Autodesk Data Scientist, BIM 360 in San Francisco, California

Data Scientist, BIM 360

Location: San Francisco, CA- United States

Job ID: 18000000A0

Position Overview

Do you thrive in an environment where you work on engaging and challenging projects? Do you want to be a part of a talented team that designs, builds, and deploys solutions that protect Autodesk and its customers against advanced adversaries? Every year Autodesk hires talented data scientists to join our team and benefit from unlimited access to our technology and industry mentors. If this sounds like you, read on!


  • Apply theoretical expertise and innovation to create or apply new technology, such as adapting principles for applying computers to new uses

  • Develop predictive analytic models in the construction space. Apply modern machine learning techniques for classification of structured and unstructured data (such as images, text, point-clouds)

  • Work closely with the data science team in visually conveying analytic concepts and metrics to product management, product development, customer-facing teams and ultimately customers

  • Work closely with engineering to pipeline data science models into production environments. Identify new opportunities for using data to answer customer questions and address unmet needs

  • Design and execute data-centric UX experiments in coordination with the data science team. Visualize data and analysis in a way that tells a clear and compelling story

  • Develop front-end dashboards and interactive data visualizations to convey both visual storytelling and visual representation of risk

  • Engage in construction topic areas like quality, safety, scheduling, planning, BIM. Provide QA support for analytic components in production

  • Understand the questions Autodesk construction customers want to answer by collaborating with customers and internal experts across disciplines (data scientists, product management, business leaders, industry strategy, consulting, customer engagement, etc.)

  • Collaborate with teams in Autodesk to develop, promote, and support data centric mindset and applications. Participate in continuous learning regarding new machine learning techniques and stacks

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master s degree in Data Science, Information Science, Information Engineering or related field

  • You have 3 years of experience in the job offered, or in a data science/software engineering-related field

  • You have 3 years experience in each of the following skills:

  • Work with relational (including Oracle) and NoSQL (including MongoDB) to build and run efficient queries to extract and analyze data

  • Build data pipeline to efficiently extract and migrate data at scale

  • Write secure commercial applications using techniques including unit tests and code coverage

  • Write modularized and reusable code using object-oriented programming languages like java, C# or C

  • Utilize code versioning control systems such as GitHub or SVN

  • You have some work experience of at least one graduate-level semester coursework in the following skills:

  • Domain understanding of the construction industry

  • Work with distributed data technologies such as Spark and Hadoop

  • Data mining and machine learning to train, validate and deploy text classification models using NLP frameworks including Scikit Learn and Spacy

  • Scripting languages including Python or R to analyze and explore unstructured text documents

  • Design, develop, and publish data visualization utilizing tools including Tableau, D3, and HighCharts

About Autodesk

With Autodesk software, you have the power to Make Anything. The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used. It s disrupting every industry: architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and media and entertainment. With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity. Our software is used by everyone - from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists. We constantly explore new ways to integrate all dimensions of diversity across our employees, customers, partners, and communities. Our ultimate goal is to expand opportunities for anyone to imagine, design, and make a better world.

Job: *Engineering

Title: Data Scientist, BIM 360

Location: California-San Francisco

Requisition ID: 18000000A0

At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.