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Funding1M-5M USD
IndustrySaaS, Search, Location, Enterprise, Semantic Web
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Senior Information Retrieval Engineer

at NewsCred in New York, NY   —   Jul 19, 2014   |  
We are looking for a senior engineer 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.

Our company is an engineer-focused business, and our core product (the NewsCred Platform API) uses advanced information retrieval technology to deliver superior results to our clients. We're looking for a senior engineer with information retrieval skills to work with our VP Engineering to build and grow our engineering efforts in NYC.
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 VP Engineering to drive the product strategy
You will help us innovate our product to help differentiate from competitors
Must have some work or research experience in the field of information retrieval or familiarity with Solr/Lucene.
Experience with Solr or Lucene (or information retrieval) is a must
Strong coding skills a must
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.
Competitive salary
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