H5’s Data Group is looking to add a Data Science Engineer to support legal electronic discovery projects.  The ideal candidate will draw on his or her broad technical experience to address complex data needs by providing analytic insights, creating and executing technical solutions, and taking responsibility for projects’ data-related needs. The Data Group’s priorities are balanced between executing fast-moving projects full of intriguing data, responding to immediate requests, and proactively designing tools for emerging needs.


This position is a contract position for the duration of 6 months, with possibility of changing to a full time position, contingent on strong performance by the candidate and also business needs.


Develop and execute complex data manipulation and analytics for text data
Clean and process semi-structured and unstructured data
Identify, develop and extend applications and libraries for recurring project needs
Work with cross functional teams to identify and respond to complex technical needs
Ensure a documented, high quality process and result

Effective, innovative problem solving: learn quickly and rapidly arrive at a working solution
Understand and craft solutions for non-technical users
Meet deadlines while supporting multiple projects
Work independently and take ownership of technical details for an entire project

M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Machine Learning or NLP
2+ years of industry experience at minimum
Strong coding and debugging skills in Python
Strong working knowledge of machine learning techniques
Experience applying machine learning techniques to NLP problems
Knowledge of fundamental natural language processing techniques
Experience working with Spark and large data sets preferred
Experience using SQL for data insight and manipulation
Experience with Linux
H5 is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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About H5

H5 pioneered technology-assisted review (TAR) over a decade ago. We are now the leading provider of Key Document Identification (KDI) solutions and eDiscovery for litigation and investigations. If you desire to learn lots of new subject matter quickly and are a creative problem solver, we’d love to hear from you. Your ideas are valued at H5 and the work is truly collaborative.