Research Scientist, Core Data Science

Meta Platforms, Inc.
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Job Description

  • Design and implement scalable and scientifically sound solutions to mechanism design and optimization problems using either existing or novel methods on top of Facebook's data infrastructure.
  • Work towards long-term ambitious research goals, while identifying intermediate milestones.
  • Apply excellent communication skills to develop cross-functional partnerships throughout the company.
  • Be able to work both independently and collaboratively with other scientists, engineers, designers, UX researchers, and product managers to accomplish complex tasks that deliver demonstrable value to Facebook's community of over 2 billion users.
  • Think creatively, proactively, and futuristically to identify new opportunities within Facebook's long term roadmap for data-scientific contributions.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Ph.D. degree in computer science, economics, computational social science, statistics, and related fields or MS degree with relevant experience.
  • Expertise in algorithmic game theory, market design, optimization, and/or machine learning.
  • Experience with data analysis using tools such as R or Python, with packages such as NumPy, SciPy, pandas, scikit-learn, tidyverse (dplyr, ggplot2, etc.).
  • Ability to initiate and drive research projects to completion with minimal guidance.
  • The ability to communicate scientific work in a clear and effective manner.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Publications in relevant technical fields (e.g., EC, WINE, NeurIPS, AAAI, STOC, FOCS, WWW).
  • Experience in lower level programming languages such as C++.
  • Experience in scalable dataset assembly / data wrangling, such as Presto, Hive or Spark.

Company Info.

Meta Platforms, Inc.

Meta Platforms (formerly known as Facebook Inc.) is a large technology company that was founded in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg and several of his college roommates. The company is based in Menlo Park, California, and is primarily known for its flagship social media platform, Facebook. In addition to its consumer-facing products, Meta Platforms also offers a range of advertising and marketing services to businesses and organizations.

  • Industry
    Advertising,Consumer electronics,Social media Company,Artificial intelligence
  • No. of Employees
    76,000
  • Location
    1 Hacker Way, Menlo Park, CA 94025, USA
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