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Senior Machine Learning Scientist
Posted on 9/21/2022
United States
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Spark
Data Structures & Algorithms
  • A college degree in Computer Science, Information Retrieval, Machine Learning, Mathematics or other related fields
  • 4+ years of industrial experience developing large-scale ML/AI models, applications, pipelines and architecture in search ranking and ML/AI personalization supporting search applications
  • 3+ years of demonstrated experience working with product teams and other cross-functional teams
  • Excellent knowledge in search and information retrieval fundamentals including indexing, query understanding, retrieval and ranking
  • Strong proficiency in data structures, algorithms and online experimentation.Strong proficiency in at least one modern programming language such as Python, Java, C, C++. Proficiency in SQL
  • Experience with distributed processing architecture and ML/data workflow management platform (Spark, Databricks, Airflow, Kubeflow, etc)
  • Design, build and deploy state-of-the-art ML/AI models to improve search relevance, ranking and personalization experience
  • Leverage large-scale data and ML/AI techniques to improve search relevance and ranking including indexing, query understanding, retrieval and ranking. Provide the user with results that best satisfies their intent and information seeking needs
  • Work closely with Engineering team to establish a vision and support the development of an scalable ML infrastructure
  • Partner with Product partner and cross-functional team to understand customer behavior and incorporate the information into advancing your models
  • Partner with Product stakeholders to define a long-term AI vision for search relevance, ranking and personalization domains and help the Product stakeholders with the roadmap planning
  • Provide technical mentorship to junior ML Scientists in the team
Desired Qualifications
  • Ph.D. in Computer Science, Information Retrieval, Machine Learning, Mathematics or other related fields
  • Experience in software system design
  • Experience working with cloud-based solutions, especially AWS

1,001-5,000 employees

Online education company
Company Overview
Coursera’s mission is to provide quality learning experience to anyone, anywhere. The company is building a global online learning platform that offers on-demand online courses and degrees.
  • Lifelong learning - Coursera covers the cost of tuition so you can earn a free master’s degree and develop new skills. That’s on top of free, lifelong access to courses and certificates on the platform.
  • Health and wellness - We offer medical, dental, and vision insurance for you and your dependents. Plus, free access to counseling and mental health services.
  • Parental leave - Get up to 16 weeks of fully-paid parental leave when you grow your family and bring a new child into your life.
  • Make-a-thon - We host Make-a-thon events twice a year to promote community and innovation. During Make-a-thon, you’ll dedicate time to attend workshops, work on passion projects, and pursue ideas outside of your day-to-day work.
  • Time away - Take paid time off when you need it. We have time off policies that promote flexibility so you can tailor your work schedule when life calls.
  • Remote work - Our flexibility extends to where you work. You can choose to work from home, work from one of our offices, or try a combination of the two.
  • Equity - Employees earn company stock, so you can own what we build together and share in our success.