Data Scientist
Grooveshark - Gainesville, FL

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Grooveshark's Gainesville operation is seeking rockstar data scientists to mine through terabytes of user data and help make logical sense of it all. We have a gold-mine of data - we need gold-miners!

At Grooveshark, we believe everyone should have access to the music they love. You will be joining a dedicated, energetic team of people who are looking to change the face of the music industry and who wholeheartedly support open music. We want passionate individuals who believe in our mission and who will contribute new and creative solutions to our cause.

THE JOB:
Extract insights about users' usage patterns to help drive development decisions and evaluate both live and in-development products/features

Create and improve data-related features, such as the search engine, recommendations, etc.

Business intelligence: help project and optimize our advertising inventory and subscription plans, as well as providing consumer intelligence for our artist and brand partners

THE PERSON:
Advanced degree in (or an intimate understanding of) statistics, comp. sci. with an emphasis on machine learning, or a related field

Extremely strong critical thinking skills

Dedication to quality over quantity

Capable of getting a job done individually, but posessing the mindset of a team player

BONUS POINTS:
Experience with natural language processing or MIREX-related audio processing tasks

Experience with experimental design

Experience with Hadoop/Hive, LAMP stack, HTML/CSS

The Perks:
Flexible Schedule

Stock Options

Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

Sound Bites Cafe - Eat breakfast, lunch and dinner for free at Grooveshark’s in-house restaurant. Vegetarian and Vegan options available

Laundry Services - Free drop off laundry and drycleaning

In-House Masseuse - Melt your stress away with free onsite massages.

Free Haircuts

Private Artist Sessions - From the smallest local bands, to the biggest main stage names, we like to bring artists to the office to show them what Grooveshark is REALLY all about!

Tickets to shows, concerts and events

Recreation Space - When you’re ready to take a break from your busy work day you'll find a full jam room, a video game room containing every console you could ever want, an analog game room with all sorts of board games, ping pong, a bean bag pit, and much more!

Shark+ Deals - In an effort to support local businesses and reward our employees, Grooveshark has teamed up with companies all around Gainesville to offer discounts at many different types of establishments

About Grooveshark:
Grooveshark is an ecosystem that brings together music fans, bands, music labels, and brands. With more than 20 million users sharing over 15 million files, Grooveshark is one of the largest on-demand music services on the Internet. Along with providing free streaming music for our users, Grooveshark is also an instrument for artists, labels, and brands to develop new revenue sources from their music.

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