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NLP Algorithms Engineer


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Since 2006, Outbrain has been developing a content discovery platform guided by a single mission: to help people discover content that they can trust to be interesting, relevant, and timely. Today our recommendations reach hundreds of millions of users across a global list of premium media properties.

Outbrain is looking for an experienced engineer/researcher to develop and implement state of the art natural language and user modeling algorithms within its recommendations engine.

The ideal candidate should be fluent with modern statistical NLP techniques for processing textual content, including named entity recognition, clustering, classification, and topic modeling.

We are looking for a candidate who can develop solutions from ideation to full production code, building software that implements sound algorithms while being robust, scalable and delivering high performance.  



  • B.Sc. or higher in Computer Science. Graduate-level degree is an advantage.
  • 2 years or more hands on experience in at least one of the following domains: NLP / Machine Learning / Data Mining.
  • 3 years or more industry experience in Java/Scala software development.
  • Experience in development of statistical NLP solutions in the industry - Big advantage
  • Experience in Python data analysis technologies (Ipython,scikit,data frames) - Advantage
  • Experience with big data analysis tools such as Spark, Mllib, TensorFlow - Advantage


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