Head of Research
At Yotpo, Research is considered a strategic pillar for expanding our product to reach new frontiers.
The Data Science team is a rapid delivery team working in a big data environment on a rich variety of machine learning and data science problems involving NLP, statistical inference, prediction models, computer vision etc.
We are currently looking for a leader to lead the research team. It is a great opportunity to conduct real research and develop algorithms using vast amounts of data; and most importantly, be part of the unique company culture we have here at Yotpo.
If you consider yourself to be an experienced manager who is also a team player, That can manage a variety of areas and to make an impact, and a highly creative person who enjoys solving problems, we will be delighted to meet you :)
- Build & Lead a growing department of talented Data Scientists in high pace
- Lead & conduct research and find solutions to a variety of ML problems in different fields (NLP, computer vision, recommendation systems and plenty more).
- Implement POCs and take part of their delivery to production in cooperation with the big data team.
- Brainstorm a lot to solve difficult problems
What we are looking for:
- An experienced manager with +4 years of leading research teams/group
- An enthusiastic researcher, not afraid to explore new areas of research.
- A team player who enjoys collaborating with others.
- M.Sc. / Ph.D. in one of the following fields: Mathematics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering (or any other relevant field).
- Good coding and software engineering skills
- Excellent mathematical skills and statistical understanding
- An understanding of computer science fundamentals (e.g., algorithms, data structures).
- Familiarity with Python
- Experience with machine learning packages (keras, scipy, numpy, pandas etc.) - an advantage.
- Familiarity with distributed systems and technologies (Spark, MapReduce) - an advantage
This is a full-time position located in our TLV office.
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