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Data Scientist

TLV, Israel · Full-time · Senior

About The Position

Windward is seeking a skilled and passionate Data Scientist to join our AI group. 

At Windward, we are dedicated to creating a safer, more transparent, frictionless, and efficient maritime industry. Our mission is to empower governments and businesses with actionable intelligence and prompt, data-driven decision-making processes.

The AI group at Windward provides insights, understands maritime risks, and identifies unusual patterns, turning ideas into demonstrable customer value. We are a dynamic and fast-paced company revolutionizing the maritime industry. The ideal candidate is a problem solver with a deep understanding of data science, capable of taking projects from concept to production.

What will you do?

  • Develop and implement various models (e.g., predictive models, classifiers, analyze time series data, and ship behavioral pattern algorithms) on proprietary data.
  • Lead projects from ideation to production, ensuring solutions are effective in real-world scenarios, and monitored for quality over time.
  • Build products with LLM and GenAI
  • Collaborate with product managers to understand problems and define solutions.
  • Contribute to the research environment/infrastructure in order to improve the flexibility and speed of our delivery


Who are you?

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or a related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in implementing machine learning algorithms in the industry, all the way to production.
  • Proficient in Python and experienced in bringing ideas to production, including coding, testing, and monitoring.
  • Experience with classical time series analysis or deep learning.
  • Ability to learn new tools and methodologies as needed.
  • Strong understanding of ML concepts.
  • Excellent communication skills and working fluency in English.
  • Flexible and willing to work with a variety of tools and models.
  • Team player who prefers simple and effective solutions.

Nice-to-Have Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with generative AI (GenAI).
  • Experience working with geospatial data.
  • Experience with big data technologies (e.g. Spark).
  • Familiarity with existing ML ecosystem tools (e.g., Qwak, MLFlow)
  • Experience with customer communication and interaction.

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