Principal Data Scientist

ShareThis, Palo Alto

Free share buttons and tools for your website or blog

ShareThis is a big data company that owns online behavior data of 1b+ users globally. We are developing an audience intelligence platform with cutting edge data science technologies. We are looking for innovative data scientists to join our exciting projects.

Your will drive the development of model building pipeline, feature generation, feature selection and model tuning. You will provide the vision of data science, and guide junior data scientists and engineers.

What You'll Need

  • PhD in a field related to data science, machine learning, or artificial intelligence
  • 10+ years of experience in applying machine learning algorithms
  • Deep understanding of machine learning algorithms, such as deep learning, GBM, SVM, etc
  • Extensive experience in feature generation, feature selection, and model tuning
  • Familiar with machine learning packages such as sci-kit learn
  • Fluent in Python

Nice to Have

  • Programming experience in Scala or Java
  • Experience with Spark, Spark ML, and PySpark
  • Experience with TensorFlow on Spark or H20 on Spark

About ShareThis

A pioneer in the industry, ShareThis believes the desire to share is rooted deep within human beings, reflecting passions, wants and lifestyles that are constantly fluctuating throughout the day, week and month. By identifying these human sentiments, ShareThis gains a better understanding of people, thus empowering a more personal and relevant internet experience. Due to the dynamic nature of humans, ShareThis recognizes the value of real time for publishers, advertisers or any data-driven business and has built a social data platform designed to process actual first-party data in actual real time. The ShareThis consumer engagement and sharing tools are used by three million publishers to drive engagement, traffic and personalization, capturing the widest and deepest sentiments of people across the internet. These sentiments flow into the ShareThis platform as terabytes of data that are processed daily to better understand people, making social data actionable for any business that requires a holistic view of people or customers. This understanding powers the ShareThis Real-Time Marketing (RTM) Engine, which targets constantly changing audience interests based on first-party sharing data and caters to their most relevant and recent affinities. RTM is the solution of choice for some of the world’s largest brands to activate audiences across all screens and digital ad formats.


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