LINGUIST List 25.4020

Mon Oct 13 2014

Jobs: Computational Linguistics: Data Scientist, GumGum

Editor for this issue: Andrew Lamont <>

Date: 11-Oct-2014
From: Ken Weiner <>
Subject: Computational Linguistics: Data Scientist, GumGum
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University or Organization: GumGum
Department: Engineering
Job Location: California, USA
Web Address:
Job Title: Data Scientist

Job Rank: Programmer; Researcher; Scientist

Specialty Areas: Computational Linguistics


- Own the design, specifications, implementation, and quality control of context-gathering algorithms (R&D and production)
- Classify images and pages to understand content and brand safety; improve ad targeting capabilities
- Discover trends and ad server optimization opportunities
- Fraud detection
- Keyword extraction and entity identification

- MS or PhD in Engineering | Scientific fields
- 3+ years of natural language processing and machine learning experience
- Passion for solving hard problems
- Expert level in a modern programming language
- Strong writing and communication skills
- Ability to find, extract and use appropriate algorithms from academic publications

- Stock options, 401k, medical/dental
- Netflix-style vacation policy
- Located in hotbed of tech startups blocks from the beach!
- Be on the cutting edge of in-image online advertising technology

Application Deadline: 31-Mar-2015 (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Ken Weiner
Phone: 310-260-9666

Page Updated: 13-Oct-2014