We are looking for an individual who enjoys building and shipping code as an engineer, first and foremost, but also enjoys prototyping new product ideas leveraging natural language processing, information retrieval, and machine learning skills. You are a fit if you enjoy experimenting with a large text corpus, innovating new product concepts, and ultimately packaging and shipping your work.
In the past two years, our customer base, comprising of marketing, information services, and knowledge management professionals, have curated millions of pieces of content through our complex content procurement and processing pipeline. We release new code many times a day, and have fun continually optimizing and enhancing our product. As a start-up, we need someone who can match the high energy and enthusiasm of our team.
Technologies in our stack include Linux, Django, Python, git, MySQL, jQuery, Sphinx, and memcached.
Prototyping concepts and working with engineering team to see them through deployment.
Suggesting new product concepts.
Optimizing machine learning algorithms through iterative experimentation and parameter tuning.
Architect, build and maintain flexible and highly scalable web applications
Participate in the full engineering life cycle from design through implementation and deployment.
Think in terms of the end-user and design accordingly
Actively contribute to product design and feature selection discussions
Research experience with natural language processing (NLP), information retrieval, machine learning or related fields.
Strong software development skills, preferably with web applications.
Versatile attitude towards technology -- ready and willing to learn and grow on the job.