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Machine Learning Engineer

Job Category:
Internet
Career Level:
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Job Type:
Full Time/Permanent
Positions:
1
Company Name:
Meetup
City:
New York
Country:
USA
Description:

Each month millions of people RSVP to hundreds of thousands of Meetups around the world. Activity on Meetup is growing faster than ever and by studying it, we’re learning how to help members find the Meetups that are right for them.

What the work looks like:

  • Improve the ways we collect and process data across the platform
  • Get your hands dirty with Hadoop, Hive and related technologies
  • Analyze, process and transform data, making it available to improve the product
  • Implement algorithms that need to scale to 100’s of requests a second
  • Collaborate with product to leverage data for a better user experience

Why you’ll want to work here:

  • The chance to work with large amounts of data and make a real difference
  • Work with new and exciting technology
  • Small, smart and focused team
  • We’re solving hard problems *and* making the world a better place 

What we want from you:

  • Background in machine learning, data mining and information retrieval
  • Experience writing production quality, performant code in at least one language
  • Good scripting skills and comfortable in the UNIX command line environment
  • Ideally, some functional and statistical programming experience (Scala, R)
  • Ideally, someone who’s performed research in a related field