Data Scientist, Machine Learning and AI (Brooklyn, NY)

Brooklyn, NY

Etsy is looking for a Data Scientist to join our Data Science team in Brooklyn.

Etsy is committed to advancing the fields related to E-commerce related fields by building technologies that help Etsy buyers and sellers discover and celebrate handmade goods from all over the world. We are seeking individuals passionate in areas such as Machine Learning, Data Mining, Recommender Systems, Information Retrieval, Natural Language Processing, Computational Advertising, Deep Learning and Computer Vision. 

About the Team
Our data scientists have the opportunity to make core algorithmic advances and apply their ideas in the dynamic world of E-commerce in strengthening Etsy’s global marketplace. Data scientists can publish their innovations at top tier conferences such as KDD, NIPS, ICML, ICLR, CVPR, ICCV, WWW, WSDM, SIGIR and etc. 
We are motivated by curiosity and humility.  We are dedicated to learning and constantly improving in a blameless environment and have a natural drive to figure out how everything works. We believe in keeping it real.  Etsy’s mission and values are a part of everything we do. We care about how our work affects real people in the community and enjoy opportunities to meet them. We are motivated by this mission every day.

This position would be based in Brooklyn, New York.
About the Role
  • Recommendation and Personalization
  • Natural Language Processing and Query Understanding
  • Deep Learning
  • Image Processing and Understanding
  • Text Understanding
  • Learning to Ranking for Search and Ads
  • Fraud and Abuse Detection
  • Large-scale Machine Learning
About You
  • You share our values (below) and are looking for a company that has a solid mission.
  • You have strong analytical and quantitative skills. You are familiar with techniques in Machine Learning, Data Mining, Recommender Systems, Information Retrieval, Natural Language Processing, Computational Advertising, Deep Learning and Computer Vision or related fields.
  • You have a Ph.D. degree in Machine Learning, Data Mining, Recommender Systems, Information Retrieval, Natural Language Processing, Computational Advertising, Deep Learning and Computer Vision or related fields.
  • You have strong technical and programming skills. You are familiar with relevant technologies and languages (e.g. Python, Java, C++ and etc.). You have experience in or desire to learn Hadoop/Spark related Big Data technologies.
  • You have demonstrated the capability to review and write technical papers.
  • You can contribute to research that can be applied to Etsy products.
  • You have the ability to quickly prototype ideas and solve complex problems by adapting creative approaches.
  • You are a strong collaborator and communicator and you make the engineers around you grow and learn.  


What’s Next
Interested in joining the team? Send us a cover letter and your resume explaining why you’d be great for the job. We value individuality and variety, so make sure to tell us what you’re all about. If you have an online presence (blog, Twitter, Facebook), send it along. And if you write, draw, craft, or contribute to something you’re proud of, we’d love to hear about it. 

Etsy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants regardless of color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital or family status, disability, gender identity or expression, veteran status, actual or presumed belonging to an ethnic group, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
Re-imagine Work

You may know Etsy as the global marketplace for unique goods, from enamel pins to custom wedding invitations and handcrafted furniture, but we're more than that. We're a values-driven company with a mission to keep commerce human. That means we're committed to using the power of business for good through our platform, our members, our employees, and the communities we serve around the world. Some call this "business as unusual," but around here it's just business.

At Etsy, you can do the work you love, be yourself, and make an impact in the lives of millions. Whether you code a new feature, write an Instagram post, or educate sellers, your work helps entrepreneurs build businesses powered by their creativity.