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Core Data Science PhD Intern Tel Aviv

Israel, Tel Aviv-Yafo

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Core Data Science, PhD Intern (Tel Aviv 2022) Responsibilities
  • Build pragmatic, scalable, and statistically rigorous solutions to mission critical inferential and decision problems by leveraging or developing state of the art statistical and machine learning methodologies on top of Facebook's unparalleled data infrastructure.
  • Apply excellent communication skills in order to develop cross-functional partnerships throughout the company and spread scientific best practices.
  • Be able to work both independently and collaboratively with other scientists, engineers, designers, UX researchers, and product managers to accomplish complex tasks that deliver demonstrable value to Facebook's community of over 2 billion users.
  • Think creatively, proactively, and futuristically to identify new opportunities within Facebook's long term roadmap for data-scientific contributions.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Pursuing Ph.D. in Computational Social Science, Operations Research, Mathematics, Statistics, Econometrics, Computer Science or related field.
  • Must be returning to school for at least one semester/quarter post internship
  • Experience in machine learning, statistical analysis or social network analysis.
  • Experience with data analysis using tools such as R or Python, with packages such as NumPy, SciPy, pandas, scikit-learn, tidyverse (dplyr, ggplot2, etc.).
  • Ability to initiate and drive research projects to completion with minimal guidance.
  • The ability to communicate scientific work in a clear and effective manner.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience in lower level languages such as C++, Java.
  • Experience in scalable dataset assembly / data wrangling, such as Presto, Hive or Spark.
  • Publications at top international conferences or scientific journals
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