• Data Science Engineer - Customer Geo Science Group , Rakuten... Japan
  • Rakuten Group, Inc. in Japan, , Japan
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  • 3 weeks ago

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Job Description: Department Overview Rakuten Institute of Technology (RIT) https://rit.rakuten.com, the core AI research wing of Rakuten, is spread across six geographical locations including Tokyo, Singapore, Boston, San Mateo, Bengaluru, and Paris. This division consists of AI research scientists with specialization in machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, computer vision and data mining. With more than 70 different services in the Rakuten Group globally, our data science teams cover diverse initiatives in both the online and offline worlds. Offline Geo data and Geo Science applications are key to the optimization and overall success in fields including Logistics, Site Planning, Area Marketing and improving Customer Experience. The Geo Science Team creates algorithms and builds new Geo Intelligence layers to better understand offline activity to support many Rakuten Group services. Position: Why We Hire We are looking for talented Data Science Engineers with... a strong background in at least one of the related fields (user behavior, marketing, fintech, geo-spatial data or full-stack data science product development) and a strong motivation to join an exciting team that is constantly evolving and pushing the boundaries on AI and its applications. Position Details - Work on science projects with members of our Offline Behaviors & Intelligence team - Develop data science and data management applications - Work with Project Management team to gather business requirements, set evaluation metrics and calculate if the solution meets/exceeds them - Work with science, engineering and product teams to adapt prototypes in production - Design, Develop, Test, and Deploy. The entire software engineering process stack Mandatory Qualifications: - Experience building data management & science solutions to problems in: Telco, Mobility and general Geo Spatial data applications (ex. User behavior extraction, user segment building, multi-data source user behavior combination, campaign target design, mobility data analysis, Telco data, GPS & IP data) - Understanding general user behavior, especially offline behaviors in comparison to online - Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, physics, econometrics or equivalent practical experience. - 5+ years of data engineering and/or software development experience. - English fluency and ability to communicate effectively with researchers, engineers, and business people - Strong programming experience in one or more of the following: Python, R, Scala, Java, C, C++ - Self-motivated and willingness to take challenges to new technologies, research problems and services - Passion for contributing to businesses by applying innovative solutions to real world problems - Development experience in Unix/Linux - Development experience in cloud platforms (ex. Azure, GCP, AWS) - Strong database fundamentals including SQL, performance and schema design. - Must have strong abstraction abilities and be able to create good logical data models. Desired Qualifications: - Publication record or patents in the areas of machine learning, data mining, Telco, Geo-Spatial related fields - Good knowledge of Big Data querying tools, such as Pig, Hive, and Spark SQL. - Experience of productizing research outcomes in an industry - Experience in distributed computing such as Spark and Hadoop - Knowledge and experience of Agile software development processes. - Special GEO/GIS data processing background will be a strong plus. - Experience in DevOps. - Knowledge of JSON, Avro, Parquet. - Experience with Big Data ML toolkits, such as: SparkML, Mahout, or H2O. Others Information: Additional information on Location Rakuten Crimson House #datascientist #engineer #technologyservicediv #Python In Japanese, Rakuten stands for ‘optimism.’ It means we believe in the future. It’s an understanding that, with the right mind-set, we can make the future better by what we do today. So we challenge ourselves to evolve, innovate and experiment, to create a better, brighter future for everyone. Today, our 70+ businesses span e-commerce, digital content, communications and fintech, bringing the joy of discovery to almost 1.3 billion members across the world. If you have any trouble logging in, please contact us here Rakuten Group, Inc.: [email protected] *Please read the Application Requirements(EN) / 募集要項(JP) before applying. Our Diversity & Inclusion Policy and Application Documents Rakuten’s corporate mission is to “contribute to society by creating value through innovation and entrepreneurship.” We foster a culture that provides equal opportunities to those who share this founding philosophy and take on the challenge to transform society, regardless of age, gender, nationality, or any other status. Diversity is one of Rakuten's core strategies and a driving force for innovation. Because of this, you are not required to submit any of the following information in order to apply for our job positions. - Gender - Age - Photo - Nationality* - Information not related to business, such as ideological beliefs, family structure, etc. * For legal compliance, we may ask you about your work eligibility. See the details


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