Taxonomist - Ads

Taxonomist - Ads
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This person will focus on the strategic planning, design, and implementation of taxonomies to help achieve goals for the Ads Taxonomy team, such as supporting the categorizing and labeling, machine learning and content understanding systems at Meta. The crux of this work is in developing, maintaining, growing a taxonomy for a complex, many-faceted product while integrating it into a broader taxonomy/ontology infrastructure. The work also includes following taxonomy management best practices, metadata and vocabulary standards, and building cross-functional relationships. The person in this role will be expected to be an experienced taxonomist able to quickly expand knowledge domains.
Taxonomist - Ads Responsibilities
  • Utilize industry best practices for taxonomy development and maintenance.
  • Consult with internal product partners to expand our taxonomy to support product and business goals while remaining faithful to underlying structures.
  • Help build out and establish a taxonomy program for Ads.
Minimum Qualifications
  • Experience communicating and presenting taxonomy principles and standards.
  • Experience with a variety of topic/domain types and complexity of taxonomies.
  • Experience building taxonomies for machine learning classification systems.
  • 3+ years of experience in developing taxonomies/or ontologies to support a variety of systems both for front-end and back-end use.
  • Experience with systems and business analysis.
  • Experience with evaluating and implementing taxonomies to support systems such as search systems, content management systems, digital asset management systems, or product classification.
  • Experience with developing complex taxonomies, thesauri, and ontologies.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master’s Degree in Library Science or Information Management
  • Experience with scripting language such as Python
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(Colorado only*) Estimated salary of $138,000/year + bonus + equity + benefits
*Note: Disclosure as required by sb19-085(8-5-20)
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