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Applied Scientist

at Zillow, Inc.

Posted: 3/13/2020
Job Status: Full Time

Job Description

Zillow, Inc. is seeking an Applied Scientist for its Seattle, Washington office.


Job Duties: Responsible for conducting cutting-edge machine learning research to contribute to various products and services, such as home and rental recommendation engine. Work with other Applied Scientists to analyze large and diverse data sets and provide insights in order to create unique features that will be used in specific engineering techniques, as well as translate those insights into new machine learning and statistical models using software tools. Work on several data initiative projects including home price estimation, forecasting, advertising, agent-related analytics, and identifying new ventures. Create and maintain machine learning models that will help solve business problems and specifically improve the user ability of the company platform for consumers. Utilize statistical and optimization techniques to improve company products, keep up with state-of-the-art machine learning techniques through research, and present quantitative findings through scientific reports and papers.



Education Requirement: Master's degree, or foreign equivalent, in Microbiology, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Statistics, Math, or related


Experience Requirements: One (1) year of experience in each of the following:


"          Building machine learning models to predict problems or improve user experience

"          Implementing algorithms and conducting research to optimize software performance  

"          Developing software utilizing programming languages such as Python, R, Scala, or SQL

"          Applying state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to find insights in diverse data sets


Also requires Machine Learning education or experience in:

o          Data Mining, Calculus, and Statistical Modeling



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Application Instructions

Please send résumé to:

Job # P713428

Zillow, Inc.

Attn: Sarah Nelson

1301 Second Avenue

Floor 31

Seattle, WA 98101

Or jobs@zillow.com