Data Scientist

Binyamina, Israel

ActiveFence identifies and tracks harmful content online. We support technology platforms, corporate enterprises, NGOs and governments as they fight terror, hate speech, disinformation, child sexual abuse, and other malicious activities on the internet, protecting the public online and offline. Using AI-powered technology and a cross-platform approach, ActiveFence accesses and monitors hidden sources of chatter in the deep and dark web in order to counter malicious activities online. ActiveFence has become a trusted partner to a variety of organizations in the battle against bad actors across the globe. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Build new algorithms for detecting harmful activity, violent extremism online
  • Improve the accuracy of existing algorithms
  • Take active part in production implementation
  • Collaborate with product managers and intelligence analysts
  • Take active part in designing the company’s Data Science vision
  • Find the bad guys, take them down, feel proud, inspire your team to do the same


  • Spark, Kubernetes, Python,  Airflow, AWS/GCS
  • Deep Learning, NLP, Image Processing, Recommendation systems etc

Skills and qualifications:

  • More than 3 years of experience as a data scientist 
  • Proficiency in at least on of recommendation or prediction systems, NLP, image recognition, 
  • Proven record in developing ML algorithms from POC phase to production implementation. 
  • Experience of Big Data and cloud ecosystems (MapReduce/Spark/Hive, AWS/GCP/AZURE) – Advantage
  • Self learner, independent, delivery oriented, team player with great communication skills.
  • M.Sc. in CS/EE/Mathematics/Physics/Statistics or equivalent industry experience