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Chief Technology Officer

Factmata's mission is to allow anyone to discern and verify the credibility, quality, safety and reliability of online content. We are building state-of-the-art technology to semi-automatically score and verify news and social media using a combination of an expert network platform for machine learning, and advanced natural language understanding techniques. Our team consists of top researchers in NLP and machine learning, and we are backed by the founder of Twitter, Craigslist, Zynga and

You will lead the development of our platform and core infrastructure, and produce work to support the machine learning and data engineering teams. You have both backend and devops experience, and will coordinate with both the business product and user product teams to ensure high quality engineering in an agile environment.

What you'll be doing

  • Defining the technical direction, prioritisation and roadmap for us to achieve our product vision and direction.
  • Designing and implementing our B2B APIs and the required infrastructure
  • Provide engineering support on our user product from a backend perspective
  • Review and refactor code built by the ML researchers to make it fit for production
  • Lead buildout of the testing and integration pipelines for the different components of our platform
  • Lead the development or systems integration of web scraping architecture
  • Managing integrations with other platforms and products, and helping to test these strategic partners

What we're looking for

  • Ability to be a generalist and help out the team in whatever task required, with clean and maintainable code
  • Experience in building out complex data processing pipelines [is a plus]
  • Experience in building out complex machine learning architectures [is a plus]
  • Python + (Django or Flask) experience
  • Experience leading engineering teams and projects
  • Docker experience
  • Experience with a cloud hosting platform (AWS or Google Cloud)
  • Experience using ElasticSearch
  • Apache Spark/PySpark experience


Factmata is an artificial intelligence company for automated content scoring and verification, targeting the proliferation of fake and misleading news.

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