Research Engineer

The Houzz Research Engineering team is looking for top engineers with passions in areas such as natural language processing, machine learning, information retrieval, or data mining.

Position Responsibilities

  • Play a central role in improving product quality to increase user engagement
  • Research and implement algorithms to improve Houzz in such as search, ads, e-commerce, digital marketing personalization, or recommendations
  • Design and experiment with new product features to further engage our users
  • Define key success metrics for site quality; collect and analyze user log data to calculate these metrics; ┬ádesign and run A/B tests to improve these key metrics
  • Work in a small, collaborative team with designers, front-end engineers, and back-end engineers to bring new ideas to reality

Required Skills & Experience

  • Degrees in Computer Science or related engineering disciplines
  • Solid coding skill with at least one common programming language (e.g., Python, Java, PHP, or C++)
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning, Probability, Statistics, and Data Mining

Desired Skills & Experience

  • MS or PhD in Computer Science or related engineering disciplines
  • Experience with Search, Recommendation, Advertising, and Personalization Systems
  • Experience with Map-Reduce computing system such as Hadoop

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Houzz is the leading platform for home remodeling and design. With the largest residential design database in the world and a vibrant community powered by social tools, Houzz is the easiest way for people to get the design inspiration, project advice, product information, and professional reviews they need to turn ideas into reality.

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