Data Mining & Machine Learning Research Engineer
Ask Ziggy, Inc - Rocklin, CA

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Machine Learning
Ask Ziggy, Inc. – Rocklin, CA

Ask Ziggy works with clients to optimize messaging to customers by getting to know their customers’ behaviors and pushing messages at the right time. At Ask Ziggy you will be working to enhance our patented Analytic platform and work with our clients in the wearable and device OEM space using supervised and unsupervised machine learning, data mining, social network analysis, and modeling to provide customized domain-aware agents that deliver content naturally and efficiently with their users.

Top Reasons to Join Us:

  • Competitive Bay Area Salary at Sacramento cost of living with stock options
  • Great benefits, including a comprehensive health care plan
  • A 401K plan
  • Paid time-off
  • Free 9 hole miniature golf in the atrium
  • Plenty of snacks and drinks in the company lounge

Responsibilities:

  • Build mathematical models and automated machine learning tools to analyze user behavior, providing actionable insights in real time
  • Design and implement statistical tests to verify the models
  • Collaborate with NLP Scientist on data selection, preprocessing and formatting for analysis

Requirements:

  • Ph.D. or M.Sc. with production experience in Applied Math, Statistics, Computer Science, or related field
  • Strong background in statistical or mathematical modeling
  • Strong analytical and quantitative problem solving ability
  • Solid understanding of statistical modeling / predictive analysis
  • / machine learning / data mining / recommender system concepts
  • Expert with R, MATLAB, SAS or equivalent
  • Good presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to prioritize and track multiple projects in parallel

Desired:

  • Both the independence to contribute to design decisions and the ability to implement software designs on a deadline
  • Excellent multitasking, troubleshooting, and communication ability
  • Expertise programming in one or more of F#, C#, Java, C++, Python, Scala
  • Experience of Hadoop, Hive and Map/Reduce programming

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