Senior Software Engineer, Backend Lead

Senior Software Engineer, Backend Lead

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer, Backend Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: San Francisco, California
Salary: US$160000.00 - US$200000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: HQ00075359_1533905309
Contact Name: Tim Tirabassi
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 10, 2018 13:48

Job Description

As a Senior member of the Platform Engineering team, you will be developing the core infrastructure around how the machine learning algorithms and NLP technology become the world-class products delivered to customers. Partnering with the product managers and other members of the engineering staff, you will realize the ambitious vision to help people understand the growing sea of information they care about.
Using machine learning and natural language processing they are automating the analysis of very large data sets. Whether it is about a stock they are trading, tracking geopolitical events from remote parts of the world, their software crunches data to help them understand the world around them.

Experience leading technical projects end-to-end
Experience driving technology choices such as (data stores, systems architecture, message brokers, ect.)
Python (JAVA okay if willing to use Python)

A distributed computation engine capable of handling ad hoc analysis requests while self-scaling to accommodate varying loads
A data ingestion pipeline that can receive, analyze, and annotate >10M documents/day
A solid testing infrastructure for validating both the computational and interactive components of our products repeatedly and reliably
An experimental platform for quantifying ML and NLP algorithms across changes in platform, libraries, and techniques
Packaged delivery and deployment of customized microservice architectures to clients with specialized hosting needs

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