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
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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.

To apply for this job please visit careers.walmart.com.