Tag Archive for AOL

Don’t Confuse Business Intelligence with Data Science


by Angela Guess Kate Kaye recently wrote for AdAge, “It wasn’t long after the ink dried on the Verizon acquisition of AOL before Seth Demsey formed a plan to make the companies’ technology work together. ‘I had a team of engineers in my office the day the deal closed,’ said the AOL Platforms chief technology…

AOL Buys Gravity for $90M

Kara Swisher of Recode.net reports, “In a bid to add another publishing and advertising tool to its offerings, AOL has acquired personalization startup Gravity for about $90 million in cash.”

Big Data Job of the Day: Data Scientist


by Angela Guess The Huffington Post Media Group at AOL is looking for a Data Scientist in New York, NY. According to the post, “The Huffington post is searching for a data scientist to help us understand, at a deeper level than we already do, what makes an audience pay attention to certain kinds of…

How Semantic Tech Can Patch Up Patch

Puneet Mehta of Street Fight Magazine recently wrote, “To meet the promise he made to shareholders, AOL’s chief executive Tim Armstrong is in the process of cutting staff and other costs at Patch in the hopes that his network of hyperlocal sites will be profitable by the end of 2013.”

NoSQL Job of the Day: Software Engineer


by Angela Guess AOL is searching for a Software Engineer in Dulles, VA. According to the post, “The AOL Mobile Web Engineering team is seeking a top-notch, driven, dedicated, and versatile Software Engineer with hands on experience to develop next generation of magazine platform based on semantic web technologies. The position involves familiarity with content…

NoSQL Job of the Day: Senior Systems Programmer


by Angela Guess AOL is looking for a Senior Systems Programmer in Dulles, VA. According to the post, this position will “Develop software for one of the world’s leading Anti-Spam Systems supporting AOL Mail.  Provide tools development support to the Anti-Spam Operations team, developing valuable new ways to review and to analyze data.  Explore new…

NoSQL Job of the Day: Senior Data Engineer


by Angela Guess AOL is looking for a Senior Data Engineer for their Patch brand in New York, NY. The post states, “As an integral member of the Data & Reporting team, you will work with other engineers to track, organize, maintain, and deliver all of Patch’s data. Specifically, you will: Take responsibility for the…

NoSQL Job of the Day: Senior Systems Analyst


by Angela Guess AOL is looking for a Senior Systems Analyst (Data Mining) in Dulles, VA. This position will “Perform troubleshooting and data mining support to the AOL Anti-Spam Operations team through data analysis and tools usage and development.  Analyze and process vast quantities of data in the pursuit of abusive behavior.  Investigate system anomalies…