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Software Engineer, Machine Learning Facebook
Seattle, WA

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Job Description

Facebook is seeking Machine Learning Engineers to join our engineering team. The ideal candidate will have industry experience working on a range of classification and optimization problems, e.g. payment fraud, click-through rate prediction, click-fraud detection, search ranking, text/sentiment classification, collaborative filtering/recommendation, or spam detection. The position will involve taking these skills and applying them to some of the most exciting and massive social data and prediction problems that exist on the web.

RESPONSIBILITIES

* Develop highly scalable classifiers and tools leveraging machine learning, data regression, and rules based models



Suggest, collect and synthesize requirements and create effective feature roadmap

Code deliverables in tandem with the engineering team

Adapt standard machine learning methods to best exploit modern parallel environments (e.g. distributed clusters, multicore SMP, and GPU)

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

* MS degree in Computer Science or related quantitative field or Ph.D degree in Computer Science or related quantitative field



5+ years of experience in one or more of the following areas: machine learning, recommendation systems, pattern recognition, data mining or artificial intelligence

Proven ability to translate insights into business recommendations

Experience with Hadoop/Hbase/Pig or Mapreduce/Sawzall/Bigtable

Knowledge developing and debugging in C/C++ and Java

Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Python, PHP, and shell scripts

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

* Experience with filesystems, server architectures, and distributed systems



Facebook is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com.

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