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Data Scientist
Ref No.: 18-74502
Location: San Jose, California
Position Type:Full Time/Contract
Start Date: 10/08/2018
Job Description


Write, modify, and debug software for client applications. Use source debuggers and visual development environments. Test and document software for client applications. Write code to create single-threaded, multi-threaded or user interface event driven applications, either stand-alone and those which access servers or services. 5 years of experience are required.

Candidates must meet the minimum requirements outlined:

  • Experience working on search ranking and machine learning.
  • Well versed in areas such as applied statistics, machine learning, and data mining.
  • Working with large datasets to build models that support business goals.
  • Build complex statistical models that predict behavior and improve over time with additional data and learnings.
  • Proficient with distributed systems like Hadoop and SPARK. You're not necessarily an expert, but you have experience processing large datasets in such frameworks.
  • Previous experience in building models in languages such as R, Python etc.
  • Excellent capabilities with the basic analysis tools of SQL and Excel.
  • Identify insights in Customer data and use quantitative analysis to answer complex questions.
  • Be a self-starter and create data-backed recommendations for where there are flaws or gaps.
  • Be directly responsible for improving search recall and ranking via query understanding and machine learned ranking models that power the end-end search experience
  • Conceptualize, code, deploy, and iterate on designs from prototypes all the way through to production systems.
  • Transform data insights into actionable reports, targeting algorithms, and model features.
  • Provide technical leadership in statistical analysis, data mining, machine learning, and information retrieval.
  • Work jointly with architecture, engineering, quality engineering, and operations teams to deliver complex applications.