Data Engineer/Scientist Factual
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Do you know more languages than you can count on a single hand? Do you read wikipedia articles for fun in your spare time? Do you also like things to be cleanly structured and neatly ordered? At Factual, we need outstanding people to help solve the following problem: How to organize ALL of the world's data.
We're looking for fast-working, highly focused individuals with strong attention to detail and correctness, great organizational skills, and wide-ranging interests and areas of expertise.
Evaluate and judge algorithmically generated data and assess data quality.
Research and analyze data on the web, including finding and evaluating data sources and providing answers for specific data questions.
Research domain-specific data standards in a variety of subjects (eg.international points of interest, health, entertainment, education).
Apply data generation software and scripts.
Thoroughly document findings, assumptions, and conclusions.
Provide feedback and direction for data acquisition and scrubbing.
Author specifications to improve data processing and natural language processing, if appropriate.
The Ideal Candidate Would:
Have a degree in engineering, science, or linguistics.
Be eager to learn new tools and skills related to data and analysis.
Be able to propose out-of-the-box strategies based on insights about data.
Excellent web research skills.
Familiarity with multiple languages.
Experience with data curation.
Familiarity with Linux commands.
Regular expressions, XPath, or SQL.
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED
Factual is a location platform that enables personalized and contextually relevant mobile experiences by enriching mobile location signals with definitive global data. Factual's real-time data stack builds and maintains data on a global scale, with Factual's core Global Places data covering over 65 million local businesses and points of interest in 50 countries. Factual's platform also provides location based mobile personalization and ad-targeting solutions along with data cleaning and mapping services for business listings and points of interest.Investors: Andreessen Horowitz
, Index Ventures
, Miramar Venture Partners All Jobs: at Factual
|Headquarters:||1999 Avenue of the Stars 35th Floor|
Los Angeles, CA 90067
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