Think you've got what it takes to build large-scale, distributed systems that can analyze and crunch tons of mobile phone location data every day? Sense Networks is where you'll have a chance to prove it!
Sense Networks is a fast growing startup at the exciting intersection of mobile, big data, and predictive analytics. Co-founded by world-renowned computer scientists from MIT and Columbia University, we're pushing the boundaries of the mobile field. Our team of expert engineers and scientists have developed a unique approach to targeting and audience segmentation, based on years of research in large-scale mobile data predictive analytics, which we're using to build innovative products that will transform the mobile advertising market space. Our state-of-the-art ad targeting platform enables us to precision-target ads to mobile users based on where they've been - and where we predict they're going to be!
You can read more about us at: http://www.sensenetworks.com/media-center/
Our engineering team is small, smart, and fast, and you'll have an opportunity to work alongside expert and experienced scientists and software engineers from some of the world's top universities and the industry's most successful startups.
Sense Networks is based in the Flatiron District of New York City and is backed by Intel Capital and Javelin Venture Partners. Our startup has been featured in The New York Times, GigaOM, CNN Money, Business Week and numerous other industry publications. We offer a competitive salary, full medical/dental/vision benefits, 3 weeks vacation, and other benefits and perks.
NOTE: Local (New York metro area) candidates only please!!! (Also: direct hire candidates only. No recruiters or agencies.)
We're looking to hire a talented Junior Engineer to add to our growing team. You'll have the opportunity to work in an exciting, fast-paced, and growing startup environment, working with cutting-edge "big data" and "NoSQL" technologies like Hadoop, Hive, Redis, and other "Internet scale" tools. You'll also learn about the processing, analysis, and visualization of complex mobile location data, as well as the latest trends in the hot, new mobile advertising market.
The ideal candidate:
has a passion for writing code
loves tackling interesting technical challenges
is excited by the challenges of working "at Internet scale"
is always looking to learn new technologies
has a strong interest in learning and working with mobile / location-based data
thrives in a small, fast-paced environment where you "wear lots of hats"
Entry level candidates are OK, but must be able to demonstrate strong tech skills.
Strong computer science knowledge/background
Demonstrated proficiency in writing smart (but clean!) code - in the quickest way that gets the job done! (Java experience preferred)
Proficiency working in a Unix/Linux environment
Knowledge/experience with any of the following are a big plus:
programming with location-based (geospatial / spatiotemporal) data
working in a virtual/cloud server environment (e.g., Amazon EC2, Rackspace, Slicehost, Linode, etc.)
ther "big data" / "NoSQL" or large-scale / distributed systems
some background in statistics and / or experience with machine learning techniques
Master's degree in Computer Science (or related technical/engineering field) strongly preferred, but will also consider exceptionally strong candidates with B.S. degree