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Research Scientist, Sr - Yahoo

Yahoo! Inc.

New York, New York
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A Little About Us

The Data Science team is part of Yahoo Membership organization. Through compelling data mining, machining learning and visualization algorithms, we gain knowledge and make decisions from data, and help our company to build better and more security products and services. We are growing our research team, and have an exciting job opening in data mining and applied machine learning areas that is located in our office in New York City, located one block from the Times Square.


A Lot About You

We hire the best scientific minds who like to roll up their sleeves to make new discoveries that contribute to the success of the business, at the same time can be presented at the top scientific conferences. We are looking for a Research Scientist with a PhD degree in Computer Science or related fields. Our scientists specialize in mining large amount of data to make or inform business decisions. We design and invent algorithms to push the intelligence, performance and security of our platforms, mine huge amount of data to get knowledge and understanding, and to find patterns and anomalies. We evaluate the impact in Web-scale production settings. We actively contribute to the scientific and open source communities in Computer Science and related area.


Your Responsibilities Include

  • Deep dive into the data to find patterns and gain knowledge through innovation and application of scalable algorithms
  • Work closely with colleagues on the engineering team to put research results into action
  • Provide thought leadership to guide the direction of Yahoo products and services
  • Be a leader in your research area and look to influence our products and services with your expertise.


You Must Have

  • PhD in Computer Science or related fields
  • Strong academic research track record in one of the following areas: Data Mining, Applied Machine Learning, Data Visualization and related areas.
  • Strong implementation skills in Java, Scala, Python etc. Experience with large-scale production code development a plus.
  • Ability to conduct research that is justified and guided by business opportunities
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.


We are part of Yahoo! Membership organization. We are also part of Yahoo! Research. For more information about Yahoo Research, please visit: https://research.yahoo.com/

Primary Location

United States of America-New York-New York