Machine Learning Specialist

Bay Area News Group, San Jose, California

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Date Posted November 13, 2019
Industry Newspapers / Wires
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Temporary
Salary Negotiable


The Bay Area News Group is seeking a machine learning specialist proficient with the Python programming language as well as Sci-Kit Learn packages including Random Forest, Numpy, Pandas and Matplotlib to build a model that scores website visitors by their propensity to purchase a digital subscription. The overall goal of the project is to estimate the value of local news to residents who are closest to where the news happens. The specialist should be comfortable working in Jupyter Notebook and comfortable utilizing Python API documentation provided by our customer data platform. 

The position is temporary. The specialist will work with the Bay Area News Group’s digital subscriptions team to support a Google News Initiative Innovation Challenge project. 

The specialist will be required to:

Term: This contract envisions the project to be complete over the course of one year, wrapping up in October 2020. Further work would be by mutual agreement.

Please contact Ryan Nakashima at

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