Data Scientist/Applied Researcher

Location:

San Francisco, California, United States
Requisition Number:
R0056758

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and creativity, where you can be on 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 crafting an ambitious and inclusive work environment, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be with.

You are

  • Well versed in areas such as applied statistics, machine learning, data mining and general algorithms. You have a background in computer science or math and a graduate degree in computer science, math, physics, computational biology, economics, or some other science.
  • A hacker. If something, you need doesn’t exist you don’t wait around, you go and build it. Then you share it with others on the team and turn it into an open source project.
  • Proficient with data stores like SQL and Hadoop. You’re not necessarily an expert, but you’ve written some queries and done some map reducing.
  • Inherently curious. You want to know whether the distribution of the query frequency on ebay.com is Zipfian and what family of random graphs models the relationship between sellers and buyers on eBay.
  • A polyglot programmer. You probably have a favorite language like Scala or R but you can jump in and write some Java or C as needed.
  • Results oriented. Research is great but you want to see your creation live and breathe. You have a history of building things and solving real problems.

You will

  • Be directly responsible for improving search at eBay via services such as spell corrections, result set ranking, related searches, synonym/acronym expansions, and query rewrites.
  • Conceptualize, code, deploy, and iterate on designs from prototypes all the way through to production systems.
  • Analyze petabytes of real-world performance data to understand patterns and trends.
  • Transform data insights into useful reports, targeting algorithms, and model features.
  • Provide technical expertise in statistical analysis, data mining, machine learning, NLP, and Information Retrieval.
  • Work jointly with architects, engineers, QE, and operations to deliver complex applications.

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/

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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. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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Data Scientist/Applied Researcher

San Francisco, California, United States Requisition Number R0056758

Looking for a company that inspires passion, courage and creativity, where you can be on 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 crafting an ambitious and inclusive work environment, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be with.

You are

  • Well versed in areas such as applied statistics, machine learning, data mining and general algorithms. You have a background in computer science or math and a graduate degree in computer science, math, physics, computational biology, economics, or some other science.
  • A hacker. If something, you need doesn’t exist you don’t wait around, you go and build it. Then you share it with others on the team and turn it into an open source project.
  • Proficient with data stores like SQL and Hadoop. You’re not necessarily an expert, but you’ve written some queries and done some map reducing.
  • Inherently curious. You want to know whether the distribution of the query frequency on ebay.com is Zipfian and what family of random graphs models the relationship between sellers and buyers on eBay.
  • A polyglot programmer. You probably have a favorite language like Scala or R but you can jump in and write some Java or C as needed.
  • Results oriented. Research is great but you want to see your creation live and breathe. You have a history of building things and solving real problems.

You will

  • Be directly responsible for improving search at eBay via services such as spell corrections, result set ranking, related searches, synonym/acronym expansions, and query rewrites.
  • Conceptualize, code, deploy, and iterate on designs from prototypes all the way through to production systems.
  • Analyze petabytes of real-world performance data to understand patterns and trends.
  • Transform data insights into useful reports, targeting algorithms, and model features.
  • Provide technical expertise in statistical analysis, data mining, machine learning, NLP, and Information Retrieval.
  • Work jointly with architects, engineers, QE, and operations to deliver complex applications.

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-TN!

#LI-JS5
#LI-HYBRID
#LI-ONSITE

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. Jobs posted with location as "Remote - United States (Excludes CO, HI, NM)" excludes Colorado, Hawaii and New Mexico.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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