Algorithm Specialist

The Culture

This small but accomplished team is backed by the best and brightest in Denver and Boulder.  They’ve been at it as a team for more than three years and their future is bright.  These folks eat Big Data for breakfast (and perhaps some Froot Loops).  They are at the forefront of using Big Data to make people’s lives easier- and as such their market traction is strong.
The office is in central Denver, far too close to drinking establishments and restaurants- but if you simply can’t walk across the street to get a beer or lunch, you can go to the stocked fridge.  Joking aside- they take care of their people – no question about that.

Some highlights include:

  • Equity / Stock Options / opportunity to be an employee – owner
  • The benefits are unparalleled- 100% coverage for you and your family
  • An amazing vacation / PTO
  • A sincere and active interest in helping the Boulder and Denver startup scene thrive
  • Excellent compensation package
  • Super driven team that loves working on complex problems together

The Job

  • Help the team build fast, scalable APIs that make people’s lives easier (no, really)
  • Write amazingly fast, accurate algorithms like nobody’s business
  • System and software design, prototype and implement new features
  • Build automated unit and functional testing around features
  • Work as part of a team to solve difficult problems in and Agile environment

The Skills

  • Expert level Java Engineering skills- hand coding, please
  • Solid experience with computer algorithms and machine learning
  • Strong ability to work with large datasets
  • You love math and computer engineering
  • Experience with NoSQL or MySQL databases (HBase, Cassandra, MongoDB)
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Solid knowledge of Agile

The Nice-to-haves
Previous Experience with:

  • Running high volume services and distributed systems running on Amazon AWS
  • Hadoop
  • Data mining algorithms and tools
  • Startup experience

The Pay

  • 100- 135k base
  • Generous equity, 100% coverage of benefits, great vacation package