Data Scientists-Algorithms

Short Description

Airbnb is seeking for Data Scientist-Algorithms who have strong programming skill Python, R and Scala. Also have deep understanding of modern machine learning techniques and their mathematical underpinning, such as classification, recommendation systems, optimization, deep learning, and natural language processing.

Job Description

Responsibilities:
  • Determine novel metrics to evaluate pricing models.
  • Build new model to predict the quality of guest experiences.
  • Build and iterate on machine learning models to detect high risk activities like account takeovers, fake contents and fraudulent transactions.  
  • Building NLP models to detect spam and inappropriate content on the fly.

Educational Qualification:
  • 3+ years experience developing machine learning models at scale from inception to business impact. Leadership opportunities also available.
  • Advanced degree in quantitative field.
  • Deep understanding of modern machine learning techniques and their mathematical underpinning, such as classification, recommendation systems, optimization, deep learning, and natural language processing.
  • Proven ability to tailor machine learning solutions to business problems in a cross functional team.
  • Strong programming skill (Python, R, or Scala preferred).
  • Experience productionizing machine learning model is a plus.
  • Experience in NLP is a plus.
  • Experience in Deep Learning is a plus.

Perks:
  • Stock
  • $2,000 yearly employee travel coupon
  • Competitive salary
  • Paid time off 
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Life & disability coverage
  • 401K
  • Flexbile Spending Accounts
  • Apple equipment
  • Daily breakfast, lunch, and dinner 

Data Scientists-Algorithms
Mid-Senior-level Technology | Information | Information Technology Full-time Other | Information Technology Hadoop | Data Science | Data Scientist
Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world online or from a mobile phone. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences, at any price point, in more than 33,000 cities and 192 countries. And with world-class customer service and a growing community of users, Airbnb is the easiest way for people to monetize their extra space and showcase it to an audience of millions. No global movement springs from individuals. It takes an entire team united behind something big. Together, we work hard, we laugh a lot, we brainstorm nonstop, we use hundreds of Post-Its a week, and we give the best high-fives in town. Headquartered in San Francisco, we have satellite offices in Dublin, London, Barcelona, Paris, Milan, Copenhagen, Berlin, Moscow, Paolo, Sydney, and Singapore.