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[liberationtech] [SPAM] Engineering Lead Position for AMS Psychographics

Jodi Schneider jschneider at pobox.com
Thu Jul 9 11:09:23 PDT 2015


Shelley,

Personally, I took that as the point of the message. :)

On Thu, Jul 9, 2015 at 1:13 PM, Shelley <shelley at misanthropia.org> wrote:

> Moderators, is this really appropriate for the list?   Targeting and
> profiling seem to be the kinds of things most of us are working against...
>
> -S
>
> ----------
>
> On July 9, 2015 9:55:34 AM Avi Tuschman <tuschman at stanfordalumni.org>
> wrote:
>
>  AMS Psychographics, Inc.
>> Advanced Microtargeting Solutions
>>
>> Engineering and Development Lead
>>
>> AMS Psychographics is creating a new class of science-based psychographic
>> data and analytics that enable ad networks to optimize audiences for
>> political advertising with unprecedented accuracy. The extraordinary
>> cost-effectiveness of our approach represents a game-changing tool for
>> political campaigns around the world, starting with the 2016 US elections.
>>
>> In addition to their use in political targeting, our highly predictive
>> psychographic profiles also have international applications for
>> media-content recommendation engines, for targeting in certain types of
>> consumer ad campaigns, and, eventually, for predicting world events driven
>> by public opinion. By creating the first Scientific Standard in Political
>> Data, AMS is poised to scale up our cloud-based engine in a multi-$billion
>> market.
>>
>> The company was founded by Dr. Avi Tuschman, an expert on heritable
>> personality traits, political advisor, and author whose research has
>> received media coverage in twenty countries (www.OurPoliticalNature.com).
>> Founding team members include a data scientist and a Natural Language
>> Processing (NLP) specialist, both experts in their respective fields.
>> While
>> in the early stages of development, AMS Psychographics is commercially
>> engaged with its first customer and has also signed agreements with a key
>> data provider.
>>
>> We are actively seeking an experienced and self-motivated Software
>> Engineer
>> and Development superstar to join the founding team. You must be a
>> passionate software architect with excellent hands- on coding expertise,
>> well versed in compiled and scripted languages, who thrives on resolving
>> complex problems with elegant, computationally efficient solutions. You
>> must be capable of standing full development and production stacks
>> leveraging modern tools and cloud-hosting environments. This role
>> represents a unique ground-floor opportunity to make your mark on the
>> platform and the company.
>>
>> Requirements:
>>
>>    - 3+ years of proven track record working on server-side web
>>    applications in cloud-based environments
>>    - 5+ years of proficient software development activity in compiled
>> (e.g.
>>    C/C++, Java) and scripted languages (e.g.
>>    ​ ​
>>    Python, JavaScript)
>>    - Architectural expertise in:
>>    - Secure Web Services and REST APIs
>>       - Highly transactional environments
>>       - Massive scale out architectures
>>       - Highly available services in AWS-style environments o RDBMS and
>>       NoSQL databases
>>       - ​​Hands on skills in one or more programming languages/frameworks
>>>>    with preference towards Python /Django and Node JS/Angular JS
>>    - Deep familiarity working across the complete
>>    front-end/middleware/backend/DB/OS stack
>>    - Hands on experience and expertise with NoSQL DBs (preferably
>>    Cassandra), Map Reduce and big-data storage
>>    ​ ​
>>    techniques.
>>
>>
>> Desired skills:
>>
>>
>>    - Proficiency in Python/Django + JavaScript and MySQL
>>    - Experience with cloud-computing environments such as AWS
>>    - Experience with nginx/uwsgi and/or apache2 web infrastructure
>>    - Experience with implementation of scalable application infrastructure
>>    - Ability to lead small teams effectively
>>    - Understanding of advanced data analytic techniques a plus
>>
>>
>> Desired traits:
>>
>>
>>    - Resourceful self-starter and team player with strong leadership
>> skills
>>    - Uncompromising attention to details
>>    - Proven ability to be creative and resourceful in a fast-paced,
>>    entrepreneurial environment
>>    - Must be comfortable working independently
>>    - React well and quickly to frequent project demands and requirement
>>    changes
>>    - Excellent analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
>>    - Strong written and communication skills and positive attitude working
>>    with customers and partners
>>
>>
>> Contact: avi at AMSpsychographics.com
>>
>>
>>
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