Principal Engineer, Advertising Technology
ShareThis - Palo Alto, CA

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ShareThis promotes sharing of interesting content among users connected by a social graph and shared interests. We are able to accumulate significant data on sharing behavior, providing insights on interests, and influence circle of users. We have experienced significant growth both in adoption by site publishers and share actions by users. Over 2+M sites have incorporated the ShareThis widget driving 20 billion+ page views monthly.

Job Function:
Research and develop optimization algorithms in ShareThis biding platform.

Leverage the ShareThis Big Data to understand the performance characteristics

Implement ML model(s) and quickly iterate.

Write production code in Java.

Experience with Search/Display Advertising with emphasis on optimization.

Experience in data mining/ machine learning techniques to understand user behavior.

Good understanding of algorithms, statistical techniques, data structures & performance optimization techniques.

Experience with big data using Hadoop and no-SQL technologies.

MS/PhD Computer Science or related field and at 2-5 years of industry experience.

Excellent programming skills in Java and scripting language

Excellent communication skills and energetic!