Yahoo! is searching for a Research Scientist in Sunnyvale, CA. According to the post, “We are looking for a few research scientists with strong background in machine learning or data mining or natural language processing to this team. Your essential responsibility is to focus on search relevance, query understanding, query triggering, email spam, login fraud, etc. Your long term responsibility includes deep understanding and analyzing the search relevance issues, mining the large corpora of click log and query logs, designing and developing better ways to understand query intent and improve search relevance, detecting spam emails in real time, which may include machine learning in ranking, natural language processing, entity extraction, and text classification, etc.”
Qualifications for the position include: “PhD in Computer Science or equivalent. Experience in machine learning, or data mining. Experience or interest in natural language processing, or information retrieval. Experience in C or C++ or Python. Minimum two years of industrial experience. Fluency in Python, Per, or another scripting language desired. Experience with Matllab, R, or other statistical tools. Experience with big data, Hadoop, Pig, Map Reduce concepts. Established track record in research and publication of IR, NLP, ML. Project R&D skills in industrial environment.”
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