Research Engineer (Flushing)


: $107,230.00 - $200,310.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Scientific Research

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Must apply directly through: The Center for Cybersecurity at NYU Tandon School of Engineering is seeking to hire a Research Engineer to join an exciting project to audit the online political communication landscape. New York University (NYU) is one of the top private universities in the United States, and the Tandon School of Engineering, located in Brooklyn, has the distinct history of having been known previously as Brooklyn Poly and the NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering. We are looking for a Full Stack Engineer with ETL experience to help us maintain our existing data collection systems and build new ones as we grow our data collection coverage to power our research into social media misinformation and online manipulation. This engineer must have very strong Linux, Python, Selenium, and SQL skills, and ideally, have experience with NoSQL databases as well. Responsibilities: Maintain existing data collection pipelines using Python, Selenium, and Postgres Adding collection from new social media APIs and web scraping with Selenium where necessary Basic database maintenance - adding new tables/fields as required, monitoring backups as required Standing up a NoSQL document store to clone from our primary database to serve text-focused queries. Requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field 4+ years experience developing ETL 4+ years experience with Python 2+ years experience in a Linux environment Tandon faculty and students are at the forefront of the high-tech start-up culture in New York City and have access to NYU's Global Network University. The NYU Tandon School of Engineering is deeply committed to excellence in teaching and learning. Tandon fosters student and faculty innovation and entrepreneurship that make a difference in the world. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a current CV and a list of three references with complete contact information. Review of applications will begin as soon as possible and will continue until the position is filled. Must apply directly through: New York University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NYU does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, unemployment status or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.
Associated topics: artificial intelligence, c, c#, computer science, electronic engineering, information technology, java, javascript, machine learning, software * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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