Data Scientist 3

Austin, Texas Requisition Number R0040672

Primary Responsibilities

In order to enable a vibrant marketplace with millions of millennial buyers, sellers, we at eBay are employing cutting-edge machine learning methods to build a unique AI-based Customer Service platform. We are looking for talented applied scientists to work on problems in Natural Language Understanding, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. You will work with fellow researchers and engineers at eBay to develop and deploy AI components in these areas that will enable faster, personalized and more natural user-experience on our platform.


  • Works on one or more technical areas of applications  of Natural Language Understanding, Probabilistic Inferencing/Reasoning or Machine Learning
  • Develops and demonstrates viability of novel prototypes in the context of eBay’s platform and data
  • Collaborates with other research teams in eBay to create a best-of-breed experience
  • Keep up-to-date with latest technology trend

Required Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD program in Computer Science, mathematics or related disciplines
  • At least 5 years of related work experience
  • Background in Natural Language Processing, Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Proficiency in Python, JAVA, Scala or C++
  • Experience with fast prototyping
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong track record of innovation with publications
  • Hands-on experience with Deep Learning
  • Experience with NLP toolkits such as NLTK, OpenNLP, Stanford CoreNLP or Deeplearning4J’s NLP framework
  • Experience with open source toolkits such as TensorFlow, Deeplearning4J, PyTorch or CNTK

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