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Data Scientist

Silicon Valley startup with founders having seasoned track record of highly successful ventures

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerLisbon, PT
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeIntermediate
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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Opplane is a startup founded by a team of Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs that have a track record of starting highly successful companies. The company is still in stealth mode, but will focus on software automation in the area of Machine Learning, Multi-Cloud Data Pipelines and Kubernetes.
The company will establish its first R&D center in Lisbon and is hiring its seed team that will help form the organization.

Our Team

Key Founder - Raj Singh, Founder, Opplane Corporation.

Raj Singh brings to Opplane a wealth of experience in founding and managing technology startups. His previous startups include ApiGee, API management (acquired by Google); StratumOne Communications, a chip maker for wide area networks (sold to Cisco); InterHDL Inc., an EDA tools maker for chip design (sold to Avant!); and Advancel Logic, a Java processor company (sold to Noise Cancellation Technologies). His bigger success was Fiberlane Communications that was later split into Cerent Systems, sold to Cisco, and Siara Systems, sold to Redback Networks.

Other members include early PayPal employee & Data Scientist that will relocate to Lisbon in the summer to work closely with the team. Previous CEO of Inxight One (sold to Business Objects) and Silicon Valley angel Investors.

Main requirements

  • 3+ years industry experience in data mining, machine learning, statistical analysis, and modeling
  • Experience creating production ready machine learning algorithms deploying and maintaining predictive models using Python, R, Scala
  • Create monitoring systems to track the quality of data and the health of our systems
  • Experience building data pipelines from scratch data to production
  • A MS or PhD in Computer Science, Physics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, or any quantitative disciplines
  • Strong SQL abilities and experience.
  • Proficient in Python, Numpy, Scipy, Scikit-learn, Pandas
  • Excellent communication
  • Familiarity with neural networks (deep learning)


Help us understand what makes a happy developer, we want to hire the best seed team! Help us decide on which co-working space is the best place to think big, in the loop (Lisbon City Center).

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