We are looking for a back-end developer to join us at our fast paced, well-funded B2B startup in the online media space. Our clients are large media companies who use our Platform API to integrate high quality news and multimedia content into their sites. We are a technology-driven company and our core product uses information retrieval, machine learning and natural language processing techniques to deliver superior results to our clients. Our aim is to fundamentally transform the way in which news is delivered and consumed.
NewsCred connects publishers and brands with the world’s best journalism. We license, curate and syndicate full text articles, photos and video from sources like The Economist, The Guardian, Reuters and Forbes, helping our clients create customized content experiences to drive traffic and build new revenue. By fusing game-changing technology, premium content and a world-class editorial team, we’re reinventing news.
You will write code in either Python or Java
You will work closely with Solr and other parts of our technology stack
You will work with our Chief Architect to drive the product strategy
You will help us innovate our product to differentiate us from our competitors
Must be an excellent programmer.
Strong coding skills a must
Experience with Solr or Lucene (or information retrieval) is a plus
Experience with large datasets a plus
Experience with machine learning a plus (Mahout)
Experience scaling systems a plus
Experience with NO-Sql systems a plus
Experience with semantic analysis or Natural Language Processing a plus
Product Management skills a plus
Sense of humor a must
We don't care where you went to school as long as you are smart and ready to have fun and work hard.