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Machine Learning Scientist III (Computer Vision)

  • United States - Washington - Seattle

  • Technology

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 04/10/2024

  • ID # R-86554

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Machine Learning Scientist III

Expedia Group is the global leader in travel. From the practical matters of booking
flights, cars, hotels, packages, local activities, or vacation rentals to the realization of
dreams and bucket lists, we cover the entire breadth of this deep and varied
relationship. We team up with our partners to provide outstanding offers to our
customers. Some of our partners are huge brands, and some are individuals with a
studio apartment to rent. Our customers are diverse, and we seek to deliver value and a
great experience. Our technical challenges are endlessly sophisticated and yet
meaningful and exciting.

We are looking for a Machine Learning Scientist III to join our growing Traveler Voice &
Content team. This position focuses on the development and optimization of Expedia’s
Computer Vision and Multimodal AI models such as Image Classification, Object
Detection, Image Captioning and Image to text generation. Innovation and developing
cutting-edge technology as well as implementing industry-leading solutions are key
responsibilities of this role. The machine learning models and algorithms you develop
will improve the experiences of millions of travelers and travel partners each year.
What you’ll do:
  • Develop Computer Vision & Multimodal AI models with superior performance to
  • power Expedia’s Travel platform
  • Conduct statistical analysis of the model performance using data collected from
  • the field
  • Optimize existing models for improved accuracy and better performance
  • Apply best-in-class machine learning techniques to solve the business problems
  • at hand
  • Produce novel insights with machine learning to advise company strategy
  • Conduct research and develop novel machine learning algorithms and solutions
  • Communicate sophisticated concepts and the results of the analyses in a clear
  • and effective manner
  • Collaborate with other machine learning scientists, data scientists, and machine
  • learning engineers to formulate innovative solutions to experiment and
  • implement sophisticated modeling techniques
Who you are:
  • Master's degree or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Statistics, Math, Engineering or
  • related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience
  • Preferred: 3+ years of experience in Computer Vision, Data/Machine Learning
  • Science, Statistics, or Advanced Analytics
  • Expert knowledge of programming languages such as Python and R
  • Proven knowledge of processing and analyzing large scale data volumes, semi-
  • structured and unstructured data and near real-time throughput
  • Strong knowledge and expertise in TensorFlow and/or PyTorch
Why join us:
Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We
are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and
creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down
barriers and make people's lives better - that responsibility inspires us to be the place
where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them the tools to
do so. Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing
or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common
goal; to bring the world within reach.
We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with
humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of
all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act
fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and
make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares. If
you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in
the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you

The total cash range for this position in Seattle is $137,500.00 to $192,500.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $220,000.00, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

Starting pay for this role will vary based on multiple factors, including location, available budget, and an individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience. Pay ranges may be modified in the future.

Expedia Group is proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and an Employee Assistance Program. To fuel each employee’s passion for travel, we offer a wellness & travel reimbursement, travel discounts, and an International Airlines Travel Agent (IATAN) membership.View our full list of benefits.

About Expedia Group

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.

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Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
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