Strategic Data Science Advisor

Everlaw

  • Full Time

Everlaw is seeking an experienced Strategic Data Science Advisor who demonstrates our company values of attention to detail, setting your own bar, egoless communication, and respect for customers! 

Since the beginning, Everlaw has positioned itself at the vanguard of AI/ML and its application and use in the world of ediscovery. From our built-in Predictive Coding/TAR 2.0 capabilities, to unsupervised machine learning concept clustering, to new feature initiatives that will help legal professionals better make sense of vast quantities of data, we have consistently pushed the boundaries of how to effectively automate otherwise manual processes through the use of superior engineering. 

This leadership position presents a tremendous opportunity for a career professional to work with an industry leading legal technology software company and to make an impression in the crucial discipline of Machine Learning and AI. This position reports to Everlaw’s Director of Value Engineering. 

This is a tremendous opportunity for someone who is looking to make their stamp in this crucial area for a leading ediscovery/legal technology software company.

Whether it be a timely follow up on a request for information, a cold call, or an expo booth visit, the Sales team is often the first point of interactions for prospective Everlaw clients and the team strives to make those conversations memorable and impactful. Sales focuses on delivering excellence through every step of an organization’s diligence of improving litigation and discovery workflows, employing genuine curiosity in discovery calls, conducting highly tailored demonstrations and presentations, and curating compelling proofs of value to ensure that our new customers can come on board with a clear path to achieving success. Everlaw’s sales team isn’t your typical one. Whether it’s spearheading a climate-action themed cold calling event, weekly basketball at the local YMCA, or group crossword puzzles over lunch, reps and leadership alike embody a commitment to bringing their authentic selves to work.

At Everlaw, our mission is to promote justice by illuminating truth. Our company culture is open and vibrant and we’re committed to the professional growth of our team members, offering an annual learning and development stipend and regular check-ins with managers regarding career goals. If you’re looking for a place that values passion, integrity, thinking big, and a desire to learn, we’d love to hear from you! Think you’re missing some of the skills and are hesitant to apply? We do not believe in the “perfect” candidate and encourage you to apply if you feel you can bring value to our team.  

This is a full-time, exempt position in either our Oakland or New York office; or remote in one of the following states: AK, AL, AZ, CA, CT, DC, DE, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, NC, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, TX, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY. Office-based employees are eligible for a hybrid work schedule: in office M/W/Th with the option to work from home Tu/Fr. 

 

Getting Started

 

  • We want you to feel like part of the team early on! Our onboarding process will integrate you into the company with informative sessions on our product, policies, processes, and team structure and goals. 
  • We’re excited for you to learn, grow, and contribute right away! We trust that you’ll bring experience and knowledge that will uplift and uplevel the team, but we don’t expect you to know everything on Day one.
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    In your role, you’ll…

     

  • Go through the rigorous Everlaw onboarding process, including deep immersion into the Everlaw company and platform, emerging with expert-level knowledge of who we are, and how our technology differentiates us in this competitive and vibrant space.
  • Partner closely with Everlaw’s Sales, Solutions Architect, Value Engineering and Customer Success teams to take a leading role driving awareness, adoption, and success with defensible AI-driven ediscovery workflows, in addition to pioneering new and innovative analytics approaches. These will be challenging and technically complex conversations with Everlaw’s corporate, law firm, and government clients, with you serving as a subject matter expert capable of communicating with stakeholders at all levels of these organizations as it relates to Everlaw’s AI/ML features and their application (up to and including participating in meet and confers, or providing expert testimony).
  • Assume a “thought leader” position in the company and our industry, frequently speaking on webinars and panels, and contributing to blog posts and white-papers around the current and future state of legal technology automation.
  • Work with Everlaw’s Product and Engineering teams, contributing R&D and first hand knowledge and insights to help us build AI/ML features and models that will meet and exceed the AI requirements of the legal organizations of the future
  • While this will be considered an individual contributor role, the ideal candidate will function as a de facto leader, both within the company and externally in the ediscovery/legal technology industries. This role will allow for and encourage freedom, experimentation, and a high degree of creative thinking/problem solving.
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    About You

     

  • You have at least  8 years experience in AI/ML strategy, data science and their application to the technical pain points impacting ediscovery workflows/legal teams.
  • You have expert level knowledge of AI/ML, statistics, workflow design, best practices, and defensibility/validation. You have first hand experience/conversational familiarity with a variety of machine learning techniques and algorithms, such as Latent Semantic Analysis, Support Vector Machine, Natural Language Processing, Neural Networks, Ensemble methods, and Bayesian methods. An advanced degree in statistics, data science, or a related field is highly desirable.
  • You have exemplary communication skills, capable of connecting with our clients who will consist of attorneys, IT and information security professionals, etc., with strong in-bound listening skills and strong outbound communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • You have a track record of informing business decisions and steering growth with data. You have experience defining and tracking key metrics and using those consistently across the business.
  • You are authorized to work in the United States. Please note that currently, Everlaw is not sponsoring employment visas. 
  • Benefits

     

  • Competitive salary 
  • Substantial equity 
  • Retirement plan with company matching 
  • Health, dental, and vision
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for health and dependent care expenses
  • Paid parental leave and sick leave
  • Seventeen paid vacation days plus 11 federal holidays 
  • Membership to Modern Health to help employees prioritize mental health and wellness
  • Annual allocation for Learning & Development opportunities and applicable professional membership dues
  • Company-sponsored life and disability insurance
  • Quarterly “flex fund to flourish” bonus to spend on any health, wellness, or well-being expenses 
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  • Monthly home internet reimbursement
  • Select your preference of hardware (Mac or PC) and customize your desk setup
  • Bond over company-wide out-of-the-box events and fun activities with your team
  • Time off for company-sponsored volunteer events and 4 paid hours per quarter to volunteer at a charitable organization of your choice
  • Take advantage of learning and career development opportunities
  • One of Wealthfront’s 2021 Career Launching Companies, one of “Inc Magazine’s Best Workplaces”, and one of 2020’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work for in the Bay Area
  • One of Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies for 2022 and proud contributor of “Everlaw for Good”
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  • Pursue Truth While Finding Yours
    At Everlaw, we are deeply invested in pursuing the truth, for our clients and for our employees. We know that when you’re empowered to pursue your passions, it is reflected in the work. That’s why we’re committed to the professional growth of all our team members, offering an annual learning and development stipend and regular career check-ins with managers. If you’re looking for a place that values passion, integrity, and a desire to learn, we’d love to hear from you! 
     
    We help law firms, government agencies, and corporations sift through millions of documents of evidence in big lawsuits and investigations to find the proverbial smoking gun (or needle in the haystack — pick your metaphor). It’s a multi-billion dollar space typically dominated by service-oriented vendors, and we’re coming at it with cutting-edge technology and elegant design. It’s working, and we’ve been growing very rapidly: we host hundreds of terabytes of data and work with all 50 state Attorneys General and hundreds of law firms on some of the most high-profile cases litigated today. 
     
    Everlaw is an equal opportunity employer. We pride ourselves on having a diverse workforce and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or related condition, or any other basis protected by law. We respect the gender, gender identity and gender expression of our applicants and employees, and we honor requests for pronouns. It is our policy to comply with all applicable national, state and local laws pertaining to nondiscrimination and equal opportunity, including the California Equal Pay Act.  Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
    Everlaw requires all of its employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a medical or religious exemption applies.  If you are hired, we will require you to prove that you have received the COVID-19 vaccine, unless you have received a medical or religious exemption.