Associate Data Scientist Manta
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED There's a world-class tech contender here in Columbus, Ohio. With the right chops, you can join the team at Manta and spend your days re-crafting how small businesses do business on the web. Manta's 30 million monthly visitors and 2-a-day releases will keep you on your toes and making a difference. So bring your big brain (both halves) to Manta and help us evolve the world's largest small business networking platform. Fast, lean, complex, collaborative, meaningful, measurable, and tangible-this is what innovation feels like.
Who is Manta:
Manta is the largest social media website dedicated entirely to small businesses.
Our website allows small businesses to 1) improve their online presence, 2) gain visibility with customers & prospects and 3) increase sales!
What you'll be doing:
Diving into the areas of machine learning, information extraction, search and retrieval, recommendation systems, and ad optimization.
You will work closely with a multi-disciplinary team of product managers, engineers, and analysts to define, collect, and apply your data-science ideas to improve user experience, optimize ad returns, and ensure better ROIs for our premium customers.
Work with unstructured, structured, and semi-structured data sources to identify and extract tangible product value that improves 1) user experience, 2) optimizes ad returns, and 3) provides better ROIs for our premium biz customers.
Hands-on data synthesis and development that will handle problems in the areas of machine learning, text mining, natural language processing, and big data.
An example of problems you?d be diving into includes ? data harvesting from external sources, data cleansing/curation, automatic classification, customer segmentation, spam/fraud detection, opinion mining, entity recognition and linking.
You must be passionate to build, deploy, and evaluate high-impact big-data algorithms.
What you need know:
Systems development experience in Java, Scala, .NET, C++ or any other OOP language
Equal appetite to design and develop both heuristic and statistical algorithms.
Experience with information retrieval and analysis libraries like Lucene and SOLR.
Experience with data mining toolkits like Weka, Mahout, R, and NTLK.
Familiarity with information extraction toolkits like GATE, LingPipe, and OpenCalais.
Scale big with Hadoop, HPCC, and MPP software stack.
Experience with Pig, Hive, HBase is a plus.
Experience with graph databases, graph algorithms is a plus.
MS in computer science, statistics, mathematics, or information science
What's in it for you:
Your work matters here! We're not making more money for an insurance company or a bank, but regular people making business decisions at their kitchen table... the work you do affects the small business owners and their families.
A career at one of THE most trafficked sites on the web today - Manta gets more traffic than Apple, CNN and the New York Times! Each month 30 million+ unique visitors come to the Manta site.
What's it like to work at Manta:
Up-beat, entrepreneurial environment where the norm is wearing jeans, t-shirts, and flip-flops every single day!
FREE Snacks! Healthy Hummus and carrot sticks - Red Licorice - Candy bars - AND bags of chips!
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