Senior Software Engineer (Spam and Fraud)
Eventbrite - San Francisco, CA

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We each pursue innovation for different reasons, but at Eventbrite we are united by a common goal. It's to enable the magic of live experiences, the energy of gathering people together around a common purpose, a shared interest, a mutual passion. We’re changing a stagnant industry that’s in great need of a shake-up and a wake-up. That’s why we’re here. That’s why we innovate.

Responsibilities

Build highly scalable systems that detect fraud and spam using classification, clustering, anomaly detection, etc.

Constantly improve datasets and features to improve classification accuracy

Integrate, filter, and aggregate data from various sources (e.g. MySQL, Hadoop, MongoDB, other third party API's)

Extract, cleanse, and prepare large data sets for statistical analysis, machine learning, data mining, mathematical modeling

Requirements

Excellent CS skills in Java, Python or other OOP language

Experienced in working with multiple databases and datastores (MySQL, HDFS, MongoDB, Cassandra, etc.)

Experienced in spam and fraud detection

Hadoop experience desired but not mandatory

Web development experience desired but not mandatory

Deep care for team play, collaboration, knowledge sharing

Deep care for test driven, agile, fault tolerant and highly scalable software development

Bachelor’s degree in a quantitative field (e.g. CS, Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics) with 6 years or MS with 4 years of industry experience