Machine Learning Engineer

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We’re building an exciting personalization and recommendation platform. Come and join us and hack on bleeding edge NLP and ML research applied to web-scale datasets in search, information extraction, clustering and collaborative filtering.

Location Palo Alto, CA; Portland, ORSkills and Responsibilities You’ll work on expanding our existing classification, filtering, and content extraction technology. Research and prototype new methods for adaptive learning and relevance determination and ship production ready code by collaborating with the rest of our backend team, each of them passionate and opinionated engineers with their collective experience spanning software engineering, large multi-site databases, and platform scalability.

  • You should have solid experience with machine learning and numerical analysis toolkits
  • Strong background in NLP (tagging, chunking, semantic extraction), Machine Learning (clustering, classification) and information retrieval (lucene, solr, etc)
  • Sound programming fundamentals in Python and optional experience in C, C++, etc.
  • Search relevance experience a plus
  • Interest in Data Visualization (R/D3)
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and strong drive to contribute to all aspects of the product and company
  • Experience working in a UNIX/Linux environment

Technologies (Bonus points for knowing!) We use a number of languages and open source components for our platform. You should enjoy working with some or all of the following:

  • Linux!
  • Git/GitHub for version control
  • Multi-threaded Python (the majority of our code), Java, C/C++
  • Unit tests, Mocking, Continuous integration
  • Multiple production deployments on a daily basis

UI Engineer

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We are looking for a motivated hacker seeking big challenges and willing to push his or her skills to the limit. We only use the best technologies available and if we can’t find what we need, we create our own.

Location Palo Alto, CA; Portland, ORSkills and Responsibilities

  • Strong knowledge of web-related technologies
  • Strong knowledge of object oriented programming
  • Fluency in HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery
  • Knowledge of a MVC javascript based framework such as:
  • Your code is your best resume. Big bonus points if you’ve worked on a project involving any of the aforementioned technologies and you are willing to discuss the code with us
  • Knowledge of design principles, user experience, and user interface
  • Light design skills (Illustrator, Photoshop,Gimp)
  • You love learning new programming languages or trying new technologies

Technologies (Bonus points for knowing!)

  • Node Js
  • Twitter bootstrap
  • Bower
  • Responsive web design
  • LESS or SASS
  • A unit testing framework

Territory Sales

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Trapit is seeking an energetic, experienced self-starter to join the sales organization. This role provides an experienced sale person the autonomy to own their territory and drive revenue growth across all vertical calling into line of business executives. Reporting to the President of the company, the employee will have direct access to experienced executives who can mentor and open doors. Trapit’s content curation platform is the most advanced and comprehensive in the industry and the rate of growth since announcing the Content Curation Center application in September is unsurpassed. By joining Trapit, you will have the opportunity to be an integral part of a fast growing organization with significant opportunity for advancement.

Location Palo Alto, CA; Austin, TXSkills and Responsibilities

  • Manage a sales territory to sell Trapit’s Content Curation Center
  • Build a territory plan – rich with KPI’s and tactics on revenue attainment
  • Be a self starter building leads through prospecting/networking efforts
  • Establish strong customer relationships establishing enduring partnerships for upsell and limit churn
  • Learn to demo the product and curate content that is applicable to the customer use case
  • Use Salesforce to keep opportunities and pipeline successfully managed
  • Report weekly on forecast
  • Meet/beat quota assigned
  • Work across the sales and marketing organization as a member of the team to share ideas and increase knowledge

Must Haves

  • A strong track record of quota achievement
  • 4 – 8 years of sales – SaaS selling experience desired
  • A passion for customer success/satisfaction
  • Knowledge of Salesforce
  • Experience building and managing territory plans
  • Strong communication, presentation, listening and written presentation skills with an excellent ability to formulate
  • compelling content marketing or curation ideas for a web site audit.

  • Highly organized but with a strong sense of urgency to get the deals closed
  • A passion for learning and building – this is a start up with huge growth potential

Nice to haves

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or related fields
  • Experience in selling into line of business with focus on marketing
  • Knowledge of marketing automation systems and workflow
  • Knowledge of content management systems
  • Hands on marketing experience – lead generation, event management or brand mgt.
  • Ability to work in a virtual environment

Other Need to KnowsPosition is based in Austin, TX or Palo Alto, CA occasional travel required. Technologies (Bonus points for knowing!) —

Platform Engineer

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Trapit’s core machine learning and personalization engine continues to expand. Bring your elite programming and systems architecture skills to bear on the challenges and excitement of growing a highly distributed, big data consumer Internet infrastructure running a cutting-edge data- and compute-intensive learning engine.

Location Palo Alto, CA; Portland, ORSkills and Responsibilities

  • Deep experience in building big distributed data and compute clusters
  • Concurrent high-performance programming experience in Python, C/C++, and optionally other high-level dynamic languages
  • Real experience in active production environments
  • Rockstar UNIX/Linux architecture, development, and systems skills

Technologies (Bonus points for knowing!) The Trapit engineering team uses a number of languages and open source components for our platform. You should enjoy working with some or all of the following:

  • Concurrent Python (the majority of our code)
  • Lucene or other search information retrieval
  • Redis
  • Postgres clusters; and advanced queries
  • Linux with emphasis on deployment automation
  • C/C++/Objective-C
  • Node/Backbone/jQuery
  • nginx/gunicorn
  • Distributed version control, especially git
  • Familiarity with lean/scrum development practices

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