Akanoo: Sr. Software Engineer – Data Mining Scientist

Explore a dynamic, young business, work alongside bright minds, research and develop predictive models, and optimize algorithms for behavioral on-site targeting.

Akanoo Company: Akanoo
Location: Hamburg, Germany
Web: www.akanoo.com

Are you filled with ambition and ideas? You're looking to explore a dynamic, young business, work alongside bright minds and overcome new challenges every day? Akanoo is the place for you.

What you get to do:
  • Explore millions of records, research and develop predictive models and optimize algorithms for behavioral on-site targeting
  • Implement these models and algorithms, leveraging cluster computing
  • Work with our Account Management and Sales teams to understand client goals, and work with Engineering team to turn research into products
  • Opportunity to work in a uniquely high-scale business with millions of targeting opportunities a day to score for response prediction
  • Ability to be a factor in a business where for a data scientist a 10% algorithm improvement can mean 10% incremental revenues

What you bring to the role:
  • MSc minimum / Ph.D. desired in Computer Science, Statistics, Operations research or related fields and 1+ years experience in data mining and machine learning on large amounts of data
  • Strong candidates with a BSc and relevant work experience are also welcome
  • Understanding of targeting and personalization
  • Background in Data Mining, machine learning, and statistical analysis with a minimum of 2 relevant projects in same
  • Passion for large-scale data analysis and a talent for identifying key insights from data
  • Hands-on experience with Machine Learning techniques, such as logistic regression, sequential pattern mining, clustering and decision trees
  • Structured thinker that can articulate thoughts clearly, both written and orally
  • Proficient software development and programming skills using Java and or Groovy/Scala and scripting languages

We hope to fill a full time position at a competitive salary starting immediately.

Send your application to hi@akanoo.com