We are looking for a Data Scientist to join Farfetch in building the next-generation intelligent platform for online luxury fashion, powered by large-scale data and state of the art Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Information Retrieval, and Natural Language Processing algorithms. You will join a talented team of Data Scientists, Engineers, and Product Designers to help build and optimize, through research and experimentation, our data-driven products.

What you’ll do

Design and develop state of the art algorithms in Natural Language Processing (NLP), Information Retrieval (IR) with a focus on search relevance.
Conduct practical research with a scientific mindset, and a focus on delivery;
Work closely with the engineering team to integrate machine learning (ML) algorithms into the platform;
Help in the design of new features in the product, and drive innovation inside the company;
Scientific and technical publications are possible and encouraged
Applicant should be interested to keep up to date with scientific advancements




MSc or Ph.D. in a quantitative discipline: Computer Science, Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Operations Research, Engineering.
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a Data Science related role, preferably working within a Retail and E-commerce environment;
Fluent in Python and Data Science & ML packages (Pandas, nltk, spacy, scikit-learn, gensim, keras, TensorFlow);
Good understanding of NLP (word embeddings, named-entity recognition, information extraction) and Search (Elasticsearch, Lucene, relevance matching);
Used to building and delivering ML products;
A strong English communicator (both written and spoken)
Work with a talented team of Data Scientists, Engineers, and Product Designers to help build and optimise our data-driven products, through research and experimentation in Search & Discovery.

Educational level:

Master Degree

Level of experience (years):

Mid Career (2+ years of experience)

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