Facebook Advertising Optimization Researcher, New Grad in Menlo Park, California

Facebook was built to help people connect and share, and over the last decade our tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate with one another. With over a billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at Facebook offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.

This team is looking for candidates who are quantitatively and statistically trained, have excellent creative problem solving skills, excellent unstructured quantitative reasoning skills, and are good at communicating sophisticated ideas concisely. Mathematical and statistical knowledge can take many forms, and creative problem solvers can come from any industry, but the team is looking for someone who can express their insights and ideas in the language of mathematics and computational systems.

If you're the sort of person who enjoys reasoning about large and difficult problems, and wants to solve them in the real world, then we are interested in you!

This is a full-time position and is located in Menlo Park, CA.

Required Skills:

  1. Recommend and drive product changes based on robust analysis of user and advertiser behavior

  2. Work with select advertisers to do customized modeling and share resulting insights with Engineering teams

  3. Lead projects to improve quantitative understanding of the ads business throughout the company and the online advertising industry

  4. Manage multiple concurrent projects and drive initiatives in a cross-functional environment

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in quantitative field such as Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or Statistics.

  2. Demonstrated problem solving ability

  3. Experience communicating technically

  4. SQL, R, and statistical data analysis experience

  5. Knowledge of machine learning techniques and statistical modeling

    1. Experience in programming required

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Master’s degree

  2. Experience in C++/Java

Industry: Internet

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