Engineering Tech Lead / IC, ML – Search 1940

San Jose, US-United States
Posted 9 months ago
About The Company

This company pioneers short-form video creation and social engagement, boasting a vast, engaged user base. Its platform empowers users with creative tools, filters, and effects. With a diverse content ecosystem, it’s a hub of creativity and expression. The proprietary algorithm ensures personalized content feeds, enhancing user engagement and satisfaction. This company wields significant influence on digital media, making it an invaluable partner for innovative collaborations and marketing endeavors.

Position Description

Our client is the leading destination for short-form mobile video. Their mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. They have global offices in various locations.

Our Search Team is responsible for building and owning our client’s search engine, which provides users with the best search experience. As an Engineering Tech Lead / IC, ML – Search, you will have the opportunity to work on a full-stack search engine system, combining information retrieval technology with modern machine learning methods from related fields such as NLP, CV, and recommender systems. The company values self-direction, intellectual curiosity, openness, and problem-solving.

Responsibilities – What You’ll Do

– Optimize the searching quality to provide our client’s users with the best search experience.
– Utilize modern machine learning and information retrieval techniques to improve search quality and perception, aligning with product objectives.
– Develop core systems and algorithms, including query understanding, result ranking, query recommendation, system reliability, and more.
– Provide technical leadership to drive search strategy iteration, including query understanding, recall & ranking, query recommendation, reliability, etc.
– Guide the team, provide regular feedback, education, coaching, and mentoring.

Position Requirements
Qualifications – Who We’re Looking For
– Bachelor’s or advanced degree in computer science or a related technical discipline.
– 5+ years of industry experience.
– Experience as a tech lead or leading complex and large projects.
– Strong coding skills and a solid foundation in algorithms and data structures.
– Experience in one or more of the following areas: NLP, Ranking, Ads, search engine, recommender system, distributed system, and machine learning.
– Effective communication and teamwork skills.
– Proficiency in languages such as C/C++, Python, Java, or Golang.

Job Features

Job CategoryAI Engineering, AI Research
SeniorityStaff IC / Senior Staff IC / Architect
Base Salary$150,000 - $200,000

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