CLEAR is hiring a

Chief Data Scientist

New York, United States

Are you interested in the future of technology? Do you want to shape the future of our platform? If so, CLEAR is the best option for you! What is CLEAR? We believe our platform will be THE preeminent biometric secure identity platform. The possibilities for our platform are endless – financial transactions, access to buildings and sports venues and more – all by simply using your fingerprint and/or the iris of your eye. By joining the CLEAR team, you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact to our customers and company, as well as grow and develop to achieve your potential!

We’re seeking an innovative, intellectually curious and results oriented Chief Data Scientist to support, enhance and expand Clear’s current and projected security algorithms. As a critical member of our research and development team, you will have a prominent voice in the future of our company. You’re a deep thinker who enjoys solving critical problems, and can own a solution from end to end. You are technically proficient and have the ability to access and wrangle large amounts of structured and unstructured data, a great business sense, the desire to influence strategic decisions with data-driven analysis, and a good amount of internet and social media savvy.


  • Act as the in-house subject matter expert for natural language processing and machine learning, including the creation of algorithms
  • Research, design, and evaluate machine learning approaches and models
  • Lead the data architecture and engineering decision-making to support analytics
  • Implement advanced analytical modeling to deliver the data science content of project
  • Use data visualization and summarization techniques for conveying key findings
  • Collaborate with all business stakeholders to integrate data mining results within existing processes and systems
  • Lead the design and implementation of ongoing reporting and analytics
  • Communicate findings and obstacles to stakeholders to help drive the delivery to market
  • Conceptual modeling, Predictive modeling, Hypothesis testing, Rapid prototyping



  • A desire to work in a collaborative, intellectually curious environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills;
  • M.S. in Computer Science, Operations Research, Computational Economics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or a related field and at least 2 years work experience
  • Experience in designing analytic and/or algorithmic solutions to business or operational problems
  • Experience working with big data and/or relational databases and SQL in a real-world context
  • Ability to clean, transform, and merge your own data in a procedural language like Python or R


  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Operations Research, Computational Economics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or a related field and at least 2 years work experience
  • Strong background in big data workflows and infrastructure implementation.
  • Strong background in statistics methodology, applications to business problems.
  • Applicants with more experience, including mid-career, are also strongly encouraged to apply.



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CLEAR is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a chance to work with talented people in a collaborative environment and provide top-notch benefits including health insurance, generous time off and much more. To learn more about us please visit our website at