Machine Learning Scientist


(San Francisco, California)
Full Time
Job Posting Details
About HotelTonight
Launched in 2011, HotelTonight offers the world’s best mobile apps for booking hotels. We make it remarkably easy to book great hotels at amazing last-minute rates on your mobile device, for tonight, tomorrow and next week. When hotels have unsold rooms, they load them onto the app, which means incredible deals. We screen every hotel featured, and only work with ones you'll love.
As the first Machine Learning Scientist on the team you will own the Data Science direction of the company. In your first 30 days you’ll identify immediate needs of the machine learning infrastructure, with focus on setting up the ecosystem. Our main goal is to create more personal and relevant products for our millions of customers by harnessing the intelligence acquired from your solutions.
* Build out our machine learning platform from its infancy, eliminating redundancy and inefficiency in order to make our marketplace more dynamic, intelligent, and predictive * Apply ML algorithms and statistical modeling to personalize and optimize our marketplace and understand user behavior, crafting products that are more relevant to our customers * Collaborate with executive-level team members to drive innovation and intelligence in our products * Bring a startup mentality - you’re not afraid to roll up your sleeves, dig into the code, and implement your ideas
Ideal Candidate
* 3-5+ years in a machine learning/advanced analytics environment pushing production-level code * Advanced knowledge of SQL, Python, R (or similar language); comfort with regression, classification, clustering, time series and other machine learning/advanced analytics techniques * Strong communicator - you can break down high level technical concepts for anyone to digest * Demonstrated capacity for developing and understanding strategy * Scrappy, hands-on problem solver * Bonus: M.S. or other advanced degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, or other technical field
Compensation and Working Conditions
Benefits Benefits included

Additional Notes on Compensation

Excellent health, dental, vision and 401k plans, and stock options too. Quarterly travel stipend, unlimited vacation, catered meals, subsidized cell phone plans and fitness memberships, access to our very own hotel-inspired full bar.


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