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Senior Applied Scientist II
Search Ranking
Posted on 11/16/2022
Remote in USA • Brooklyn, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Spark
Data Analysis
Google Cloud Platform
Apache Beam
Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • 3+ years of experience in areas related to Search, Recommendation Systems, Personalization, and Applied ML
  • A previous track record of publications in one of the following fields: information retrieval, recommendation systems, knowledge graphs, natural language processing
  • Proficiency in writing high quality production code, demonstrating strong software engineering and coding skills
  • Proficiency in neural ML frameworks such as Tensorflow, PyTorch
  • Experience with web-scale data preprocessing and ML workflow such as Apache Spark, Beam, Kubeflow Pipelines etc
  • Experience working with cloud computing services such as Google Cloud Platform
  • A product focus and passion for using machine learning to address real-world problems. Knowledge of various machine learning techniques and key parameters that affect their performance
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills and comfort working in a remote team with a strong Slack and Google Docs
  • Self-directed, flexible, and strong sense of ownership
  • Find opportunities to improve our buyers' search experience and propose a project plan backed up with data analysis
  • Scope data-driven projects and collaborate with internal & external teammates from Data, Modeling and ML Infrastructure
  • Iterate quickly to design, implement, optimize, and test new modeling improvements in both offline and production A/B experiment settings
  • Draw conclusions from experiment results
  • Lead high code quality and engineering standards in the team; Maintain and improve core ML pipeline
  • Of course, this is just a sample of the kinds of work this role will require! You should assume that your role will encompass other tasks, too, and that your job duties and responsibilities may change from time to time at Etsy's discretion, or otherwise applicable with local law

1,001-5,000 employees

Handmade & vintage items marketplace platform
Company Overview
Etsy’s mission is to keep human connection at the heart of commerce through their e-commerce platform dedicated to handmade and vintage items. The company has developed a vibrant community marketplace that empowers sellers and entrepreneurs to keep doing what they love and also delivers buyers to look for something special with human touch.
  • 100% paid medical, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their eligible dependents
  • Life, AD&D, & supplemental long-and short-term disability insurance
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Generous PTO policy
  • Paid sabbatical program
  • Charitable contribution match
  • Volunteer time off
Company Core Values
  • We commit to our craft
  • We minimize waste
  • We embrace differences
  • We dig deeper
  • We lead with optimism