Software Engineer, Data Science / Machine Learning
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Type: Full Time
Min. Experience: Experienced
Backplane is seeking a software engineer passionate in data science and machine learning to work on improving Backplane's user experience and to help us build out our analytics and predictive analytics platforms.
The ideal candidate would have:
BS or greater in Computer Science with a strong knowledge in statistics. Concentrations related to machine learning are a plus.
Expert knowledge of Python, Ruby, or a related scripting language (Python preferred).
Experience with Hadoop and Pig a plus.
Experience with a wide array of databases including SQL and NOSQL solutions (MongoDB, Redis, and MySQL preferred).
Experience with D3 and visualizations is not necessary, but definitely a plus.
An ability to stay focused on projects working alone or with teams.
A strong desire to build cool products and get stuff done while keeping the big picture in mind.
An always up-to-date knowledge of best practices and new ideas in the fields of machine learning and data science.