Machine learning techniques, Pandas, Python Programming, R Programming, Statistical modeling, statsmodels, Unix Operating system
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Are you passionate about applying statistical modeling, machine learning, algorithm design, and experimentation to make high-quality, high-impact solutions? Do you want to help local businesses grow and succeed? Yelp's Ads group works on challenging, multi-disciplinary problems at scale—spanning machine learning, data structures & algorithms, optimization, statistics and distributed systems—with the goal of creating a healthy, valued marketplace between customers and advertisers.
As an applied scientist within the Ads group, you will be joining a team that focuses on pricing and auction bidding strategies, control systems, and experimentation. Applied scientists uncover these insights through exploratory research and analysis, and carry the ideas all the way through to production-grade statistical or predictive models. Making sense of this data, thinking deeply about system design, and figuring out different network interactions is hard work, but these insights are hugely impactful to Yelp’s business.
This opportunity is fully remote and does not require you to be located in any particular area in Canada. We welcome applicants from throughout Canada. We’d love to have you apply, even if you don’t feel you meet every single requirement in this posting. At Yelp, we’re looking for great people, not just those who simply check off all the boxes.
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