SR MACHINE LEARNING SCIENTIST - SEARCH

Company: Overstock.com Inc.
Location: Midvale, Utah, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 12.AUG.2021

Summary

Machine learning is a key initiative for Overstock as we strive to help our customers find great deals on furniture, dcor, and other items t...

Description

Machine learning is a key initiative for Overstock as we strive to help our customers find great deals on furniture, dcor, and other items to make every home a dream home.The Senior Machine Learning Scientist will develop algorithms that guide our customers through an engaging, frictionless product discovery experience. In this role you will, use Deep Learning and NLP to build models for projects in online search, ranking (LTR) and recommendations. With the objective of achieving a best in class product discovery experience driven by A/B-tested machine learning algorithms.Our Machine Learning scientists have the opportunity to build cutting-edge e-commerce technologies in all these areas and apply their ideas in different products across our platform. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about machine learning and have a track record as production quality engineers.Job ResponsibilitiesDesign and implement core machine learning algorithms used by different product teams, included but not limited to:search ranking, recommender systems, natural language processing, computer vision, deep learning, fraud and abuse detection, advertising technologies, personalization and marketing,Design A/B tests across various products to validate the performance of machine learning modelsImplement machine learning models in production using various in house and on cloud technologies available to the machine learning teamReport results of machine learning models in peer-reviewed papers and technical manuals.Perform other duties as required and assigned by manager and upper management.Follow legal policies as directed.Job RequirementsMinimum of three years of industry experience as a machine learning scientist or a data scientistStrong analytical and quantitative skills. You are familiar with techniques in machine learning, deep learning, NLP, computer vision and or related fields.Strong technical and programming skills.Excellent collaborator and communicator and are eager to learn and grow!SkillsExperience with big data technologies such as Hadoop/SparkPrevious history of writing and reviewing technical papersAbility to come up with creative solutions and quickly prototype themStrong desire to collaborate and develop new technologiesWillingness to learn new tools and flexibility to adapt to different deployment pipelinesStrong communication abilities and willingness to lead and inspire other engineersEducationMaster degree in in computer science, natural language processing, deep learning, computer vision or a related field. Ph.D. degree preferred.What We Offer:401k (6% match)Flexible SchedulesTuition Reimbursement, Leadership development Program, & Mentorship ProgramOnsite Fitness Center with group fitness classes and trainersOnsite Cafe with additional Coffee Shop and Juice BarOnsite Greenhouse, providing fresh fruits & vegetables for our cafeOverstock Women's Network (OWN)And More...*Benefits vary based on location, position, tenure, and employee electionPhysical Requirements:This position requires you to sit, stand and perform general office functions. You may also be required to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required.Equal Employment Opportunity:It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and associates. This policy includes our commitment to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status (including Vietnam era veterans), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other non-job-related characteristic protected by law.Back toOverstock Careers

 
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