Director of Machine Learning – Search / Relevance

Website Walmart Labs

What you’ll do

As a leader of the team, you’ll
– Direct the team to improve the relevance of search results by leveraging machine learning techniques
– Be responsible for developing sustainable methodology to run quick iterations of machine learning experiments
– Nurture the culture of fail often and fail fast
– Deliver big returns by putting big bets and using most advanced technologies
– Lead and coach a team of mostly PhDs and engineering managers to deliver best in class machine learning solutions
– Be at the forefront with your team solving real customer problems and helping hundreds of millions of Walmart customers to save money and live better

Minimum Qualifications

– 7+ Experience in developing large scale ML products for consumers
– Prior hands on experience with ML model, code and pipeline
– PhD in Information Retrieval, NLP or any other of area of ML
– Experience in leading a team of PhDs and ML Engineers
– Passion for building data driven culture, growing talents and hunger for making big impact

Preferred Qualifications

– Prior experience in E-commerce search or Web Search relevance
– Background in e-commerce or retail
– External visibility in terms of papers, blogs or conference talks

About Walmart Labs

Imagine working in an environment where one experiment can catapult an entire industry toward a smarter future. That’s what we do at Walmart Labs. We’re a team of 5,000+ software engineers, data scientists, designers and product managers within Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, delivering innovations that improve how our customers shop and our enterprise operates.

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