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Job – Machine Learning Expert in Palo Alto


Heard about an interesting job at SAP’s Palo Alto location today:

The Global Business Incubator at SAP® is a global organization dedicated to developing innovative businesses targeted at meeting the needs of new market opportunities.  Each of the initiatives is structured like a start-up company, consisting of a small team of individuals responsible for all aspects of the firm – from strategic planning to tactical implementation – for all functional areas. The Content Initiative is a new Global Business Incubator endeavor aimed at aggregating and supplying high-value information for incorporation in SAP’s current and future applications.  The goal is to create “out-of-the box” solutions for clients that generate immediate payback on their investment in SAP software.

The machine learning expert will be part of a small team responsible for: building predictive models from customer and public data, developing advanced algorithms for entity resolution, and extracting and classifying information from unstructured data. A master’s degree (PhD preferred) in computer science, statistics or a related field.

  • Create adaptive models that generate high-value data elements
  • Develop the Content Initiative’s analytical infrastructure
  • Design and Implement a platform for cleansing, harmonizing, classifying, matching, merging, de-duping, and profiling customer and third-party data
  • Develop information extraction and text classification algorithms

Should have 4+ years designing predictive models using machine learning techniques, software development experience (Java preferred) and familiarity with commercial and open-source analytical/modeling platforms.

Contact Sherif Botros if you are interested and qualified.