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WEX 18 days ago
location: remoteus
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Sr. Data Scientist, Innovation

locations

US – Remote

Maine – Remote Office

time type

Full time

job requisition id

R15248

Remote Opportunity

About the Role

Are you a passionate and talented AI and Data Scientist looking for an opportunity to make a real impact? Join our innovative team and work on cutting-edge AI/ML applications that are revolutionizing industries such as fleet & EV, Health Benefits, and Corporate Payments. In this high-impact role, you will leverage your expertise in data science and AI to develop solutions that tackle complex, real-world problems for both internal and external customers. If you thrive in a dynamic environment, enjoy pushing the boundaries of what’s possible with AI and machine learning, and want to be part of a mission-driven organization, we would love to hear from you.

How You’ll Make an Impact

  • Lead the development and implementation of AI/ML models and algorithms to drive innovation across various industries, including transportation (Fleet, trucking & EV), Health Benefits, Travel and Corporate Payments
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and prioritize high-impact use cases for AI/ML applications
  • Drive rapid prototyping efforts, focusing on learning from experiments, iterating on solutions, in order to understand what the right solutions are
  • Demonstrate innovative and creative thinking to develop novel AI/ML approaches and solutions
  • Partner with product teams in order to embed AI/ML model solutions into web and mobile applications
  • Develop and implement solutions leveraging large language models and other advanced AI techniques to tackle complex problems, such as natural language understanding, text generation, question & answering, agent workflows and knowledge representation
  • Conduct in-depth data analysis and feature engineering to extract valuable insights and improve model performance
  • Partner with our AI platform team to Design, develop, and deploy scalable and robust AI/ML solutions to solve complex business problems and improve operational efficiency
  • Continuously monitor and optimize AI/ML models to ensure their accuracy, reliability, and performance in production environments
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest advancements in AI/ML technologies and apply them to drive innovation and maintain a competitive edge
  • Mentor and guide junior data scientists and foster a culture of continuous learning and knowledge sharing within the team

Experience You’ll Bring:

  • Ph.D. or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related quantitative field (we will consider exceptional candidates without advanced degrees)
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in developing and deploying AI/ML models in a production environment
  • Strong expertise in machine learning algorithms, deep learning frameworks (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch), and statistical modeling techniques
  • Proficient in programming languages such as Python, R, and SQL for data manipulation and analysis
  • Experience with big data technologies (e.g., Snowflake, Google BigQuery) and cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to think creatively to develop innovative AI/ML solutions
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills to effectively work with cross-functional teams and stakeholders
  • Proven track record of delivering high-impact AI/ML projects in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • Demonstrated ability to persevere and iterate through solutions in the face of technical challenges and setbacks
  • Experience with embedding AI/ML models into web and mobile applications
  • Hands-on experience in building solutions leveraging the latest AI capabilities and advancements, including large language models, generative AI, and other state-of-the-art techniques

What We Offer:

  • A dynamic, innovative, and collaborative work environment that fosters creativity and encourages out-of-the-box thinking
  • Opportunity to work on cutting-edge AI/ML projects that have a significant impact on various industries, including fleet & EV, Health Benefits, and Corporate Payments
  • Access to state-of-the-art technology, tools, and resources to support your work and professional development
  • Mentorship from experienced AI/ML professionals who are leaders in their field and dedicated to helping you grow and succeed
  • Collaborative opportunities with cross-functional teams, allowing you to expand your skills and knowledge across various domains
  • Continuous learning and development opportunities, including workshops, conferences, and training programs to keep you updated with the latest advancements in AI/ML
  • Flexible work arrangements that promote work-life balance and support your personal and professional well-being
  • Competitive compensation package, including salary, benefits, and performance-based bonuses
  • Join a purpose-driven organization that is committed to making a positive impact on society through innovation and technology
  • Be part of a collaborative, inclusive, and supportive team that values ersity, integrity, and excellence
  • Enjoy a culture that promotes work-life balance, fosters continuous learning, and celebrates inidual and collective achievements
  • Align yourself with a company that prioritizes customer-centricity, sustainability, and ethical business practices
  • A erse and inclusive workplace that values and celebrates inidual differences and fosters a sense of belonging

The base pay range represents the anticipated low and high end of the pay range for this position. Actual pay rates will vary and will be based on various factors, such as your qualifications, skills, competencies, and proficiency for the role. Base pay is one component of WEX’s total compensation package. Most sales positions are eligible for commission under the terms of an applicable plan. Non-sales roles are typically eligible for a quarterly or annual bonus based on their role and applicable plan. WEX’s comprehensive and market competitive benefits are designed to support your personal and professional well-being. Benefits include health, dental and vision insurances, retirement savings plan, paid time off, health savings account, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, disability insurance, tuition reimbursement, and more. For more information, check out the “About Us” section.

Salary Pay Range: $135,000.00 – $180,000.00