As a Chief Discovery Officer you will have the role of improving by at least 10X everything our software does through the application/integration of AI and other APIs that can give us super powers. You will be the scientist onboard that is exploring all the cool stuff and figuring out how to leverage it to accelerate our progress.
It would be ideal is you have industry/academic experience working on a range of classification and optimization problems. More specifically: text/sentiment classification, and collaborative filtering/recommendation. Your job will involve taking these skills and applying them to have our chat algorithm learn from human responses and initiate a self-learning loop.
MS degree in Computer Science or related quantitative field with 5 years of relevant experience or Ph.D degree in Computer Science or related quantitative field
Experience in one or more of the following areas: machine learning, recommendation systems, pattern recognition, large-scale data mining or artificial intelligence.
Proven ability to translate insights into business recommendations
Experience with Hadoop/Hbase/Pig or Mapreduce/Sawzall/Bigtable
Expert knowledge developing and debugging in C/C++ and Java
Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Python, PHP, and shell scripts
Experience with filesystems, server architectures, and distributed systems a plus