Software Engineer - Machine Learning Data Science

  • New York, NY
  • Full-time

Job Description

                              Software Engineer - Machine Learning & Data Science

  • Be part of a team that’s truly passionate about Data Science & Machine Learning
  • Work at massive scales with exciting tech: Hadoop, Pig, NoSQL, Ruby, Scala and more
  • Build real software that supports more than 50M unique monthly users

Data is at the heart of everything we do at WhitePages
. We ingest billions of records every month from a variety of sources and organize that data into an intricate contact graph of names, phone numbers and addresses. This graph gives our users access to the most accurate & robust dataset of contact information in the US. Together with our cutting-edge Machine Learning and Search technologies, this powers a suite of Consumer and Enterprise products seen by over 50 Million unique users each month!

As an Engineer in Data Science
you will be instrumental in defining, driving and extending the vision for WhitePages data.  You’ll help us identify new ways to improve the value of our data by through freshness, accuracy, breadth, and depth. Together we’ll find new data sources and explore ways to develop and deliver exciting insights for our users.  You’ll be building the infrastructure that allows us to deliver data to our applications reliably, accurately, and at scale.

To succeed
in this Software Engineering role you will need strong skills coding in multiple modern languages such as Java, Ruby, Scala or C++. You’ll have a CompSci or related degree and commercial experience working as a software developer - preferably on large-scale or big data platforms. You’ll be able to demonstrate a true passion for (and understanding of) effective engineering, modeling, and analysis. Our ideal engineer will also have worked at scale with technologies like: MapReduce (Hadoop / EMR), Pig, Hive, NoSQL (HBase / Riak / MongoDB), Mahout, Lucene, Solr

Extra points for an advanced degree or experience with statistical modeling, inference or implementing machine-learning / data-mining technologies.

In return, WhitePages offers
you a truly unique and exciting opportunity to do meaningful work in Ruby and Scala within the Hadoop ecosystem. You’ll build real software operating at massive scale to produce insights that affect millions of users every single day. How many people can say that?!

APPLY NOW so we can start a conversation!

About us:

Started in 1997 from a Stanford dorm room, we’ve been profitable since day one and now serve over 50M unique monthly users. A top-40 web property, WhitePages is headquartered in the heart of downtown Seattle, but also has offices in NYC and Budapest. Our staff enjoy spectacular new offices, a fully stocked kitchen, weekly events (including catered lunch and happy hours), annual company trips and so much more!


We have strong company values and culture and would love to share why opportunity worth considering. We appreciate and respect diversity, and are an equal opportunity employer.

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