Back-End Developer (m/w)

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Company Name itembase
Location Berlin, Germany
Date Posted Nov 21, 2012
Category Startup-Jobs
Job Type Full-Time


About Us:

itembase is your personal inventory. Using your smart @itembase email, all your on- and offline purchases are automatically stored in one place. Manuals, receipts and newsletters are analysed by our unique semantic systems and neatly organized for your convenience. Newly purchased products, experiences and reviews can be shared with itembase friends and across social networks. Additionally, you can easily sell your products with just one click through our partners. Our vision is to become the “Online inventory for everything and everyone”.

itembase is a proud winner of the 10th Silicon Valley Founder Showcase and the German Silicon Valley Accelerator.

What are you going to do?

One of the challenges will be the automated categorisation of incoming emails and the information extraction of these emails. Therefore we are looking for you – a bright and agile mind.

Processes for the identification of product data/metadata from identified information sources and the subsequent matching with this information to our product database are parts of your daily work. From the gathered metadata, semantic associations between different objects in our system landscape are a second challenge.

You will work with us on this exciting topic and develop a thorough understanding of this field. Furthermore you will work on the efficient and scalable implementation of the evolved algorithms on our systems.

Who are we looking for?

You should bring the following qualifications:

- Imagination and creativity
- Algorithmic aptness
- Experience with Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining/Text Mining
- Very good knowledge of relational and non-relational database systems
- Profound handling of at least one of the following languages: Java, Python, Perl
- A sharp mind with the ability to grasp concepts quickly and work out complex logic problems
- A demonstrated ability to learn by doing and taking initiative to "figure things out"

What do we offer?

- Authentic startup spirit in Europe’s coolest city
- Challenging tasks and exposure to the latest technologies
- Collaboration with experienced and inspiring entrepreneurs
- Competitive remuneration package
- A part in the revolution of the ecommerce market

Do you think that you are up for the challenge? Then don't hesitate to send you application via We're looking forward to hearing from you!

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