right off the Chicago Brown Line stop. We also provide you with a free shuttle service to/from Ogilvie and Union.

What are Uptake Perks + Benefits

Uptake Benefits Overview

We offer generous benefits including health, dental, vision, parental leave, 401K match, and unlimited vacation. We are lifelong learners, and our Uptake University program offers training and professional development on a wide variety of topics. We also have employee-led community groups including [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], and many more.

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
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