Tech Jobs: Senior Data Scientist

Tech Jobs: Senior Data Scientist

Job Type: Remote.

Status: Full Time.

Organization: Nethermind

Location: Worldwide

Role: Senior Data Scientist



What Drives Us:

We are a collective of top-tier builders and researchers with expertise spanning diverse domains such as Ethereum Protocol Engineering, Layer-2, Decentralized Finance (DeFi), Miner Extractable Value (MEV), Smart Contract Development, Security Auditing, and Formal Verification.

Collaborating with esteemed entities like Ethereum Foundation, StarkWare, Gnosis Chain, Aave, Flashbots, xDai, Open Zeppelin, Forta Protocol, Energy Web, POA Network, and many others, we are dedicated to addressing the most intricate challenges in the blockchain arena. Actively participating in Ethereum core development, EIPs, and network upgrades alongside the Ethereum Foundation and various client teams, our globally dispersed team, numbering almost 200 individuals from 45+ countries, works remotely.


Join Our Team: Senior Data Scientist Position

Nethermind is on the lookout for a seasoned Senior Data Scientist to contribute innovative data science solutions to the Forta ecosystem. This role involves analyzing blockchain attack data, devising data science solutions to understand attacks, predict potential threats, and assist in handling alerts. The selected candidate will actively engage with the wider data science and academic research community, fostering innovation through prototyping, educational content creation, research papers and blog posts, data curation, and participation in data science competitions.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyzing blockchain and attack data.
  • Prototyping diverse models, from supervised to unsupervised, for attack detection, alert ranking, and providing context to alert data.
  • Empowering the data science community to safeguard web3 through activities like data set curation, prototyping, and contest preparation.
  • Collaborating with the data science and engineering community to enhance Forta Network’s data science and machine learning capabilities.
  • Steering a research agenda with the data science and academic research community through RFPs and regular community calls.
  • Educating the broader community on data science approaches to web3 through various mediums such as research papers, blog posts, conference talks, and social media presentations.



  • 5+ years of professional experience in Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Deep Learning, Anomaly Detection, Clustering, Time Series Analysis, and related areas.
  • Proficiency in Python and experience with scripting languages (e.g., R).
  • Familiarity with libraries like Pandas, Keras, Pytorch, Scikit-learn for building ML models.
  • Detail-oriented, self-disciplined, and results-driven.
  • Ability to thrive in ambiguous situations and collaborate with geographically distributed teams.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related technical field, or equivalent experience.
  • Exceptional writing and communication skills, with the ability to simplify complex technical topics.
  • Passion and/or experience in open-source, cybersecurity, or a similar highly technical industry (preferred).
  • Technical knowledge of blockchain, DeFi, and the Ethereum ecosystem (preferred).


Diversity and Inclusion:

At Nethermind, we are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace where every individual’s unique characteristics are valued. We encourage candidates from all backgrounds, including gender, race, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, etc., to apply. We believe that diversity enhances our strength and innovation.


Consent Disclaimer:

By providing your personal information, you consent to Demerzel Solutions Limited (t/a Nethermind) storing and processing it for recruitment purposes. This is in accordance with the UK GDPR, and you can refer to our privacy policy for further details. Your consent is voluntary and can be withdrawn at any time by contacting [email protected].



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