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Senior Engineer - Recommendation Engineneeded in New York

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Developer opportunity in New York
GREAT PAY! BENEFITS! AND Fabulous working environment... Take the first step to the Best job of your life!
email judy.schreck@cdicorp.com

You will own the recommendation engine product for a fabulous start-up in New York City, building on the current meta data based system, to incorporate user behavior for personalized recommendations. You will participate in the engineering agile life-cycle, including designing distributed systems, writing production code and conducting code reviews.

Responsibilities
- Develop the data processing backend for the recommendation engine
- Design and evaluate novel approaches for recommender algorithms
- Work with large unstructured and structured data sets (user data and feeds)
- Interface with product management and business teams
- Perform large-scale data analysis and mathematical modeling

Requirements
- B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
- Strong background in machine learning
- Experience with distributed systems
- 3+ years’ experience in developing highly scalable systems
- Strong experience developing in Scala, C/C++, Java and/or Python

Desired
- Experience with Hadoop, Pig or other MapReduce-based architectures
- Scala
- MongoDB
- Be an avid reader of books


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