Machine Learning Scientist, Inc.
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Job Description

At, we believe that everyone should “Be You!”. Overstock is a community that upholds a culture of understanding, acceptance, and respect. We believe a person’s individuality is at the core of diversity, and those traits, beliefs, and characteristics should be valued and embraced. Living by this ethos is essential to the success of our business. Our goal is to foster a more diverse environment where every employee visibly demonstrates inclusive behaviors and respect for individuals.

Machine learning is a key initiative for Overstock as we strive to help our customers find great deals on furniture, décor, and other items to make every home a dream home.

This position is eligible for remote work. Currently we can hire employees in the following states: California, Connecticut, Kansas, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming. This role will have occasional on site expectations.

The Machine Learning Scientist focuses on core machine learning techniques that include search ranking, recommender systems, natural language processing, computer vision, deep learning, fraud and abuse detection, advertising technologies, personalization and predictive modeling. ?Our Machine Learning scientists have the opportunity to build cutting-edge e-commerce technologies in all these areas and apply their ideas in different products across our platform. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about machine learning and have a track record as production quality engineers. The Senior Machine Learning Scientist is self-sufficient and can hit the ground running.

Job Responsibilities

  • Design and implement core machine learning algorithms used by different product teams, included but not limited to: search ranking, recommender systems, natural language processing, computer vision, deep learning, fraud and abuse detection, advertising technologies, personalization, marketing, CRM and supply chain
  • Design A/B tests across various products to validate the performance of machine learning models
  • Offline evaluation of machine learning models and establish a correlation between online A/B tests and offline metrics
  • Implement machine learning models in production using various in house and on cloud technologies available to the machine learning team
  • Report results of machine learning models in peer-reviewed papers and technical manuals.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum of three years of industry experience as a machine learning scientist or a data scientist
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills. You are familiar with techniques in machine learning, deep learning, NLP, computer vision and or related fields.
  • Strong technical and programming skills.
  • Excellent collaborator and communicator and are eager to learn and grow!


  • Experience in machine learning, data mining, recommendation systems, learning to rank, deep learning, natural language processing and related fields.
  • Strong technical skills in programming. Especially writing production quality code.
  • A Ph.D. in computer science, natural language processing, deep learning, computer vision or a related field.
  • Familiarity with relevant technologies (e.g. Python, Java, and etc.).
  • Experience with big data technologies such as Hadoop/Spark
  • Previous history of writing and reviewing technical papers
  • Ability to come up with creative solutions and quickly prototype them
  • Strong desire to collaborate and develop new technologies
  • Willingness to learn new tools and flexibility to adapt to different deployment pipelines
  • Strong communication abilities and willingness to lead and inspire other engineers


?Master degree in Computer Science, with experience in natural language processing, deep learning, computer vision or a related field.? Ph.D. degree preferred.?

Physical Requirements

Equal Employment Opportunity. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and associates.? This policy includes our commitment to ensure that all employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status (including Vietnam era veterans), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other non-job-related characteristic protected by law.?

Who We Are:

We’re a passionate group of collaborative problem solvers and creative innovators, working on cutting-edge technology. From building award-winning retail applications (with amazing AR functionality) to creating leading blockchain and machine learning technologies, each of us embodies a unique value and contributes a diverse perspective to the team.

What We Offer:

  • 401k (6% match)
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Onsite Health Clinic
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Leadership Development Program, & Mentorship Program
  • Onsite Fitness Center
  • Overstock Women's Network (OWN)
  • And More…

*Benefits vary based on position, tenure, location, and employee election

Physical Requirements:

This position requires you to sit, stand and perform general office functions. You may also be required to lift up to 25 pounds occasionally. Bending, stooping and reaching are also frequently required.

Company Info., Inc., Inc. is an American internet retailer selling primarily furniture headquartered in Midvale, Utah, near Salt Lake City. Controversial businessman Patrick M. Byrne founded in 1999. The company initially sold exclusively surplus and returned merchandise on an online e-commerce marketplace, liquidating the inventories of at least 18 failed dot-com companies at below-wholesale prices.

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