Senior Applied Researcher

Location:

Bellevue, Washington
Requisition Number:
R0037869

eBay is a global commerce leader that allows you to influence how the world buys, sells, and gives. You’ll be part of a work culture that’s been genuinely committed to diversity and inclusion since its founding more than 20 years ago. Here, you can be yourself, do your best work, and have a meaningful impact on people across the globe. We seek people with drive, ideas, and a passion for helping small businesses succeed to help shape the future of eBay—does this sound like you? If so, we’d love to talk to you!

We are looking for an outstanding data scientist who wants to build scalable, business critical systems. Our trust science team uses machine learning to:

  • Predict and prevent bad buyer and seller experiences

  • Detect and prevent frauds and scams to build a trusted marketplace

  • Assess marketplace trust and reliability

  • Block messages that could lead to fraud in real-time

Job Functions:

  • You will work on a team of data scientists charged with improving eBay's trust science, with tremendous impact on eBay’s unique community of buyers and sellers.

  • Collaborate with other researchers, engineers, and product teams to develop strategic and tactical improvements to our trust platforms.

  • Use machine learning to prototype data science solutions that will drive an improved experience for buyers and sellers.

  • Work with data scientists, engineers, and cross functional teams to productionalize data science solutions with high scalability, reliability and availability. 

Job Requirements

  • Experience in machine learning, statistical modeling and programming, with high proficiency in a query language such as SQL, SparkSQL, as well as high proficiency in statistical/ML libraries such as in R, python, or MLlib.

  • Deep understanding of machine learning methods and solid skills in statistical inference. Relevant graduate degree and/or equivalent industry experience preferred.

  • Solid scientific skills applicable to an e-commerce setting, including the ability to generate, critique, test, and analyze plausible hypotheses scientifically.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills, especially as relates to the documentation of experiments and code.

Benefits:

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/our-company/diversity-inclusion/.

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eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

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Senior Applied Researcher

Bellevue, Washington Requisition Number R0037869 Subsidiary eBay

eBay is a global commerce leader that allows you to influence how the world buys, sells, and gives. You’ll be part of a work culture that’s been genuinely committed to diversity and inclusion since its founding more than 20 years ago. Here, you can be yourself, do your best work, and have a meaningful impact on people across the globe. We seek people with drive, ideas, and a passion for helping small businesses succeed to help shape the future of eBay—does this sound like you? If so, we’d love to talk to you!

We are looking for an outstanding data scientist who wants to build scalable, business critical systems. Our trust science team uses machine learning to:

  • Predict and prevent bad buyer and seller experiences

  • Detect and prevent frauds and scams to build a trusted marketplace

  • Assess marketplace trust and reliability

  • Block messages that could lead to fraud in real-time

Job Functions:

  • You will work on a team of data scientists charged with improving eBay's trust science, with tremendous impact on eBay’s unique community of buyers and sellers.

  • Collaborate with other researchers, engineers, and product teams to develop strategic and tactical improvements to our trust platforms.

  • Use machine learning to prototype data science solutions that will drive an improved experience for buyers and sellers.

  • Work with data scientists, engineers, and cross functional teams to productionalize data science solutions with high scalability, reliability and availability. 

Job Requirements

  • Experience in machine learning, statistical modeling and programming, with high proficiency in a query language such as SQL, SparkSQL, as well as high proficiency in statistical/ML libraries such as in R, python, or MLlib.

  • Deep understanding of machine learning methods and solid skills in statistical inference. Relevant graduate degree and/or equivalent industry experience preferred.

  • Solid scientific skills applicable to an e-commerce setting, including the ability to generate, critique, test, and analyze plausible hypotheses scientifically.

  • Strong organizational and communication skills, especially as relates to the documentation of experiments and code.

Benefits:

Benefits are an essential part of your total compensation for the work you do every day. Whether you’re single, in a growing family, or nearing retirement, eBay offers a variety of comprehensive and competitive benefit programs to meet your needs. Including maternal & paternal leave, paid sabbatical, and plans to help ensure your financial security today and in the years ahead because we know feeling financially secure during your working years and through retirement is important.

Here at eBay, we love creating opportunities for others by connecting people from widely diverse backgrounds, perspectives, and geographies. So, being diverse and inclusive isn’t just something we strive for, it is who we are, and part of what we do each and every single day. We want to ensure that as an employee, you feel eBay is a place where, no matter who you are, you feel safe, included, and that you have the opportunity to bring your unique self to work. To learn about eBay’s Diversity & Inclusion click here: https://www.ebayinc.com/our-company/diversity-inclusion/.

This website uses cookies to enhance your experience. By continuing to browse the site, you agree to our use of cookies

View our privacy policy

View our accessibility info

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at talent@ebay.com.  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:

EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement