Job descriptions

  1. Snr. Backend Python Developer
  2. Data Scientist FanAI (Location Santa Monica/LA)

 

About FanAI, our cause, our culture

FanAI delivers a SaaS platform that enables Publishers, Agencies and Brands to understand, grow and predict fan audiences in esports. Our users are market leading game publishers, esports leagues and teams, event organizers, plus the world’s largest agencies and brands.

We are backed by some of the best investors in Sports and Entertainment and have a team that is passionate about applying machine learning and social physics to a growing community of esports fans and players. Our team members and board advisors have worked in leading positions at some of the world’s largest data companies, including Facebook and Google.

WHAT WE BELIEVE:

  • The global esports fan audience is a disruptive force
  • Esports will only develop its full potential if it’s properly financed by attracting the world’s best brands and sponsors
  • It is a good cause to protect the fan from spam and irrelevant marketing messaging
  • We can help make esports bigger and more relevant than even the biggest traditional sports

THIS IS THE ROLE FOR YOU IF:

  • You LOVE Gaming and esports
  • You’ve got the battle scars from helping build systems of a rapidly growing startup
  • Eager to learn new technologies including Machine Learning, Big Data and graph analysis
  • Want to be in a new funded esports start up in LA

We provide a fast growing, fun and professional atmosphere. A place to express yourself and the opportunity to grow your professional career through working with some of the most advanced technology and talented developers in the business.

 

Snr. Backend Python Developer (Location Santa Monica/LA)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working within our development teams in Santa Monica and Tel Aviv, your primary focus will be development of core infrastructure of the system including big data and data analysis.
  • Combining social data, streaming habits and purchase data to model and predict what esports audiences will be interested in.
  • You will report directly to the co-founder & CTO
  • You will work directly with our business development team to assist in making our platform the best on the market.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 5+ years of work experience as a Python Back-end developer
  • Experience with asynchronous and multithreaded programming, preferably Python futures and coroutines
  • Experience with relational databases (MySql/Postgres)
  • Experience with either Google/AWS/Azure platforms (Google an advantage as that is what our platform is on)
  • Experience with Python web frameworks (Flask/Tornado – not CMS like Django)

BONUS POINTS IF ONE OR MORE OF THESE ARE TRUE:

  • Knowledge/Experience with data analysis packages (numpy, scipy, pandas)
  • Knowledge/Experience with big data tools (Spark, Hadoop, HBase)
  • Knowledge/Experience in graph databases (neo4j/titan/tinkerpop)
  • Knowledge/Experience in TDD using pytest or similar
  • Knowledge/Experience in Node.js

 

Data Scientist FanAI (Location Santa Monica/LA)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Working within our development teams in Santa Monica and Tel Aviv, your primary focus will be developing algorithms for user behavior analytics including big data and graph databases.
  • Combining social data, streaming habits and purchase data to model and predict what esports audiences will be interested in.
  • Building almost from scratch data analytics systems handling over 1 GB of data on a daily basis!
  • You will report directly to the Co Founder & CTO and work with our business development team to assist in making our platform the best in the industry.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least 2-3 years of work experience as a Data Scientist with Python or R
  • Bachelor degree in either Mathematics/Physics/Computer Science
  • Solid knowledge in graph theory and understanding of math and principles behind classification/regression/clustering/dimensionality/regularization
  • Experience with data analysis packages
  • Eager to research and read lots of academic papers, for example: http://pages.cs.wisc.edu/~jdavis/davisgoadrichcamera2.pdf

BONUS POINTS IF ONE OR MORE OF THESE ARE TRUE:

  • Knowledge of principles and applications of social physics
  • Masters degree in either Mathematics/Physics/Computer Science
  • Knowledge/Experience with big data tools (Spark, Hadoop, HBase)
  • Knowledge/Experience in graph databases (neo4j/titan/tinkerpop)

Experience with either Google/AWS/Azure platforms (Google an advantage as that is what our platform is on)