The Research Engineer will have the opportunity to carry out cutting edge research experiments, build distributed data mining technologies, and extract insights from our massive location data. Collaborating with our data scientists, this role makes great impact on both the fundamentals and end products of Placed’s industry leading location analytics.
For the right candidate this is an exciting greenfield opportunity to apply both their professional experience and relevant background to solve complex problems in the mobile space. This candidate should have a history of working with disparate data sources to stitch together precise results in an academic or production environment.
Ability to pull and extract insights from both structured and unstructured data to answer client specific questions
Experience working assisting research organizations in delivering against specific performance metrics, systematic improvements, research, and development
History of working across groups (ex. Engineering, Research, Client Services) to generate client deliverables
Working across disciplines and delivering against ad-hoc projects
B.S. in Computer Sciences, or related field
At least 2 years of experience in Data Mining, ideally with MapReduce
At least 2 years (recent) programming experience in a production environment
Proficiency in at least one scripting languages, such as Ruby or Python, and Linux operating system
Experience with Web app (Ruby on Rails) and mobile app (Android and iOS) is a plus