Software Engineer (Data) Factual
We're looking for a fast-working multi-tasker with good attention to detail that has both experience with and passion for large data.
Research and analyze data on the web.
Evaluate and judge algorithmically generated data and assess data quality.
Curate data schemas.
Aggregate, clean, and merge data.
Generate, maintain, and operate the curation software and scripts.
Find and follow URL patterns using regular expressions.
Author CSS and XPath selectors.
Write automation scripts.
The Ideal Candidate Would:
Have a degree in engineering, science, or linguistics.
Be eager to learn new tools and skills related to data and scripting.
Be able to propose out-of-the-box strategies based on insights about data.
Desired Skills (at least three of the following):
Proficient in a language such as C++, Java, Python, Ruby, Perl.
SQL and/or Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) frameworks.
HTML DOM/XPath and/or Regular expressions.
Speaks multiple languages.
Experience with data curation.
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
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