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Senior Researcher / Developer for Social Media Analytics Platform (relocation available)

Ikayzo, a Honolulu and Tokyo-based boutique development shop with customers ranging from Oracle and Nomura to entertainment marketing giant Cimarron, is seeking a researcher / developer to work on its finance-focused Contix social media analytics plaform.

Successful applicants will have a proven track record of successful execution on non-trivial software projects, a Master's degree or PhD in computer science and experience with one or more of the following domains:

1. Machine learning (Bayes nets, etc.)
2. Big data
3. Social media analysis (sentiment, influencer, etc.)

We require a solid grounding in software architecture and design patterns. Strong knowledge of Java is preferred, but we will consider exceptional applicants who meet all the other requirements.

Most importantly we look for applicants have a passion for programming and the idea of building the world's greatest social media analytics product. Our interviews are rigorous, so only serious developers with the requisite skills need apply.

We provide a competitive startup compensation package including equity in the new company (Contix is being spun out as a new Ikayzo Group company.) We will pay to relocate qualified candidates as long as they are currently permitted to work in the United States. We cannot sponsor visas at this time.

Why work for Ikayzo / Contix?
We have an award winning team of developers and interactive designers, our office is in paradise, we work on interesting projects in areas ranging from finance and life sciences to social media and, above all, we have a lot of fun!

If you are interested, please send your resume to

Notes: Unfortunately we currently cannot sponsor visas. We aren't accepting resumes from recruiters at this time. We are looking for core team members in Honolulu. We aren't looking for remote developers at this time.

About the Ikayzo Group
Ikayzo is a boutique interactive design, software development and localization agency. We have a proven track record of designing and building systems ranging from Japanese social networking tools to enterprise financial systems. We develop desktop, web and mobile applications for multiple platforms including iPhone, Android, Java, and Ruby on Rails.

Ikayzo has worked with Google, IBM, Intel, Sun, Adobe, Oracle, Apache, Red Hat, BEA and SAP on developing technology standards for everything from enterprise software to scientific applications. From New York to Tokyo, our customers range from database leader Oracle to trusted financial institutions like Bank of America. We work with customers of all sizes in a variety of industries including biotechnology, banking, renewable energy, social media / web 2.0 and software.

Find out more about Ikayzo on and Facebook.

Contix, an Ikayzo Group company, will provide finance-targeted social media analytics SaaS offerings. See Contix on Facebook

The Ikayzo Office in Manoa Valley (map) - Working in Paradise

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Hey Dan, isn't that an old picture?  Show us your new digs!  


PS - I sent your job posting to guy who might be a good fit, no promises though.

Thank you Ken!

> Hey Dan, isn't that an old picture?  Show us your new digs! 

Yes. We are reusing an old post for the same type of position. You can see our new digs on Facebook.

just giving you a hard time!

Let me know who you find. I want to intern with them! :)

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