Sr. Machine Learning Engineer

Issuu, Copenhagen

Connecting content to people.

Duration: Full-Time

About Issuu
Issuu is one of the largest content publishing and distribution platforms in the world, with millions of pieces of content (magazines, catalogs, brochures and more) added every year. 
At the heart of Issuu is the Issuu Story Cloud, a suite of advanced features designed to transform a single piece of content into assets for every online marketing channel, including mobile articles, email graphics, and social stories for Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest (and more). Create once, share everywhere with Issuu.

The role
We are looking for a Machine Learning engineer to join our Core Content team. 

The focus of the team is to deepen the understanding of how machine learning can scale the company. The team isworking on 50M+ PDF documents (catalogues, magazines, etc.) to figure out new ways to utilize the documents, e.g. detecting and extracting articles, auto-generating social posts, improved experience for the readers on our platform (better search results, recommendations, etc.). This work includes PDF decomposition, image analysis, document structure analysis, text analysis and categorization.
You will be working end to end from idea inception to creating a production system in close collaboration with the team.

What you bring with you

  • A Master’s degree in CS or equivalent,
  • Technical depth and 3+ years of practical work experience in machine learning and algorithms,
  • Ability to gather data and implement ML models and evaluate their accuracy as well as producing production quality code,
  • Experience with deep learning models; NLP, Image analysis, Text analysis, RNN,
  • Experience with model validation, verification and visualization,
  • Excellent communication skills in English.

We are the right company for you, if you

  • Want to work on a product that matters to a lot of people – we handle hundreds of visits per second and host 50M+ documents,
  • Consider yourself one of the best at what you do and you're looking for equally talented colleagues,
  • Are self-driven and would never just want to take the next ticket,
  • Are curious and never stopped learning and exploring new languages, technologies and solutions,
  • Seek a culture where all voices matter when it comes to shaping the future of the product,
  • Want to work with colleagues who have a ‘here to help’ attitude, and absolutely want to help you succeed,
  • Be part of an international team that continuously challenges the status quo.

Other things you should know are

  • We're currently working on Issuu’s Story Cloud both on web and mobile apps, machine learning for better understanding of our content, internal analytics and our famous reading experience to mention a few examples,
  • We currently use Kotlin, Python and Javascript,
  • Our architecture is microservice-oriented using AMQP,
  • We deploy multiple times a day on AWS and use Docker Swarm and Kubernetes, MySQL, Redis, Node, etc.,
  • We strive to be agile (who doesn’t?), but we're not religious about Scrum, Kanban or any other methodology,
  • We have many cross team guilds where we share knowledge, coordinate efforts, and help each other the best we can,
  • “20% time”: everyone gets one day a week to make something better (i.e. learn something new, experiment with new ideas in the product, join efforts with others, improve what you think matters, ... ).

The Impact You Will Have on our Customers

  • Create new things they could not have done before,
  • Share those creations with more people than they could have reached before,
  • Reach new levels of success than they could have imagined before.

What you'll get

  • A competitive compensation package and benefits,
  • Health and dental insurances,
  • a flat structure – every opinion matters regardless of team or position,
  • Delicious daily lunch, snacks, fruits and drinks, and awesome monthly Friday bars hosted by the teams.
The real reason to join Issuu is not all these perks, it’s our unique company culture that delivers the leading results in our industry - we ensure that by holding true to our company values of Care, Grit and Learning. Be yourself and thrive!

Founded in 2006 and headquartered in Palo Alto, with offices in Copenhagen, Berlin and Braga, Issuu is profitable, growing fast, and expanding our team across many departments. If you are a collaborative and ambitious professional looking to join a community that: deeply cares about our users and colleagues, has a growth mindset, sees and embraces challenges as a means for continuous improvement, and takes accountability to have a phenomenal impact, apply today!

Issuu is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please don’t hesitate to reach out! We celebrate our inclusive work environment and welcome members of all backgrounds and perspectives.

About Issuu

A truly modern media company, Issuu gives anyone with digitally bound content the ability to upload and distribute their publications worldwide. In just minutes. And as often as they’d like. Each day, more than 20,000 newly uploaded publications become instantly available to active readers around the world who use Issuu’s site and mobile apps to discover and engage with what they love, from magazines, newspapers and portfolios, to catalogs, DIY guides, community programs and more. Creators everywhere choose to publish on Issuu because they get what they need to grow, including collaboration tools, advanced analytics, and the ability to charge for publications. And their readers are rewarded with the absolute best reading experience possible — regardless of device or platform.


Want to learn more about Issuu? Visit Issuu's website.