13th June 2019 at 2:04 pm #23019
Job Spec: Talented Data-Scientist Developer for a Better World
Want to make a better world? We’re hiring a data-science-savvy developer to work on machine learning / AI that raises money for charity and empowers internet users.
Salary: £30,000 – £45,000 depending on experience + share options
Flexible working and part-time / job-share options are available.
This is an exciting chance to apply cutting-edge machine learning / AI / data-science work in a worthwhile way, working with a top team.
About Good-Loop Ltd
Good-Loop takes money from advertisers, and gives it to charities.
But Good-Loop is not itself a charity: we do this by making ads more effective, and we make a healthy profit on each ad. We are turning ads from a nuisance to be blocked, into a shared positive moment which funds social and environmental good. We also believe in treating internet users fairly, empowering them to be partners in the advertising and data ecosystem. Clients include Unilever, Kit-Kat, and Pepsi and we’re on track to over £1m in ad spend this year.
About the Job
Key tasks are:
Predicting prices on the ad-exchange.
Optimising our performance in ad-placement and bidding for media space.
Extracting useful profile data from unstructured text and activity.
Presenting data back to users.
Digital advertising creates a lot of data. This role will lead on making that valuable to the company, thereby enabling us to achieve more.
You’ll be working with a world-class team: Dr Daniel Winterstein, an expert in applied AI, and Amy Williams, an international award winning entrepreneur, plus the rest of our great team. You’ll be doing software development and research — expect to do and learn a lot.
Mathematics or data-science skills (specific qualifications are not required – evidence of ability is required).
Programming experience – this can be in any language, provided it shows your capability.
Good communication skills
Able to work in a team
Also must be independent enough to manage your own work
Must have example code that you can send us (see below)
We don’t need you to have experience in these! Just let us know which ones you have:
Deep learning (TensorFlow or PyTorch – bonus points for TensorFlow in Java)
Html + css
Mathematical / technical qualifications
Knowledge of advertising and marketing
Experience working as part of an agile development team
UX / User-centred design
Graphic design / data-visualisation
You should be aged whatever with a passionate can-do attitude to your work. The job involves a high level of responsibility working within a small talented team. The right candidate will have the chance to shape the job, and will be at the heart of an exciting company.
How To Apply
To apply, please email email@example.com:
a short portfolio of your best work (e.g. a github link, or a portfolio website).
If possible, we prefer an example of a hobby project — a project you did for its own sake (which need not be polished or completed), and of a professional project.
The shortlist will be invited for an interview which includes a short but challenging technical reasoning test.
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