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<job> JAVA Machine Learning WEKA, Vopal, Wabbit Developer, NYC

From: molly m.
Sent on: Friday, February 19, 2010 2:35 AM
This is a contract-to-hire opportunity in NYC
Client needs someone who's strong in machine learning JAVA software development on a UNIX/Linux environment. They MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE USING MACHINE LEARNING TOOLS SUCH AS WEKA, Vopal Wabbit,

Here is the full job description:
Senior Software Engineer Company: an advertising startup
Location: New York, NY

Senior Software Engineer, machine learning & distributed computing experience, Java, OO, Linux

Please send resume in MS Word to molly [at] fremontconsulting.com; please mention specifically why there is a strong match!

We are a consulting and recruiting firm (Web: www.linkedin.com/in/fremontconsulting). Our client, an innovative advertising startup, is seeking a creative Senior Software Engineer with machine learning and distributed computing experience. Your role will be to help the development team in building a sophisticated online advertising metrics application. This is a hands-on position that requires extensive development for release in a production environment. The ideal candidate will have good analytical and troubleshooting skills, fluency in coding and excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities

  • MACHINE LEARNING TOOLS SUCH AS WEKA, Vopal Wabbit,
  • Work with an open/friendly team of engineers and research scientists
  • Contribute to product vision/direction
  • Create robust high-transaction production applications
  • Develop prototypes for research projects
  • Production application development based on research
  • Production software and environment troubleshooting
Requirements
  • MACHINE LEARNING TOOLS SUCH AS WEKA, Vopal Wabbit,
  • BS in Computer Science or a related field, MS preferred
  • Extensive experience with distributed software development
  • Data mining and predictive modeling skills
  • Strong OO knowledge
  • Expert in Java
  • Comfortable with distributed development environments and tools
  • Expert in the Linux/OS X command line
  • Proven list of shipped products
  • Solid math background
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Extensive experience with modern ML/NLP tools (WEKA, Vopal Wabbit) & extensive hands on coding experience.

Desired

  • Background in natural language processing NLP
  • Previous startup experience
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms
  • Exposure to popular open source machine learning tools
  • Data harvesting experience
  • Experience with search content classification or spam detection
  • Experience in the advertising industry particularly in optimization
  • Experience with non-relational NoSQL document oriented data stores
  • Understanding of Semantic Web nomenclature and related technologies
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