Best Buy has the third largest eCommerce website in terms of traffic. We can certainly leverage a large pool of data. We are building a cutting edge product discovery engine that utilizes customer signals as they come in. We need your help! As a Data Scientist, you will work on building the next generation of eCommerce technologies at Best Buy. Your initial focus will be in the Offers Domain – where you will identify and analyze data from various sources to help produce customized promotion offers to our customers. These offers will provide better value to our customers while helping grow business for Best Buy. If you are eager to put your algorithm to test in front of customers and iterate based on what happens in the real world, then this is your ideal job.
Join us if you want to be spending your time on:

Gathering and analyzing data, identifying key prediction/classification problems, devising solutions and building prototypes.
Formulating machine learning approaches while paying attention to business metrics, designing features from the rich data available from many sources, training, evaluating, and deploying models.
Researching and implementing methodologies to measure the impact of the technologies.
Initiating and proposing unique and promising modeling projects, developing new and innovative algorithms and technologies.
Developing high-performance algorithms for precision targeting, testing and implementing these algorithms.
Interacting with other teams to define interfaces and understanding and resolving dependencies.


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Basic Qualifications:
At least 4 years of experience with Data Analysis, Predictive Analytics, or Machine Learning
At least 1 year or experience with at least one programming language, such as Java or Python, etc.
At least 1 year of experience with at least one statistics/data analysis package, such as Python or R
At least 1 year of experience working within a Retail or eCommerce company

Preferred Qualifications:
Masters in Computer Science, Math or related quantitative field
Experience with A/B testing
Experience within the Offers domain
Experience with e-Commerce and analyzing clickstream data
Experience with search or recommender systems, information retrieval, graph analysis, statistical modeling, neural network, and natural language processing
Experience with large-scale data analysis and building high-performance computational software
Experience with Apache Beam, Solr, Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services
Experience working with real-world noisy data

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
Strong communication and data presentation skills; ability to communicate with data-driven stories
Ability to quickly adapt to new technologies, tools and techniques
Flexible and responsive; able to perform in a fast paced, dynamic work environment and meet aggressive deadlines
Ability to work with technical and non-technical team members

Educational level:

Master Degree

Level of experience (years):

Mid Career (2+ years of experience)

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying


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Best Buy is a multinational retailer of technology and entertainment products and services offering consumer electronics and more.