Data Mining Engineer AnchorFree
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AnchorFree believes in placing consumers in control of their personal information online. The company?s mission is to enable secure access to the world?s information for an addressable market of 5 billion people who access the Web through computers or mobile devices. AnchorFree does this through Hotspot Shield, the world?s most popular app for safe browsing. Hotspot Shield secures all Internet communications, protects the user?s identity online, and provides universal access to all Internet content.
Hotspot Shield has been downloaded more than 150 million times and is the number one security app on the iPhone. Hotspot Shield has over 100 million monthly user sessions. Securing over 4 billion pages per month for its users, AnchorFree is ranked among the top 50 online destinations as far as total traffic (by Quantcast).
AnchorFree is funded by blue chip investors that include: Goldman Sachs, Bert Roberts (former chairman and CEO of MCI), Doug Maine (former CFO of IBM); Esther Dyson, Subrah Iyar (founder of WebEx), Greg Coleman (former president of Huffington Post), Rick Roth (former CEO of OgilvyAction). AnchorFree is located at the heart of Silicon Valley - Mountain View, CA. The office contains a gym, foosball, a pool table, ping pong, free food and drinks.
Are you interested in developing algorithms that increase relevancy of the content offered to the free users while respecting their privacy and anonymity? Would you like to impact millions of users world-wide? If you're an engineer who is passionate about data, quality, results, and innovation; if you have experience applying information retrieval, natural language processing, or machine learning techniques to solve practical business problems; if you are a creative problem-solver; if you build prototypes for breakfast, then we want to hear from you!
Work on cohort analysis of data
Develop and optimize real-time content analysis tools to increase relevancy of offered content
Work on extraction of valuable information from the data warehouse
Analyze usage patterns to enable product and engineering to work on increasing user retention
Apply state of the art machine learning algorithms to improve user experience and business results
Practical knowledge and understanding of the state of the art data-mining and machine-learning techniques
Extensive experience programming on Unix Platforms
Good knowledge of the LAMP stack
Experience working in startups and small team environments
A track record of delivering quality bug-free code on schedule
Masters degree in computer science (machine learning) with 3+ years of relevant industry experience
Preferable Job Qualifications:
Industry experience, especially in a consumer internet or online advertising related setting
Experience with natural language processing, contextual analysis, keyword extraction, summarization
Experience with OSS learning packages like Mahout, scipy, weka, etc.
Knowledge of Perl, Python or other scripting languages
Experience with searching and indexing
Compensation and Benefits:
Highly competitive salary
Excellent employee stock option plan
Relocation assistance available
Free food and drinks
Foosball, Small gym and showers, Pool table, Table Tennis
FREE Medical, Dental and Vision
Easy Access to Caltrain and Light Rail (free pass)
New Laptop (mac or pc) and Monitor
Employee discounts on HP, Apple and Verizon
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