Machine Learning Scientist II
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Machine Learning Scientist II
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 II to join our growing Search & Embeddings ML team that powers search, ranking, travel embeddings and personalized recommendations with state-of-the-art machine learning models for the multiple brands and lines of business in our portfolio.
Your work will affect millions of our customers and will have a direct impact on our business results. This is an applied research role: your models will be deployed to our production systems and your results will be measured objectively via A/B testing. We collaborate closely with the analytics, product, and technology teams.
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
Who you are:
·Bachelor’s, Master’s, or PhD degree in a related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience
Typical experience: 0-2+ years for Bachelor's / typical entry for Master's / high end of range for PhD
Solid understanding of modern machine learning techniques, statistics, and hypothesis testing
Hands-on experience with data wrangling, feature engineering, model building, and visualization
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
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
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®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.
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