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From Marc Bir <>
Subject Job Offering - Spark/Scala - Orange County, CA
Date Sun, 26 Oct 2014 21:13:21 GMT

We are looking for experienced developers to join our growing startup in Orange County, CA.
 We are building a predictive analytics platform based on Spark.  This system is currently
in use solving real business problems.  If machine learning, scalability, Scala, or Spark
interest you then we should talk.

Marc Bir

Listing copied below:

Senior Analytics Engineer (Scala/Spark)
You will participate in the full engineering life-cycle, including designing, writing production
code, executing code reviews and collaborating with other engineers. This includes some green
field projects as well as incremental quality work on the core platform.  The ideal candidate
is a problem solver, likes math, and loves the challenges of big data.

Responsibilities include:
* Applying data-mining and machine learning techniques for a variety of business use cases.
* Designing and prototyping new approaches for handling large structured and unstructured
data sets.
* Coding in Scala, Java, and scripting languages such as Python or Ruby.
* Conducting design and code reviews.
* Interfacing with research, product management, and operations teams.

Core Requirements:
* Extensive experience programming in at least one of the following: Java, Scala, Clojure,
Haskell, C/C++
* Knowledge of a scripting language such as Ruby or Python
* Comfortable working in Linux-based platforms
* Embraces polyglot environments
* Understand the balance of business needs and elegant solutions
* B.S., M.S. or Ph.D. in Computer Science or equivalent work experience

* Knowledge of one or more of the following: data-mining, statistical analysis, information
theory, machine-learning, information retrieval, predictive modeling
* Interest/experience with Lambda Architecture
* Familiarity with cloud (AWS, RS, private cloud, etc)

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