Machine Learning Data Quality, Project Manager

Boston, MA

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Who We Are:

Wayfair’s Data Science team builds the algorithmic systems that drive our business, enhance customer experience, and improve customer loyalty. The Data Science Catalog team at Wayfair develops machine learning models to: (1) improve customer experience by accurately tagging products using multimodal data sources (image, text, categorical, numeric, etc.), (2) drive catalog and pricing strategy by powering comparisons between large numbers of products, and (3) solve the product cold-start problem to enable customers to find the best new products. 

Data science products are heavily reliant on the quality of training data. We are looking for an experienced technical project manager to establish and oversee the ecosystem for label data collection and data quality assurance.  

What You’ll Do:

  • Scope, develop, and operate data labeling projects that produce high-quality, ML-ready data sets.
  • Translate technical data labeling requirements into annotation guidelines.
  • Collaborate with data labeling vendor workforce to ensure execution aligns with guidelines.
  • Ensure accuracy, precision, time-to-delivery, speed and cost for data labeling projects.
  • Coordinate a variety of data operations projects between data science teams and data labeling vendors.
  • Assess labeling workforce quality and manage vendor relationships.
  • Workflow design to integrate data labeling into data science product life cycle.
  • Continuously improve quality and throughput of data labeling workflows.

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical field or related discipline preferred, relevant professional experience also considered
  • Experience building and/or QAing datasets
  • At least 2 years of experience with SQL, GBQ
  • Vendor management experience.
  • A passion for data and quality.
  • Strong analysis and troubleshooting skills.
  • Detail-oriented, is able to dive into the data for quality analysis.
  • An ability to learn quickly to understand and articulate new technologies and corresponding value propositions
  • Assertive, positive and effective communication skills – both written and oral – with considerable attention to detail and the ability to present and influence
  • Demonstrated problem-solving ability, particularly in complex technical situations
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast paced environment.

About Wayfair Inc.

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.

Job tags: Machine Learning ML SQL
Job region(s): North America
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