Chief Data Scientist Flurry
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Flurry is one of San Francisco's hottest start-ups, with offices in New York, London and Mumbai. The company is backed by tier 1 investors including Draper Fisher Jurvetson, InterWest Partners, Union Square Ventures, Menlo Ventures, First Round Capital and Draper Richards. Within a few short years, Flurry has become the leader in mobile analytics and advertising. We track over 40 billion user sessions each month, while serving more than 70,000 mobile app developers and over 190,000 mobile applications across the iOS, Android, HTML5, Blackberry, and Windows Phone 7 platforms.
As the Data Scientist, you will report directly to the Chief Architect. You will be responsible for:
Developing and testing hypotheses across all functional areas at Flurry
Researching and applying multidisciplinary techniques, findings and approaches to Flurry problems
Designing, implementing and analyzing algorithms which substantially impact multiple Flurry products
Leading development of prototypes and guiding solutions into production
Establishing Flurry?s strategic research roadmap
Serving as a primary person to consult on complex issues, contributing key ideas
Growing and leading the research group
PhD in computer science or related field (or equivalent experience)
Obsession with data and system improvement, tempered with pragmatic ability to prioritize
Must have experience in the design and prototyping of machine learning algorithms
A thorough knowledge of underlying machine learning theories
Proven research background, in academic or industrial work, with an emphasis on delivering research that has a critical impact on multiple projects
Awareness of business objectives and ability to apply this understanding to recommend and implement product development for difficult and complex technical issues
Comfort working within a modern engineering environment (Linux, system architecture, Java, Linux, MySQL, multithreaded programming).
Ability to script experimental solutions and use off-the-shelf statistical analysis tools
Ability to quickly prototype experimental solutions and develop robust, maintainable production systems
Strong results driven personality , with a high level of enthusiasm, energy and confidence
Excellent analytical, communication, organizational and presentation skills
Managerial skills: hire, train and mentor research team
Ability to demonstrate flexibility and integrity : be able and willing to work on a ?hands on?, independently or with a small team providing leadership
Experience working at a growth-stage startup company
Familiarity with Hadoop and related subprojects (MapReduce, HBase, Mahout, etc.)
Industry experience with large scale algorithm challenges in the consumer Internet space
Experience with the iPhone, Android or other mobile application platforms
Experience as a research team lead for teams of at least 3-4 researchers
Experience building highly scalable and reliable Java applications.
Flurry welcomes and encourages applicants regardless of age, gender, disability, race or national ancestry, veteran or marital status, or sexual orientation.
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