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Senior Data Scientist / Machine Learning Engineer - Search, Personalization, Ads

Company: Faire Inc
Location: Burbank
Posted on: June 30, 2024

Job Description:

About the Role:Faire is using machine learning to change wholesale and help local retailers compete with Amazon and big box stores. Our experienced data scientists and machine learning engineers are developing solutions related to discovery, ranking, search, recommendations, ads, logistics, underwriting, and more - all with the goal of helping local retail thrive.As a member of the Discovery Data team you'll be responsible for one of the following areas: Search: Optimizing search through query understanding, retrieval, ranking, post-ranking and whole-page optimization with state-of-art technologies including embeddings, graph learning, deep learning and large language models (LLMs).Personalization: Personalizing recommendation surfaces through embeddings, near-real-time / streaming signals, explore-exploit, and diversification.Ads / Sponsored Products: Joining a newly established team building Ads Delivery and Advertiser Optimization from the ground up and tackling challenges in ads targeting, retrieval, prediction/ranking, bidding, pacing, and auction design. Our team already includes experienced Data Scientists and Machine Learning Engineers from Uber, Airbnb, Square, Facebook, LinkedIn and Pinterest. We're a lean, talented team with high opportunity for direct product impact and ownership.You're excited about this role because--- You'll be able to work on cutting-edge search / personalization / ads problems combining a wide variety of data about our retailers, brands and productsYou want to use machine learning to help local retailers and independent brands succeedYou want to be a foundational team member of a fast growing companyYou like to solve challenging problems related to a two-sided marketplace Qualifications: 4 years of industry experience using machine learning to solve real-world problemsExperience and strong understanding of search / personalization / ads for product developmentStrong programming skillsAn excitement and willingness to learn new tools and techniquesExperience with deep learningThe ability to contribute to team strategy and to lead model development without supervisionStrong communication skills and the ability to work with others in a closely collaborative team environment Great to Haves: Highly recommended: Master's or PhD in Computer Science, Statistics, or related STEM fieldsAbility to quickly implement state of the art algorithms from an academic paper Salary Range:Canada: the pay range for this role is$141,500 - $194,500per year.This role will also be eligible for equity and benefits. Actual base pay will be determined based on permissible factors such as transferable skills, work experience, market demands, and primary work location. The base pay range provided is subject to change and may be modified in the future.Faire's flexible work model aims to meet the needs of our diverse employee community by making work more flexible, connected, and inclusive. Depending on the role and needs of the team, Faire employees have the flexibility to choose how they work-whether that's mainly in the office, remotely, or a mix of both.Roles that list only a country in the location are eligible for fully remote work in that country or in- office work at a Faire office in that country, provided employees are located in the registered country/province/state. Roles with only a city location are eligible for in-office or hybrid office work in that city. Our talent team will work with candidates to determine what locations and roles are eligible for each option.Applications for this position will be accepted for a minimum of 30 days from the posting date.Why you'll love working at Faire We are entrepreneurs: Faire is being built for entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs. We believe entrepreneurship is a calling and our mission is to empower entrepreneurs to chase their dreams. Every member of our team is taking part in the founding process.We are using technology and data to level the playing field: We are leveraging the power of product innovation and machine learning to connect brands and boutiques from all over the world, building a growing community of more than 350,000 small business owners.We build products our customers love: Everything we do is ultimately in the service of helping our customers grow their business because our goal is to grow the pie - not steal a piece from it. Running a small business is hard work, but using Faire makes it easy.We are curious and resourceful: Inquisitive by default, we explore every possibility, test every assumption, and develop creative solutions to the challenges at hand. We lead with curiosity and data in our decision making, and reason from a first principles mentality. .Faire provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.Faire is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, please fill out our (https://bit.ly/faire-form)

Keywords: Faire Inc, Burbank , Senior Data Scientist / Machine Learning Engineer - Search, Personalization, Ads, Engineering , Burbank, California

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