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Data Mining Scientist – Videology, Baltimore, MD

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If you have a passion for data and want to work with a talented, motivated, fast-growing, and fun team, this might be the right place for you.

 

Designation – Data Scientist

 

Location – Videology

 

About employer –  

Videology is a leading technology company in the digital advertising industry. Our mission is to provide our clients with the ability to target their advertisements to exactly the right person. We achieve this objective by collecting massive amounts of data from diverse sources, and solving a large-scale dynamic, online optimization problem. Our Research and Development (R&D) group – which is responsible for creating the machine learning and optimization algorithms that power all aspects of our business – is currently looking to hire a Data Mining Scientist to help design, implement, and curate the next generation of our predictive technologies. www.videologygroup.com

 

Responsibility –

 

  • Research, design, and develop new predictive technologies to help Videology leverage its data to support Videology’s business.
  • Work independently and take ownership of existing and new projects through their life cycle.
  • Support Videology’s ongoing research into ad network optimization
  • Support existing predictive modeling and optimization technologies.
  • Work closely with Software Development and Product Management teams to implement and deploy research systems.
  • Help with ad-hoc data analysis needs from other business units

 

Recommended Work Experience –

 

  • B.S/M.S/Ph.D. in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, Statistics, Operations Research or related fields.
  • 0-3 years of experience in machine learning in an academic or industrial setting.

 

 

Skills required:

 

  • Strong knowledge of state of the art machine learning techniques, including but not limited to maximum entropy modeling, graphical models, association rules, and techniques for online learning and clustering.
  • Proficiency in at least one programming language such as Scala/Python.
  • Proficiency in at least one statistical modeling environment, such as R.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced work environment
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully work independently and collaboratively.
  • Experience with or ability to get up to speed quickly on SQL/Hadoop/Map-reduce a plus.
  • Practical knowledge of statistics, e.g. hypothesis testing, experimental design a bonus.

 

Contact:
Please submit a resume and a cover letter to careers@videologygroup.com including the position you are applying for (“Data Mining Scientist”) in the subject line.

4 Comments

  • Venu says:

    I wonder whether this sort of overseas job advertisement is pertinent for the people in India who do not have much analytic experience in business environment. Because overseas employers might not be happy to deal long visa process. Perhaps Indian employers may be interested. Though I’m not quite sure whether it is right. But that’s my thought anyway.

    • Kunal Jain says:

      Venu,

      Fair suggestion. We get a significant traffic from outside India. The idea was that people outside India might be interested in these jobs. We are adding location based filters in the portal we are developing so that you can filter out basis your preference (Oops I leaked it!). This functionality will be rolled out next month.

      Hope that is fine.

      Regards,
      Kunal

      • dheeraj says:

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