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Data Scientist


 
  
Strong training/experience in machine learning, data mining, and text analysis. Lead the algorithm design and prototyping for analyzing large-scale PayPal data, including text data.


PayPal Company: PayPal
Location: San Jose, CA, USA
Web: www.paypal.com

Job Description
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.

Primary Responsibilities

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.

Job Requirements

  • 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
_Contact_:
Please send resumes to Sachi Yokota at syokota@paypal.com

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