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WhitePages: Software Engineer – Machine Learning, Data Science


Be instrumental in defining, driving and extending the vision for WhitePages data and help identify new ways to improve the value of our data by through freshness, accuracy, breadth, and depth.



WhitePagesCompany: WhitePages
Location: New York, NY
Web: www.whitepagesinc.com

 

 

Summary:

  • Be part of a team that's truly passionate about Data Science & Machine Learning
  • Work at massive scales with exciting tech: Hadoop, Pig, NoSQL, Ruby, Scala and more
  • Build real software that supports more than 50M unique monthly users

Data is at the heart of everything we do at WhitePages. We ingest billions of records every month from a variety of sources and organize that data into an intricate contact graph of names, phone numbers and addresses. This graph gives our users access to the most accurate & robust dataset of contact information in the US. Together with our cutting-edge Machine Learning and Search technologies, this powers a suite of Consumer and Enterprise products seen by over 50 Million unique users each month!

As an Engineer in Data Science you will be instrumental in defining, driving and extending the vision for WhitePages data. You'll help us identify new ways to improve the value of our data by through freshness, accuracy, breadth, and depth. Together we'll find new data sources and explore ways to develop and deliver exciting insights for our users. You'll be building the infrastructure that allows us to deliver data to our applications reliably, accurately, and at scale.

To succeed in this Software Engineering role you will need strong skills coding in multiple modern languages such as Java, Ruby, Scala or C++. You'll have a CompSci or related degree and commercial experience working as a software developer - preferably on large-scale or big data platforms. You'll be able to demonstrate a true passion for (and understanding of) effective engineering, modeling, and analysis. Our ideal engineer will also have worked at scale with technologies like: MapReduce (Hadoop / EMR), Pig, Hive, NoSQL (HBase / Riak / MongoDB), Mahout, Lucene, Solr.

Extra points for an advanced degree or experience with statistical modeling, inference or implementing machine-learning / data-mining technologies.

In return, WhitePages offers you a truly unique and exciting opportunity to do meaningful work in Ruby and Scala within the Hadoop ecosystem. You'll build real software operating at massive scale to produce insights that affect millions of users every single day. How many people can say that?!

_Contact_:
APPLY NOW at whitepagesinc.com/about/careers.html to start a conversation!

Join the WhitePages Team!

WhitePages started in 1997 from a Stamford dorm room, our revenue has grown every year since. We are now the leading provider of contact information for people and businesses in the US, with over 50M unique monthly users and powering over 2B searches per year. Our suite of includes a top-40 website, popular Mobile apps with over 9 million active users and a broad range of Enterprise Solutions for identity verification and fraud prevention.

We value working in small, empowered teams with the best people. Our staff enjoy spectacular offices, a fully stocked kitchen, weekly events (including catered lunch and happy hours), annual company trips and so much more! If you strive for excellence, and would like to contribute in important ways to a powerful service used by millions of people every day, then please contact us right away.

For more information, please visit www.whitepagesinc.com


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