Location: San Jose, CA, USA
PayPal is a subsidiary of eBay, the largest online marketplace where hundreds of millions of products are listed daily. With more than 106 million active users, PayPal products touch on web, mobile and social media. Our mobile payment reached more than $4 billion in 2011.
The data science team at PayPal is building next-generation data mining and machine learning systems. Our research and development include recommendation system, text mining, natural language system, user classification, and personalized advertising. We work with structured (transaction), semi-structured (user behavior) and unstructured (text) data. Our data are large-scale and are hosted on Hadoop platform.
We're looking for researchers, research engineers or applied scientists with experience in machine learning, text mining or NLP.
Our ideal candidate should have strong training in machine learning or data mining, and has experience in text analysis. You will lead the algorithm design and prototyping for analyzing large-scale PayPal data, including text data.
The successful candidate will be a team player, interested in developing scalable solution and quality software.
- Ph.D. in computer science or related fields
- Strong background in machine learning or data mining
- Strong programming experience in Java/C++
- Experience with Perl or Python
- Experience with NLP or text processing
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