Plista GmbH

plista is a pioneer when it comes to innovative solutions for native advertising and content distribution in premium environments. With its data-driven platform, the Berlin based company has been successfully bringing advertisers and media together since 2008 and is among the world's leading providers in its segment. With its proprietary real-time Recommendation Technology, plista is able to deliver both content and advertising that matches users’ individual interests – across all channels and devices.

Plista GmbH Berlin, Germany
05/06/2018
Full time
As a Machine Learning Engineer (m/f) at plista you will work on the optimization of our selfdeveloped recommender technology. We use a variety of different algorithms to recommend online newspaper articles and advertising. You will work with Apache Spark to structure the big data volume. In order to develop our technology further we cooperate with research facilities and universities. Our Open Recommendation Platform that we presented on many conferences gives scientist all over the world the chance to use our online data stream. YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES  Continuous optimization of the plista recommender technology and creation of new recommender algorithms wit Apache Spark (Cluster Computing Engine) Development of semantic recommenders and improvement of our text matching logic Development & Testing (offline & A/B tests) of quantitative models Collaboration with core engineers to realize models in large scale Testing of new database technologies and recommender frameworks Data analysis to support the decision-making process Collaboration with research facilities and universities YOUR PROFILE University degree in Computer Sciences, Mathematics, Machine Learning (minimum Bachelor, preferably Master degree) or comparable qualification Experiences in the field of Machine Learning Strong analytical skills Good knowledge in statistic tool(s) of your own choice (we use Shiny + R) Good programming skills Motivation to learn the ropes in Spark & Scala Motivation to do real-time A/B-tests as well as wokring on a dynamic system Fluent in English to communicate with your international colleagues Creativity, sense of responsibility and independent work style Programming skills in Scala preferable Experienced in working with big data volumes and relevant tools/methods (Spark, Map Reduce, Kafka ...) Preferable experience with relevant machine learning methods/algorithms such as LDA, Word2Vec, Matrix factorization, regression models, learning to rank OUR OFFER A committed and friendly team that is passionate about technology and media Fast decision-making processes and an open company culture Organizational mindfulness and a sustainable management Healthy team lunch, beverages and fresh fruit daily Company sports such as yoga & cross fit A family-friendly company with its own company daycare Company events and trips Great office in the heart of Berlin-Mitte with lots of space for creative work Excellent development and career opportunities We have caught your interest? Please send your application documents including your earliest possible start date and salary expectations. CONTACT Sarah Greiner-Miethe:  Human Resources plista GmbH Torstraße 33 – 35 10119 Berlin Phone  +49 30 4737537-0 Learn more about plista  h ere . .. APPLY NOW!