Title:Engineer - Special Projects [Full time/Intern] - Snapchat Research
Posted: June 4, 2016
Location: Venice, CA
Hi Fellow Engineers!
We are a passionate team working hard to help people share authentic moments with friends. We have tons of interesting technical challenges, including designing cutting edge techniques to innovate our products, deploying algorithms to handle our scale, and improving the user experience of an application that sees millions of users and billions of requests per day. We are looking for candidates with strong analytical and software skills to join our team.
What you'll do
Work on Snap Source, our internal state-of-the-art algorithm libraries and services
Interface with different product teams for Snap Source integration
Evaluate the technical trade-offs of every decision
Introduce major innovations that can result in product features or new areas of business
Who we're looking for
Object-oriented experience with at least one of: Java (preferred), C++, Python, or similar
Experience working in GCE or similar Cloud-based environments such as EC2, Rackspace, Azure, etc.
Experience in engineering highly scalable cloud applications
Well versed in internet architectures, including application and database components
You do code reviews and care about code quality, while also iterating quickly
You thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
You get excited by tough technical challenges
You have a collaborative, positive, team-oriented mindset
Desired Skills and Experience
Masters/PhD in a technical field such as Computer Science
3+ years of software engineering experience
Experience in building algorithms that are scalable to extremely large data
Fast prototyping skills
Demonstrated ability in both research and development
Full stack developer in java or python
We're looking for people who would like to be the foundation of our research team as we continue to grow. Come join us in shaping the way people use technology to communicate! Hope you have a fantastic day!
Application Instructions: Please use the following links to apply.