Techstars is hiring a

Data Scientist Associate, Boston (Jan-April)

Boston, United States

You will help build the next amazing batch of startups, as they grow from early stage to venture-backed companies. From entrepreneurs, to investors, to mentors, your network is about to explode. You will have the opportunity to sit in on mentor meetings – get to know the best entrepreneurs and investors in the city, up close and personally. You will also have access to full involvement in Techstars social events with the founders and local community.

It’s basically a chance to get amazing experience, broaden your network in ways you could never imagine, get exposure to some of the greatest up and coming companies and teams in the country. Historically, most associates end up being employed by one of the teams or by someone they met during the span of the three months. Many also go on to build their own companies.

General Job Description

As a Data Scientist at Techstars you will work with the startup companies in our cohort to analyze, visualize, and model data that is relevant for these companies. You will build and implement machine learning models that can totally move the needle for startups as they diligently chase product-market fit. Our data scientist can be a mix of a statistician, scientist, machine learning expert and engineer: a self driven player that can give our startups ideas on how to make the best use of the data they collected from their end users.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated interest in technology, startups, entrepreneurship, venture capital, etc.
  • BA in quantitative field (computer science, statistics, physics, chemistry, biology, etc.), and/or minimum 1-2 years relevant experience (data mining or machine learning techniques, and statistical packages).
  • Able to jump in and complete any task quickly and effectively.
  • Be a problem solver and effective communicator.
  • A drive to get better every single day and are always looking for opportunities to learn.
  • A positive outlook, desire to learn and meet new people, lots of energy and enthusiasm.
  • Authorized to work as a contractor in the US
  • Currently live in Boston or would be willing to live here for the duration of the program.

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About Techstars

Techstars is the global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring new technologies to market wherever they choose to build their business. Techstars is a mentorship-driven accelerator, and is changing the way startups are built by arming entrepreneurs with a massive interconnected network of amazing founders, mentors, investors and companies.

With 18+ mentorship-driven accelerator programs worldwide, Techstars exists to support the world’s most promising entrepreneurs throughout their lifelong journey. Techstars provides access to over 3,000 founders, mentors investors, and corporate partners, allowing entrepreneurs to accelerate the pace of innovation and do more faster. Techstars makes entrepreneurship more accessible by providing access to capital, guidance, marketing, business development, customer acquisition and recruitment.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.