About the Customer
The Customer provides business data enrichment with unprecedented coverage of private companies, accurate classification and in-depth insights based on real-time updates, for procurement, insurance, market intelligence and more.
About the Project
We are seeking a Big Data Developer to join our friendly team of experts. Your mission will be to improve the overall quality, width and depth of the data collected on companies worldwide.
Mine and analyze data from across the web
Assess the effectiveness and accuracy of new data sources and data gathering techniques
Develop custom data models and algorithms to apply to text datasets
Use predictive modeling to increase and optimize data extraction and data quality at ingestion and post-processing
Develop the company's A/B data testing framework and test the quality of the data continuously
Develop processes and tools to monitor and analyze model performance and data accuracy.
Prototype quickly to solve thorny use cases, without getting stuck in theory, as we're prone to shipping early and often
Write well-designed, testable, efficient code
Identify areas of opportunity and improvement
Experience using statistical computer languages, preferably Scala (or R, Python, SQL, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from (very!) large data sets
Expertise working with and creating data architectures (Spark, Cassandra)
Knowledge of advanced statistical techniques and concepts (regression, properties of distributions, statistical tests and proper usage, etc.) and experience with applications
High speed and uncompromising quality in your work
A growth mindset, able to capitalize on unprecedented contexts through your skills and abilities
An appetite to grapple with a variety of technical challenges
The ability to quickly and effectively evaluate technical tradeoffs and translate them into relevant scenarios
Nice to Have:
Any knowledge of machine learning techniques (clustering, decision tree learning, artificial neural networks etc.) and their real-world advantages/drawbacks