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Sr. Software Engineer, Washington, DC

Mc Lean, VA
Post #: 49
Want to work on a smart product development team with ambitious goals? Our Washington, DC based engineering team is developing a web based product platform that involves customizable sorting and ranking algorithms, natural language processing, statistics, data mining and semantic web technology. We are looking for someone with academic and/or professional experience working with one or more of these areas to help us to design and develop systems to solve hard problems. A M.S. or Ph.D. student focused in the areas of Natural Language Processing or Computational Linguistics would be ideal.

You will work across our entire technology stack and be fully responsible for what you build, from design to implementation to deployment to maintenance. You will write elegant, high performance, code every day. The ideal person would also be comfortable with front end and back end development. You will also have many opportunities to contribute to product strategy and vision. The right person would also be comfortable with front end and back end development.
Experience with any of the following: Cloudera, Hadoop, Hive, Hbase, Cascading
Experience with Cloud Computing
Experience with Lucene, Solr, or Sphinx
B.S. Computer Science. M.S. or Ph.D. a plus
Expert knowledge developing and debugging in Ruby on Rails, Python or Java and MySQL. We are currently working with Ruby on Rails with MySQL, but would prefer someone who is flexible.
A minimum of 3 years of programming experience, excluding classroom assignments.

100% sweat equity for now with potential for something more later.

About Us:
Washington, DC based stealth mode startup company that has plans to launch in early 2010. The team consists of experienced startup founders and has a culture is that is smart, creative, and focused.

Send a note to for more information. We will get you in touch with this team.
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