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Applied Researcher , Seller Insights

The Company

With more than a billion active listings, tens of millions of daily transactions, conducted by tens of millions of sellers / hundreds of millions of buyers, across more than 30 countries, and 22 different currencies, comprising a product catalog staggering in diversity - eBay is a marketplace like no other that has ever existed. If you’re interested in joining a purpose driven community that is dedicated to creating an ambitious and inclusive workplace, join eBay – a company you can be proud to be a part of.

eBay Israel Research

Our team explores and provides solutions for extremely complex problems that huge data can bring by conducting research in the fields of Recommendation Systems, Machine Learning, NLP and Information Retrieval. 

We work closely with the product teams in order to bring state of the art technology to production while publishing the scientific work in top-tier conferences (NIPS, WWW, WSDM, SIGIR, EMNLP, and others).

The Role

In this role you will be a part of eBay’s global Seller Insights group in support of dramatically elevating the capabilities of all of eBay’s Selling. Ensuring eBay’s tens of millions of sellers have access to world class, supremely intelligent tools, analytics and API’s to support their needs to operate and grow. This is a key pillar of eBay’s strategic vision for the company. 

Conduct world-class research in the area of Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing.

Solve complex problems for eBay's core product and see your work impacts millions of people around the world.

Work with top scientists to conduct top of the line research.

Be part of the next generation of eBay’s products.

Required Skills

  • 5+ years of industry or academic experience in the fields of Machine Learning (Preferably in IR or NLP).

  • Combination of strong research & engineering skills

  • Hands-On experience in programming (Python), machine learning and statistics.

  • Experience with Big Data tools and frameworks - Apache Spark , Hadoop , etc.

  • Solid understanding of computer science fundamentals, data structures, and algorithms.

  • MSc or PhD in a relevant domain.

  • Experience in working in a complex production environment - an advantage.

  • Publication record in machine learning or related conferences - an advantage.

eBay Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, and disability, or other legally protected status.  If you are unable to submit an application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at [email protected]  We will make every effort to respond to your request for disability assistance as soon as possible.

For more information see:  EEO is the Law Poster and EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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