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Spotify is looking for a Software Engineer – Machine Learning in New York, NY.


Spotify is looking for a Software Engineer – Machine Learning in New York, NY. According to the post, “Spotify is looking for exceptional machine learning engineers to help us build the world’s best music recommendations. The ideal candidate has experience in large scale machine learning, collaborative filtering, recommender systems, and/or other related fields.  We employ large scale machine learning techniques to mine terabytes of data to come up with great music recommendations, personalize the Spotify experience, classify music, clean our data, and other things. As a ML developer at Spotify you will work on new recommendation algorithms, try out new ways to apply our data, build new product features, and run continuous A/B tests.”

Qualifications for the position include: “PhD or M.Sc., in Machine Learning or related fields strongly preferred. You have publications and/or open source projects to share with us. Strong algorithm background. Fluent in Python/Java and Linux. Experience with analyzing large data sets using Hadoop is a great plus. Experience with other distributed systems and scalability problems is also a great plus.”

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