Yummly

Yummly is looking for a Research Engineer/Scientist in Redwood City, CA. The post states, “Yummly is looking for a Research Engineer who is passionate about data. You will use techniques from machine learning, data mining, natural language processing, information retrieval, recommender systems, and computer vision to help us build systems that: Induce structured semantic representations of recipes from web pages, text, etc., including information that was not explicitly stated. Enable semantic search over these recipe representations. Recommend relevant recipes to a user based on their tastes and context.”

Qualifications for the position include: “B.S./M.S./Ph.D. in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, or related field. Extensive experience with machine learning, statistics, or data mining/analytics. Extensive experience with at least one of the following preferred: natural language processing, recommender systems, information extraction, information retrieval, computer vision, information visualization, or related field. Ability to quickly think through problems, test hypotheses, and prototype solutions. Expertise in a high-level programming language (Java, Python, Clojure, …). Ability to write production quality code. Experience with SQL. Experience with AWS, MapReduce/Hadoop, Solr preferred.”

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