Data Scientist - Search
Salesforce Search is building a world class Data Science team. We have unique data and lots of it. We are looking for outstanding problem solvers with diverse backgrounds (math, physics, cs, engineering) who want to be part of a multidisciplinary team, working on problems in Information Retrieval. Specific domains include: search relevancy, query and document understanding, conversational interfaces, and more.
Search is critical at Salesforce; it's the #1 most-used feature. We help Salesforce users discover or retrieve the information they need in order to get the job done, over 100 million times a day. Search at Salesforce is only getting more important as the company's product portfolio and index grow. And with advances in artificial intelligence and machine learning, the work we're doing is getting even more exciting and impactful.
Your job will be to work with the Data Science team, Salesforce engineers, and product managers, to define and build a world class, intelligent, search platform.
Apply the scientific method to solve engineering problems.
Actively contribute to the multidisciplinary team's meetings by providing insights as to how we should frame the problems we are trying to solve and which techniques we should use to solve them.
Assist with data collection, cleaning, visualization, model building, training, testing, and presentation.
Work closely with product teams to assist them with implementation of recommended data-driven solutions.
Keep informed of cutting-edge machine learning/big data methods and techniques.
Master's degree or PhD in Math, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
Expertise in many of the following: Data Science & Machine Learning Methodologies
Natural Language Processing
Search / Information Retrieval
Learning to Rank
Data Analysis & Programming (SQL, MySQL, Splunk, Hadoop, Spark, Java)
Statistical/Mathematical Programming (MATLAB, R, Scala, Python Pandas)
Statistics and Mathematical Modelling
Ability to learn quickly in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment
Highly effective communication and collaboration skills
Experience with Deep Learning for NLP
Experience with open source tools for information retrieval (e.g. Solr)
Salesforce, the Customer Success Platform and world's #1 CRM, empowers companies to connect with their customers in a whole new way. The company was founded on three disruptive ideas: a new technology model in cloud computing, a pay-as-you-go business model, and a new integrated corporate philanthropy model. These founding principles have taken our company to great heights, including being named one of Forbes's World's Most Innovative Company six years in a row and one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For nine years in a row. We are the fastest growing of the top 10 enterprise software companies, and this level of growth equals incredible opportunities to grow a career at Salesforce. Together, with our whole Ohana (Hawaiian for family) made up of our employees, customers, partners and communities, we are working to improve the state of the world.
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