Data Science Manager

Location:

New York, New York
Requisition Number:
R0049136

eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world. We exist to enable economic opportunity for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations of all sizes. eBay Marketplaces operates in 190 markets around the world.

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive work environment, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.

About the team:

Our Merchandising and Advertising team works on delivering recommendations at scale and in near real time to our buyers on our website and native apps. We work on hard data science, engineering and UX challenges across the entire recommendations workflow - from selecting and ranking the most relevant listings to recommend from eBay’s inventory of over 1 billion live listings based on the user’s implicit shopping intent and context, to delivering and rendering them on eBay’s web pages and native apps using appropriate user interfaces. Recommendations are a core part of how our buyers navigate eBay’s vast and varied inventory. At the same time. Sponsored recommendations are growing rapidly as a channel for our sellers to drive sales velocity by promoting their listings.

About the role:

You will lead our recommender systems ranking team. Responsible for hiring and growing the talent on the team. Responsible for crafting roadmaps and the technical execution of the team.

To be successful in this role:

  • Masters or PhD of a science (e.g. mathematics, physics, engineering, statistics, data science, ML.) is required.

  • At least 3 years (for PhD) or 5 years (for Master) of experience in analytics or data science is required.

  • You must be willing to learn Python and Scala

  • You are execution focused and can come up with practical solutions to complex problems

  • You are good at applying state of the art machine learning to everyday problems

  • You have strong empirical and analytical background, either proven through coursework or original research

  • You have demonstrated the ability to combine quantitative and qualitative findings in order to frame the right questions and deliver measurable insights

  • You believe collaboration and effective communication are critical to achieving goals

Additionally, the following background and experience is preferred:

  • Experience and knowledge in Machine Learning techniques such as NLP and image recognization

  • Ability to present sophisticated analyses and insights optimally in simple terms

  • Experience with both descriptive and inferential statistics – ability to build basic prototype models

  • Background in ecommerce product experience either through prior research or work experience

  • Experience with site experimentation (A/B testing), econometrics, or casual inference a plus

  • Experience of managing a team of at least 2 data scientists

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/company/diversity-inclusion/

#LI-NW1

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 and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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Data Science Manager

New York, New York Requisition Number R0049136 Subsidiary eBay

eBay Inc. is a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers around the world. We exist to enable economic opportunity for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations of all sizes. eBay Marketplaces operates in 190 markets around the world.

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and imagination, where you can be part of the team shaping the future of global commerce? Want to shape how millions of people buy, sell, connect, and share around the world? If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive work environment, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.

About the team:

Our Merchandising and Advertising team works on delivering recommendations at scale and in near real time to our buyers on our website and native apps. We work on hard data science, engineering and UX challenges across the entire recommendations workflow - from selecting and ranking the most relevant listings to recommend from eBay’s inventory of over 1 billion live listings based on the user’s implicit shopping intent and context, to delivering and rendering them on eBay’s web pages and native apps using appropriate user interfaces. Recommendations are a core part of how our buyers navigate eBay’s vast and varied inventory. At the same time. Sponsored recommendations are growing rapidly as a channel for our sellers to drive sales velocity by promoting their listings.

About the role:

You will lead our recommender systems ranking team. Responsible for hiring and growing the talent on the team. Responsible for crafting roadmaps and the technical execution of the team.

To be successful in this role:

  • Masters or PhD of a science (e.g. mathematics, physics, engineering, statistics, data science, ML.) is required.

  • At least 3 years (for PhD) or 5 years (for Master) of experience in analytics or data science is required.

  • You must be willing to learn Python and Scala

  • You are execution focused and can come up with practical solutions to complex problems

  • You are good at applying state of the art machine learning to everyday problems

  • You have strong empirical and analytical background, either proven through coursework or original research

  • You have demonstrated the ability to combine quantitative and qualitative findings in order to frame the right questions and deliver measurable insights

  • You believe collaboration and effective communication are critical to achieving goals

Additionally, the following background and experience is preferred:

  • Experience and knowledge in Machine Learning techniques such as NLP and image recognization

  • Ability to present sophisticated analyses and insights optimally in simple terms

  • Experience with both descriptive and inferential statistics – ability to build basic prototype models

  • Background in ecommerce product experience either through prior research or work experience

  • Experience with site experimentation (A/B testing), econometrics, or casual inference a plus

  • Experience of managing a team of at least 2 data scientists

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/company/diversity-inclusion/

#LI-NW1

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 and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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