Where, Inc: Machine Learning Engineer

Posted by | January 13, 2011 | Web Pro Job Tips

Location: Boston, MA

URL: http://www.where.com

Where, Inc. is the developer and
publisher of the award winning location-based service WHERE® and the WHERE Ads™
Network. WHERE is a leading local search and recommendation service, helping
people discover the world around them and enabling local merchants to connect
with a local audience.
 
We are looking for world-class Big Data miners and Machine Learning
engineers.  The game is to dig into machine
learning and information retrieval opportunities from our ever-growing mountain
of hyperlocal data.   Help us discover
new products and services that will delight WHERE users and advertisers!
 
 The ideal candidate will have:
  • Leading edge experience in machine learning,
    information retrieval, and/or data visualization.
  • Very strong grasp of recommendation, clustering and
    classification algorithms and data structures (you know how to decide
    between Naïve Bayes classifier and K-Means clustering).
  • Command of your favorite programming language
    (preferably Java, Python, R).
  • Expertise in Hadoop, Lucene, NOSQL (HBase) and Cloud
    Computing is a huge plus.
  • Graduate degree in Computer Science – a relevant PhD is
    a definite plus!
  • Excellent communication skills.
 
This
is a full-time position, preferably based in Where’s Boston headquarters.  That said, remote work arrangements will be
considered for the right individual. 
 
We
pay competitively and our benefit plan is top-notch.  For consideration please forward your resumes
to where_jobs@Where.com. No phone
calls please.
 
Where
is an equal opportunity employer.
 

To apply: Send resume to where_jobs@where.com

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