Come help us create the future of Stack Overflow. We’re building our data team and are looking for a data scientist with strong programming skills, or a developer with strong data science inclinations. Some problems you could work on:
- Identify low-quality questions on Stack Overflow
- Recommend questions I can answer, or might be interested in reading
- Match developers with the right job for them on Stack Overflow Careers, and companies with the right developers
- Whatever else you can think of!
We want to hire the right person wherever you are in the world. If you’re in New York or interested in relocating to our office, you’ll enjoy some amazing amenities like private offices and in-house chefs. If not, we’ll help you create your dream office at home, wherever that might be.
Skills & Requirements
We expect to see:
- Solid programming skills in your language of choice (not necessarily ours) and a track record of getting stuff done
- Familiarity with a variety of statistical and machine learning techniques
- Experience implementing models in production at scale
- A willingness to make educated guesses and duct-tape solutions together (not just pursuing “the perfect model”)
- If you’re working remotely, strong telecommuting skills: self-motivating, self-directing, and a good communicator.
We’d like to see (but not required):
- Experience with technologies in our stack: c#, sql-server, elasticsearch, redis, etc. (and if not, a willingness to learn)
- An active Stack Overflow and Stack Overflow Careers profile
- Any open source code or example projects that you’re proud of
- Any other evidence of your passion for building great software
About Stack Exchange
Our goal is to make the Internet a better place to get expert answers to your questions. We’ve done a lot of that with Stack Overflow, but we think there’s still more to do.
We believe in hiring smart people and getting out of their way. We have an office in New York with some of the best amenities of any New York startup, and we have people who work remotely all over the world. We keep meetings and ceremony to an absolute minimum.
Stack Exchange, Inc. does not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, military service eligibility, veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected class. We support workplace diversity.
Joel Test score: 10 out of 12
The Joel Test is a twelve-question measure of the quality of a software team.
- Do you use source control?
- Can you make a build in one step?
- Do you make daily builds?
- Do you have a bug database?
- Do you fix bugs before writing new code?
- Do you have an up-to-date schedule?
- Do you have a spec?
- Do programmers have quiet working conditions?
- Do you use the best tools money can buy?
- Do you have testers?
- Do new candidates write code during their interview?
- Do you do hallway usability testing?
Learn more about Stack Exchange
We have great benefits20+ days vacationFlexible work schedulesRidiculous health insurance (no copay)Insanely great workstations, chairs, and desksYearly stipend for conferencesGym membership reimbursementFree lunch from our in-house chefsTuition reimbursementUnlimited sick days and fully paid parental leaveEmployees will never be poked with a sharp stick
Who you’ll work with
c# .net jquery asp.net-mvc
c# .net sql protobuf-net
c# programming-languages functional-programming compiler
design-patterns algorithm-design artificial-intelligence prototyping
asp.net asp.net-mvc sql-server jquery
go c# sql node.js