You will be responsible for building the recommendation engine for a revolutionary B2B travel startup company - think "Netflix for travel". You will research, design and implement scalable machine learning algorithms to personalize user experience and deliver the most relevant results based on each users' current preferences and past behavior. This is a full time position located in Los Angeles, California.


  • M.S. with 4+ years of industry experience
  • Experience building large-scale recommender system
  • Experience with large-scale data mining using Hadoop/Hbase/Pig or MapReduce/Sawzall/Bigtable a plus
  • Comfort with manipulating and analyzing complex, high-volume, high-dimensionality data from varying sources
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Ability to tackle challenging problems on a tight schedule
  • Knowledge in natural language processing, and/or information retrieval, information extraction, text classification are pluses
  • You learn new languages and technologies quickly, are innovative, enjoy challenges and have a great work ethic

Compensation includes salary and equity.


Barbara Parshall