Staff Research Scientist / Lead Research Scientist
Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
This role needs an effective mix of technical product management skills with research skills and mathematical creativity. Foursquare's core technology is based around location intelligence, machine learning, and a combination of data science and big data engineering.
There are several industry problems where we work on the cutting edge. As a research science lead on this team, you will be in the role of an ideator and driver, working on problems in snap-to-place, geodata, and other areas. You will work closely with engineers and data scientists, as well as with the product org and across teams to design, solve problems, and identify opportunities to drive value into our products.
This role requires a strong background in applied machine learning and data science; we need someone who can apply modern methodologies when needed and also knows when to keep things simple.
This role reports directly to the Senior Director of Engineering and Data Science and will have an impact on multiple product lines. In addition to a quantitative background and domain expertise, we will be looking for somebody with excellent communication skills and the ability to present and explain to an audience.