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Senior Data Scientist

Ramat Gan (Hybrid)


Shield is a global startup, with offices in TLV, NYC, LDN, and LIS.

We’re rapidly growing and looking for another important piece of the puzzle.  

Is it you?

We are looking for a highly motivated candidate to join our Data Science team.

If you are passionate about NLP and have 4+ years in the field, this is for you!

This position is based in Tel Aviv, and you will report directly to the Data Science Team Leader.

We can’t promise it will be easy, but definitely exciting and most importantly – FUN. 

Let’s get down to business: 


The opportunity  

  • Design, experiment, research, develop and productize advanced NLP solutions in various domains: classification, summarization, translation, enrichment, explainability, information extraction, information retrieval, and so on.
  • Finding the latest technology to improve our AI capabilities in a variety of languages.
  • Using advanced deep learning and large language models, to enhance Shield’s ability to find the needle in a haystack in the world of structured & unstructured data of financial electronic communication. 
  • Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy
  • Innovate, develop, and test state-of-the-art approaches to solve our challenging problems: domain adaptation, fine-tuning, prompt engineering, zero- and few-shot learning, using open and close large language models.
  • Assist and mentor other team members in the implementation and research.
  • Help to lead the technical roadmap.

Experience and skills 

  • M.Sc in Computer Science, Math, or related disciplines
  • 4+ years of hands-on industry experience in NLP, deep learning, large language models, generative AI, and prompt engineering – a must
  • Proven track record of delivering AI-powered projects – a must
  • Proficiency in Python – a must
  • Strong technical skills – an advantage
  • Ph.D. in exact science – an advantage
  • Result-driven and problem-solver
  • Self-learner
  • Team player


Oh hey, you made it all the way here! 

So, in case you were wondering, 

Shield is how compliance teams in financial services can finally read between the lines to see what their employee communications are really saying. We are a post-Series B startup with some of the largest financial organizations in the world as investors and customers.

Our platform analyzes digital interactions to fight financial crimes and mitigate a toxic workplace environment. 

Shielders listen more intently. Pay closer attention to the details. Make the extra effort. Care. It’s what we do at Shield every day. And not just for our customers, but for everyone we work with. It’s all about creating a world where people understand and trust each other.

Shield is set to do good in the world, we help protect market integrity and people’s financial assets.

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