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Senior Machine Learning Scientist



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Software Engineering
Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, January 12, 2024

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Senior Machine Learning Scientist

Are you excited about solving real world problems using advanced machine learning at one of the largest online travel companies in the world? If so, we'd like to hear from you!

Expedia Group is looking for a Machine Learning Scientist to join our Flight Search Machine Learning team. In this role, you will develop machine learning models and data-driven solutions that bring intelligence to our Flight Search products. You will contribute to highly visible features on our websites with direct impact to our travelers. With multiple brands and lines of businesses in our portfolio, Expedia Group has unparalleled and rich travel data and platform for you to explore new ideas and unlock significant value.

What you'll do:

  • Work with product management to understand business problems, identify challenges and machine learning opportunities, and scope solutions

  • Conduct exploratory data analyses, formulate machine learning problems, and build effective models

  • Partner with data and software engineering teams to deliver your solutions into production

  • Document the technical details of your work

  • Present your ideas and results to product management, stakeholders, and leadership teams in a clear and effective manner

  • Collaborate and brainstorm with other team members and across the company

  • Mentor junior team members on machine learning projects and industry best practices

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's, Master’s, or PhD degree in a related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in building machine learning models in the industry

  • Solid understanding of modern machine learning techniques, statistics, and hypothesis testing

  • Hands-on experience with data wrangling, feature engineering, model building, and visualization

  • Familiarity with Python and related machine learning tools, deep learning frameworks such as TensorFlow or PyTorch, and SQL-like query languages for data extraction, transformation, and loading

  • Experience working with large data sets in a distributed computing environment such as Spark is a plus

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Passion for solving interesting and impactful real-world problems using principled techniques and best practices

The total cash range for this position in Chicago is $157,500.00 to $220,500.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $252,000.00, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

Starting pay for this role will vary based on multiple factors, including location, available budget, and an individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience. Pay ranges may be modified in the future.

Expedia Group is proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and an Employee Assistance Program. To fuel each employee’s passion for travel, we offer a wellness & travel reimbursement, travel discounts, and an International Airlines Travel Agent (IATAN) membership. View our full list of benefits.

About Expedia Group

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.

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