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Applied Scientist II
Knowledge Base
Posted on 1/4/2023
Remote in USA • Brooklyn, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Computer Vision
Data Analysis
Google Cloud Platform
  • Use ML to build rich, semantic understanding of the various kinds of content and inventory in Etsy's marketplace
  • Build user models that allow us to better understand the unique interests, tastes, and shopping mission of Etsy's buyers
  • Use representation learning to capture different kinds of relationships between Etsy's inventory based on categorical, stylistic, or thematic similarity
  • Develop models with custom architecture or objective functions that target Etsy-specific problems, including but not limited to personalized ranking, revenue optimization, seller fairness, and seasonality
  • Work closely with software engineers, data scientists, product managers, and designers
  • 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
  • Successful track record of applying machine learning techniques in addressing real-world problems
  • Experience with / working in one of the following fields: graph learning, reinforcement learning, deep learning, or computer vision
  • Shown success developing productionized machine learning systems. You are comfortable with using git, docker, and other tools for writing robust, production-ready code
  • Ability to write and manipulate data at a large scale, in distributed environments
  • An M.S. in Computer Science or related engineering fields, or 2+ years of practical machine learning experience
  • Experience using Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience in building production search, recommendations, advertising, knowledge base (structured data), or general e-commerce systems

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