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Data Scientist

Best Buy - Richfield, MN

Best Buy

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!

You will work on building the next generation of eCommerce technologies at Best Buy. You will have the opportunity to build state of the art search and recommendation algorithms that power Best Buy's eCommerce that generates billions of dollars of revenue per year. 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/classification problems, devising solutions and building prototypes;

Formulating machine learning approaches while paying attention to business metrics, designing features from the rich data available from many sources, training, evaluating, and deploying models;

Researching and implementing methodologies to measure the impact of the technologies;

Initiating and proposing unique and promising modeling projects, developing new and innovative algorithms and technologies.

Developing high-performance algorithms for precision targeting, testing and implementing these algorithms; Interacting with other teams to define interfaces and understanding and resolving dependencies;

Basic Qualifications:

At least 4 years of experience with Data Analysis, Predictive Analytics, or Machine Learning

At least 1 year or experience with at least one programming language, such as Java or Python, etc.

At least 1 year of experience with at least one statistics/data analysis package, such as Python or R

Preferred Qualifications:

Masters in Computer Science, Math or related quantitative field

Familiar with eCommerce business

Experience with search or recommender systems, information retrieval, graph analysis, statistical modeling, neural network, and natural language processing

Experience with large-scale data analysis and building high-performance computational software

Experience with e-Commerce and analyzing clickstream data

Experience with Apache Beam, Solr, Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services

Experience working with real-world noisy data

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

61 days 7 hours ago

Best Buy


Data Scientist Best Buy - Richfield, MN, United States


Location: Richfield, MN

Company Profile:
Best Buy is the world’s largest multi-channel consumer electronics retailer with stores in the United States, Canada, China, and Mexico. is among the top ten retail websites in the United States and we have the number one customer loyalty program of its kind. There are more than 1 billion visitors to our website and 600 million visits to our U.S. stores each year. Our Blue Shirts sales associates and Geek Squad Agents are committed to delivering on our Customer Promise: