22 days old

Data Scientist

Best Buy
Richfield, MN 55423
  • Job Code
    743684BR
  • Jobs Rated
    7th
Best Buy is hiring a Data Scientist. Best Buy has the third largest eCommerce website in terms of traffic. We can certainly leverage a large pool of data. We are building a cutting edge product discovery engine that utilizes customer signals as they come in. We need your help!

As a Data Scientist, you will work on building the next generation of eCommerce technologies at Best Buy. Your initial focus will be in the Fraud Detection Domain where you will develop machine learning algorithms to detect fraud risks. If you are eager to put your algorithm to test in front of customers and iterate based what happens in the real world, then this is your ideal job.

Join us if you want to be spending your time on:

  • Gathering and analyzing data, identifying key prediction problems for fraud risks, devising solutions and building prototypes.
  • Formulating machine learning approaches for fraud detection while paying attention to business metrics, designing features from the rich data available from many sources, training, evaluating, and deploying models.
  • Constantly reviewing and redesigning the machine learning model to adapt to the fraudulent changes/evolvement.
  • Ensuring balance between fraud prevention and customer experience
  • Working closely with business and engineering team to ensure the data science solution aligns with business KPI and can be implemented in production
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:
  • Strong communication and data presentation skills; ability to communicate with data-driven stories
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new technologies, tools and techniques
  • Flexible and responsive; able to perform in a fast paced, dynamic work environment and meet aggressive deadlines
  • Ability to work with technical and non-technical team members
Basic Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience with Predictive Analytics or Machine Learning
  • 2+ years of experience with at least one statistics/data analysis language, such as Python or R
  • 2+ years of experience working with real-world large dataset as well as real-world business problems
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters in Data Science, Statistics, Business Analytics, Computer Science, Math or related quantitative field
  • Kaggle competition participants
  • Experience with:
    • Fraud detection
    • A/B testing
    • e-Commerce and analyzing clickstream data
    • Google Cloud Platform or Amazon Web Services






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Posted: 2019-11-23 Expires: 2019-12-22
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