Tech Co-Founder

P3 Commons Published: August 1, 2017
Job Type
Employment Type
Salary Type
Paid - Monetary, Paid - Equity
Pay Rate
$5,000-$10,000 For Working Prototype
Required Documents
Resume, Cover Letter, Work Sample
School years
Senior, Masters, Doctorate, Postdoctoral Studies, Alumni
Contact Person Name
Pierre Marks


P3 Commons is looking for a co-founder with a background in data science to oversee the development and implementation of our cloud based platform. We are building a platform able to handle extremely large amounts of data and need you to make sense of it.

In this capacity, you will participate in the definition of new analytics capabilities able to provide our customers with the information they need to make proper decisions. In addition, you will help find the appropriate machine learning / data mining algorithms to answer these questions. Finally, you will be responsible for implementing this into the product and making it available to our customers.

Qualified candidates will have an in-depth knowledge of most common machine learning techniques and their application. You will also understand the limitations of these algorithms and how to tweak them or derive from them to achieve similar results at large-scale.S/he will support the continued growth of the company and will be responsible as a member of the leadership team to role model the company's values as well as fostering the development of people in the company.

Desired Skills

MS or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent fields
Applied Machine Learning experience (regression analysis, time series, probabilistic models, supervised classification and unsupervised learning)
Strong mathematical background (linear algebra, calculus, probability and statistics)
Experience with scalable ML (MapReduce, streaming)
Experience with JavaScript and prototyping languages such as Python and R. Experience with Java and Scala is a plus
Start up experience is preferred
Ability to drive a project and work both independently and in a team
A portfolio of projects (GitHub, papers, etc.) is a plus
Smart, motivated, can do attitude, and seeks to make a difference
Excellent verbal and written communication
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