Data Scientist

for AppLovin in Palo Alto, CA

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Skills:
Java Scala Python R SQL Matlab Perl MapReduce Awk Grep 
Location:
Palo Alto, CA
Area Code:
650 
Travel Req:
none 
Telecommute:
no 
Pay Rate:
DOE 
Tax Term:
FULLTIME 
Length:
 
Posted:
7-18-2014 
Position ID:
507879 
Dice ID:
90696385 

Join AppLovin's team to scale mobile advertising to billions of users a day. We empower brands to leverage mobile as the advertising mediumto connect with their consumers across all devices.  We're looking fordata scientists who can turn a huge amount of data to gold by usingcutting-edge data mining and machine learning algorithms.

Computer science, statistics, and applied maths are the most important components of your skills. You love reading papers and coding. You areeager to use your coding skills to hack in a Big Data scenario, whichmeans you not only use off-the-shelf tools, but you also will need toimplement algorithms from ground up for performance and scalability.You may also collaborate with data engineers for data engineering workitems.

Our stack includes clusters of Vertica, Spark, Hadoop, and Terabytesof data flowing thru it every day.

What You'll Do

  • As a data scientist you will have control over what problem you attack, and you will do ground-breaking work in several areas including: Optimization problems Machine Learning / Prediction Streaming Data processing / Time Series analysis Clustering Recommendation Systems

You:

  • Love to analyze data, solve problems, develop models and build stuff
  • MUST have strong programming and natural language processing (NLP) skills - Java/C or Python
  • Know how to wield the right tools to tame data: R, SQL, Matlab, Perl, MapReduce, Awk and even Grep.
  • Have a Ph.D or equivalent experience in one of the following areas: Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science, Mathematics or Physics

The Perks:

  • Free medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Daily lunchesFully stocked kitchen
  • Free public transitFree laundry service
  • Free gym membership
  • Stock Options & 401k matching
  • Fun company parties and events
  • Autonomy to make decisions in a rapidly growing company
  • Unlimited vacation policy - work hard and take time when you need it
Amery Zhen
AppLovin
Palo Alto, CA 94301