Software Engineer, Machine Learning
Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.
Snapchat is the camera used by millions of people every day to Snap with family, watch Stories from friends, see events from around the world, and explore expertly curated content from top publishers. In short, we are a passionate team working hard to build the best platform in the world for communication and storytelling.
We’re looking for a Machine Learning Engineer to join Team Snapchat! As a member of the Camera Platform team, you will optimize neural network models and deploy them into production app. Working from our Los Angeles, CA headquarters, you will collaborate with researchers, engineers, and designers and develop machine learning frameworks to create exciting products and breakthrough interactive experiences for millions of Snapchatters around the world.
What you’ll do:
Develop and deploy production-quality machine learning frameworks for mobile devices
Build robust, lasting, and scalable products used by hundreds of millions of Snapchatters
Explore and implement challenging state-of-the-art algorithms to move the needle in the machine learning area
Work closely with other Snap teams to explore and prototype new product features
Iterate technology quickly, without compromising quality
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Ability to prototype algorithms in Python
- Strong collaboration and communication skills
BA/BS in a technical field such as Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
2+ years of software engineering experience
Strong C++ knowledge with a proven track record of developing production quality software
1+ years of applied deep learning experience (e.g. PyTorch, TensorFlow, Caffe2)
Experience developing and optimizing real-time software for mobile applications
Specific expertise in any of the following fields: segmentation, object detection, classification, deep learning model optimizations (e.g. pruning, quantization, distillation)
Examples of your work such as open source projects, blog posts, Kaggle contests, etc.
At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected]