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Knewton (Union Square, NYC, full-time) is hiring for the following:

-> Software Engineer (platform team)

-> Infrastructure Software Engineer (systems team)

-> Data Scientist (data science team)

-> Adaptive Instruction Analyst (data science team)



Knewton is building the world's most powerful adaptive learning engine, with the goal of making personalized and engaging education available to all. Knewton has been recognized as a Technology Pioneer for 2011 by the World Economic Forum in Davos and one of the top 25 best places to work by Crain’s New York Business.

This is an outstanding opportunity to work with and learn from the world's best engineers and data scientists.

Our software engineers have:

* A track record of writing high-quality, elegant code

* A willingness to learn and use Python and Java

* Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Unix

* The potential and desire to rise into positions of technical leadership

* A passion for transforming education

Not required but highly desired are:

* Experience with the Java Virtual Machine (JVM)

* Experience in machine learning and data mining, and with the R statistical package

* Experience with big data processing using NoSQL techniques like Cassandra, Hadoop, Hive

Perks include:

* Competitive salary and stock options

* As much paid vacation as you need to take

* Flexible hours

* High-quality equipment

* The opportunity to use cutting-edge machine learning and engineering techniques to transform and democratize education

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