Several Opportunities in NYC - Well Known Start-Up

From: user 1.
Sent on: Tuesday, September 6, 2011 4:17 PM
Hello Everyone - I have several opportunities right now, basically looking for solid data engineers who want to work in environment where technology is the product and they'll be able to work and learn with people who are serious about development.  Let me know if you're interested, below are two job descriptions but I have others as well.  my contact information is at the bottom as well THANKS!
 

Data Engineer / Developer

Internet Company (Confidential)

A well known "start up" that's one of the top 50 most visited websites is looking for a software engineer well-versed in statistical analysis and algorithm design, ready to be let loose on many terabytes of data.



What you'll do:

  • Develop data analysis services that serve as the core of both internal analytics tools and user-facing features
  • Engineer the tools to categorize and recommend content, measure and predict user behavior, and more
  • Have extraordinary freedom in your choice of methodology and software as an early contributor to data mining work
  • Experiment with big data, big systems, and big challenges with an extraordinarily small and talented team


What we’re looking for:

  • Experience working with very large datasets of varied levels of structure
  • Proven experience building prediction and trending systems from scratch
  • Desire to apply academic knowledge in discrete mathematics to solve real-world problems
  • Smarts, humility, and equal willingness to learn and teach


Tools we like:

  • MySQL as well as NoSQL alternatives, judiciously applied
  • Hadoop, Pig, Hive, HBase
  • Python, Ruby, PHP, and plain-old C
  • Scribe and Flume
  • git and GitHub

Applications Engineer Developer PHP

Internet Company (Confidential)

A well known "start up" that's one of the top 50 most visited websites is looking for an application engineer ready to take ownership of entire projects.


What you'll do:

 

  • Write snappy code in languages new and old, interpreted and compiled
  • Work with the latest open-source projects for extreme scale and a few of our own
  • Experiment with big data, big systems, and big challenges with an extraordinarily small and talented team


What we’re looking for:

  • Experience with sites that rely on architecture beyond the basic LAMP stack
  • A passion for beautiful, pragmatic code and the ability to explain it plainly
  • As much strength in SQL as curiosity about non-relational alternatives
  • Smarts, humility, and equal willingness to learn and teach


Tools we like:

  • PHP5 and MySQL taken to their furthest extent
  • Python, Ruby
  • Memcached and Redis
  • Asynchronous services and queues
  • Varnish and HAProxy
  • git and GitHub
  • Hadoop, Pig, ZooKeeper, and other Java/JVM language projects
  • Amazon Web Services
 

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