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Backend Developer for Intellectually Honest Discourse

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Seeking skilled developer comfortable with data to power critical article scraping, analysis algorithms and core site scalability.

- Build and own REST APIs
- Optimize scraping to support accurate article data.
- Develop and tune statistical test of significance to fact-check all online news.
- Ensure site stability and scalability.

- Passionate about using skills to build social good through innovations in public discourse
- REST based API experience.
- Ability to learn quickly and develop expertise in configuring crawlers and feeds.  Knowledge of web crawling/scraping technologies is a plus.
- Attitude to thrive & communicate well in high-productive, customer-centric environment.
- Knowledge of DOM (Document Object Model), MySQL and regular expressions.
- Knowledge of or experience with at least one of PHP or Python, preferably both.
- Four-year technical college degree.  BS Computer Science preferred.

- Experience with Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning.

Additional salary to follow upon funding.
United States • San FranciscoRemote
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1+ years
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John Pettus

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Fiskkit at a glance

News discussion in structured data

Fiskkit focuses on Digital Media, News, Blogging Platforms, and Writers. Their company has offices in San Francisco. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees. To date, Fiskkit has raised $21K of funding; their latest round was closed on August 2014.

You can view their website at http://fiskkit.com or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and Product Hunt.

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