Software Engineer, Knowledge Mining

Pinterest, San Francisco

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In order to build the World’s Catalog of Ideas and help people discover and do what they love, Pinterest is building a deep understanding of the content and users on our platform. As an engineer on the Knowledge team, you’ll work on content classification, user modeling, personalization, and ranking systems. The ideal candidate will have experience in machine learning, data processing pipelines, distributed systems, and measurement/statistics.

What you'll do:

  • Build systems to extract insight from our data and distill it into usable signals that will power experiences across Pinterest
  • Design and build systems that combine machine learning and product design to continuously improve over time
  • Partner closely with teams across the organization to experiment with different algorithms and validate their effectiveness

What we're looking for:

  • Minimum 5+ years of fulltime experience 
  • Knowledge of algorithms, data-structures, and statistics
  • Expertise in machine learning, natural language processing, and knowledge representation
  • Experience working with large code bases and multiple person teams, mentoring other engineers, giving and getting feedback, and reviewing code and systems.
  • Experience with  MapReduce, Hadoop and/or distributed systems

About Pinterest

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