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Director of Data Science, Machine Learning - Personalization & Advertising
Posted on 2/2/2022
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Spark
Data Science
Natural Language Processing (NLP)
Operations Research
  • You have 10+ years of experience in at least one of the domains of Personalization and Advertising
  • You're high-energy and confident - you keep the mission in mind, take ideas and help them grow using data and rigorous testing, show evidence of progress and then double down
  • You're an owner - driven, focused, and quick to take ownership of your work
  • You're Humble - you're willing to jump in and you're open to feedback
  • 6+ years of industry experience hiring and managing teams of data scientists / machine learning experts
  • M.S., or PhD. in Statistics, Computer Science, Math, Operations Research, Physics, Economics, or other quantitative field
  • Good understanding of many quantitative disciplines such as statistics, machine learning, operations research, causal inference, and deep understanding in at least one
  • Demonstrated familiarity with programming languages e.g. python and machine learning libraries e.g. SciKit Learn, Spark MLLib
  • Lead making our Search, Relevance, and Ranking Machine Learning best-in-class
  • Leverage your Deep-Learning expertise for Personalized Recommendations
  • Build budget allocation models across different marketing channels
  • Improve our landing pages, SEO, Referrals, and other channels through natural language processing and intelligent automation
  • Develop the machine-learning rules of our internal advertising exchange for sponsored merchants and promotions
  • Create budgeting, bidding, pacing models on behalf of our advertisers
  • Create a food catalog for categorizing and enriching all our entities for better retrieval and personalization
  • You can find out more on our ML blog here

5,001-10,000 employees

Local food delivery from restaurants
Company Overview
DoorDash is working to empower local communities and in turn, creating new ways for people to earn, work, and thrive. The company operates the largest food delivery platform in the United States.
  • Health & Wellness - Premium medical, dental, and vision insurance plans, including fertility coverage. Monthly gym and wellness reimbursement.
  • Compensation - Competitive salary with bi-annual performance reviews. Meaningful equity opportunities - with quarterly vesting.
  • Time When You Need It - Flexible vacation days for salaried employees. Generous vacation and sick days for hourly team members. Paid Parental Leave to support our DoorDash families.
  • Flexible Work Support - At-home office equipment and monthly WiFi support while working from home. Enjoy your favorite lunch on us while working in one of our offices.
Company Values
  • We are one team
  • Make room at the table. We’re committed to growing and empowering a more diverse and inclusive community. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has the tools, resources and opportunity to thrive.
  • Think outside the room. We strive to be as inclusive as possible and consider those who may not be in the room when making decisions.
  • One team, one fight. We’re in this together, and both success and failure are shared. We are intentional about creating a high-accountability, no-blame culture.