MACHINE LEARNING SCIENTIST

Company: Overstock
Location: Midvale , Utah, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 02.NOV.2018

Summary

Do you want to make an impact on the future of eCommerce and blockchain technologies? Who We Are: Just a few minutes from Salt Lake City ...

Description

Do you want to make an impact on the future of eCommerce and blockchain technologies?

Who We Are:


Just a few minutes from Salt Lake City and Utah's ski slopes, and within hours of five national parks, Overstock.com is a founding member of Silicon Slopes, one of the fastest growing technology hubs in the country. Our team loves and believes in the work we do. We're a passionate group of collaborative problem solvers and creative innovators, working on cutting-edge technology. From building award-winning retail (with amazing AR functionality) to creating leading blockchain and machine learning technologies, each of us embodies a unique value and contributes a diverse perspective to the team. Overstock is a hidden treasure in the tech industry employing hundreds of technologists.

Our Mission:


Overstock's mission is to use, build and find cutting-edge technology that helps connect people with products and services in new and unexpected ways. We strive to inspire people to make their dream homes a reality. Our website offers millions of brand name products at discount prices including bedding, home décor, appliances, watches, jewelry, electronics, sporting goods, clothing and shoes.

Machine Learning Scientist

As a Machine Learning Scientist, you would have the opportunity to build cutting-edge e-commerce technologies and apply your ideas to different products across our platform. You would work on core machine learning techniques that include search ranking, recommender systems, natural language processing, computer vision, deep learning, fraud and abuse detection, advertising technologies, personalization and predictive modeling. If you have a passion for machine learning and a track record as a production quality engineer, we want to talk to you!

What You Will Do:

  • Design and implement core machine learning algorithms, used by different product managers, including search ranking, recommender systems, natural language processing, computer vision, deep learning, fraud and abuse detection, advertising technologies, personalization, marketing, CRM and supply chain
  • Develop innovative e-commerce technologies
  • Design A/B tests across various products to validate the performance of machine learning models
  • Evaluate offline machine learning models and establish correlation between online A/B tests and offline metrics
  • Implement machine learning models into production using various in-house and cloud technologies
  • Report results of machine learning models in peer-reviewed papers and technical manuals
  • Lead, inspire, and collaborate with other engineers
  • Learn new tools and adapt to different deployment pipelines
  • Formulate creative solutions to problems and prototype them quickly
  • What You Should Have:

  • 3+ years of industry experience as a machine learning or data scientist
  • Master's degree in computer science, natural language processing, deep learning, computer vision or a related field
  • Strong logical, quantitative, technical, and programing skills
  • Strengths in writing production quality code
  • Experience with techniques in machine learning, data mining, recommendation systems, learning to rank, deep learning, natural language processing, computer vision and or related fields
  • Familiarity with relevant technologies (Python, Java, and etc.)
  • Experience with big data technologies (Hadoop, Spark)
  • History of writing and reviewing technical papers
  • What We Hope You Have:

  • Ph.D. in in computer science, natural language processing, deep learning, computer vision or a related field
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Eager to learn and grow!
  • What We Offer:

  • LEED Gold Certified 19-acre Campus & Global HQ
  • Onsite Daycare Center
  • 401k (6% match)
  • Onsite Health Clinic
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Leadership development Program, & Mentorship Program
  • Onsite Fitness Center with group fitness classes and trainers
  • Onsite Cafe with additional Coffee Shop and Juice Bar
  • Indoor Bike Storage
  • Summer Party at Lagoon, Utah's largest theme park
  • Employee Fall Concert (Past performers include: Neon Trees, Snoop Dogg and Bret Michaels)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision coverage
  • Onsite Greenhouse, providing fresh fruits & vegetables for our cafe
  • Life Insurance, Short and Long-Term Disability coverage
  • Onsite salon services, massages, & auto-detail services
  • Discounts on ski passes, cell phone plans
  • Overstock Women's Network (OWN)
  • *Benefits vary based on location, position, tenure, and employee election

    What We Value:

  • Wellness & Balance
  • Sustainability
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Innovation - Discussed on Medium, Digital Trends, and Digital Commerce 360.
  • Physical Requirements:


    This position requires you to sit, stand and perform general office functions. You may also be required to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required.

    Equal Employment Opportunity:


    It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and associates. This policy includes our commitment to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status (including Vietnam era veterans), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other non-job-related characteristic protected by law.

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