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Research Scientist

Company name
Yahoo!, Inc.

Location
Sunnyvale, CA

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Research Scientist','1742064','United States of America-California-Sunnyvale','','!*!Description:

 

Yahoo is rapidly transforming itself into a mobile-first

company.  Along with mobile consumer

products, Yahoo is investing heavily in mobile advertising.  Yahoo has recently launched Yahoo Gemini (http://www.tumblr.com/search/yahoo gemini)

- the world's first advertising marketplace for both search and native

ads.  We are looking for research scientists

(at all levels) with skills and experience in one or more of the following

areas: Computational Advertising, Click and Conversion Modeling, Machine Learning, Data

Mining, or Natural Language Processing,.

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

·Propose innovative ideas to improve the

monetization and quality of the Gemini advertising platform.

·Perform statistical analyses on large data sets,

identify problems and propose solutions.

·Conceive, design, prototype, and evaluate complex

algorithms and statistical models that can be integrated into the advertising

platform.

·Document your software implementations and

experimental results ·Work with business teams

to gain acceptance of proposed policies and designs.·Generate intellectual

property with patent applications and publications at relevant forums·Stay current on published

state-of-the-art techniques for online advertising

 

 

Required

Skills/Experience:

·Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical

Engineering, Operations Research, Statistics, or similar field.

·Strong track record of developing novel and

scientifically sound techniques to solve real world problems.·Solid programming skills in Java, C , or scripting languages

like Python or R in a Unix environment·Hands-on skills in cleaning, manipulating, analyzing,

visualizing and modeling large data sets.·Experience

with machine learning, data mining, computational advertising, click and conversion modeling, or natural language

processing.·Strong oral

and written communication skills.·Ability to

thrive in a fast-paced entrepreneurial culture

 

Preferred

Skills·Experience

with large scale data processing on Hadoop is a plus·Familiarity

with online advertising is a plus

 

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Company info

Yahoo!, Inc.
Website : https://www.yahoo.com

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Yahoo is focused on making the world's daily habits inspiring and entertaining - whether you're searching the web, emailing friends, sharing photos with family, or simply checking the weather, sports scores or stock quotes.

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