Snapchat is a camera and messaging app that connects people to their friends and the world. Every day around the globe, millions of people use Snapchat to communicate with friends, build relationships, play, and learn. No matter where you are or how you express yourself, it’s always the fastest way to share a moment!
Snap’s Augmented Reality team invents the immersive (and fun!) camera experiences that are at the core of our products. From developing creative new Lens features for Snapchat, to supporting the continuous growth and evolution of Lens Studio (our platform for an ever-increasing community of AR creators), to designing the cutting-edge computer vision and machine learning technology that makes face transformation Lenses possible — our Augmented Reality team is working hard on their mission to bring AR to more people, places, and moments, every day.
We're looking for a Machine Learning Engineer to join our Augmented Reality Team.
What you’ll do:
Design and implement machine learning and computer vision solutions to be used by millions of Snapchatters
Develop deep architectures and optimization techniques for cutting-edge solutions
Create products that are used by millions of Snapchatters
Learn new techniques and stay on the cutting edge Introduce major innovations that can lead to new product features or new areas of business
Work closely with other Snap teams to explore and prototype new product features
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
A proven passion for machine learning; you stay up-to-date with research and are excited about prototyping new ideas quickly
Knowledge of mathematics and deep learning foundations
Proficiency with basic computer vision algorithms
Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field such as computer science or equivalent years of experience
Research or engineering experience in one or more of the following: generative models (GANs, VAE, Glow), segmentation, object detection, classification, tracking, or other related applications of machine learning
Industry or project experience with deep learning frameworks (e.g. PyTorch, TensorFlow, Caffe2)
Strong track record of software development in Python or C++
Master's degree or PhD in a related technical field
Experience developing real-time software for mobile applications
Examples of your work such as open source projects, blog posts, Kaggle contests, top conference or journal publications, 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. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected]
Our Benefits: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we’ve got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!