Data Scientist

Bellevue, Washington Requisition Number R0037150 Subsidiary eBay

Looking to help shape the future of global commerce? Grow as a data scientist? Work on interesting projects with business impact? Join the eBay Shipping Science team.

Here are some of the problems we are working on:

  • Using machine learning to determine item delivery dates for buyers and sellers around the world
  • Understanding how fast, accurate shipping impacts conversions and lifetime value
  • Leveraging machine learning and AI to identify new opportunity areas across our global marketplace

Job Functions

  • You will be directly responsible for conceiving of and building machine learning solutions for the shipping domain.
  • Design and implement end to end solutions using machine learning, and own live deployments to improve both efficiency and user experience for buyers and sellers.
  • Collaborate with other researchers, engineers, and product teams to develop strategic and tactical enhancements to our shipping platforms.
  • Conduct experiments and evaluate the performance of the models, investigate false positive/false negatives and implement continuous improvements to the shipping ecosystem.
  • Communicate your methodology and results to a community of researchers, developers, analysts, and product managers working on a number of related technologies.
  • Work with engineers as well as other cross functional teams to produce end-to-end production-ready solutions
  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring to other team members.

Job Requirements

  • Strong mathematical, statistical, and scientific modeling skills 
  • Experience in predictive analytics, statistical modeling and coding.
  • Proficiency in SQL and handling large datasets.
  • Proficiency in Python orR.
  • Familiarity with Hadoop, Spark, and related technologies is a plus.
  • Able to work in tandem with business partners to formulate and solve tractable projects.
  • Pro-active. Organized. Practical. Solution oriented. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills and an appreciation of diversity in teamwor

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