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Senior Applied Scientist II
Retrieval Sciences
Posted on 11/25/2022
Remote in USA • Brooklyn, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Spark
Apache Beam
Natural Language Processing (NLP)
  • A previous track record of publications in one of the following fields: information retrieval, recommendation systems, knowledge graphs, natural language processing
  • 2+ years experience writing high quality production code, demonstrating strong software engineering and coding skills
  • Proficiency in neural ML frameworks such as Tensorflow, PyTorch, Jax, Keras
  • Experience with large-scale data ETL frameworks and ML workflow frameworks such as Apache Spark, Beam, Airflow, Kubeflow Pipelines etc
  • Proficiency in Python, Scala, and/or other equivalent languages. Rust (our graph engine is written in Rust!)
  • A product focus and passion for using machine learning to tackle real-world problems
  • Effective written communication and comfort working in a remote team with a strong Slack and Google Docs culture
  • Graph neural networks (GNNs) in a search and/or recommendation systems context
  • Find opportunities to improve our buyers' search experience and propose a project plan with a clear hypothesis
  • Create data ETL pipelines for new features
  • Iterate quickly to design, implement, optimize, and test new modeling improvements in both offline and production A/B experiment settings
  • Learn from experiments results and share your findings
  • Lead high code quality and engineering standards in the team, identifying and leading improvements
  • Follow the latest research in ML, create state-of-the-art models for retrieval, and disseminate your knowledge throughout Etsy for the benefit of our teammates, and share it outside of Etsy in conferences and other venues
  • 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