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Engineering Manager - Machine Learning

Quora, Mountain View, CA

Q&A platform that empowers people to share and grow the world’s knowledge


We are looking for an experienced Machine Learning manager to join our growing engineering team. At Quora, we use Machine Learning in various parts of the product - feed ranking, spam detection, topic and user recommendations etc (see this post in our Engineering blog for more details). As a Machine Learning expert, you will have a unique opportunity to have high impact by leading and growing the team that advances these systems, as well as uncovering new opportunities to apply Machine Learning to the Quora product. Your team will also play a key role in developing machine learning tools and abstractions.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and grow a team of expert machine learning engineers
  • Provide technical guidance in ML experiments and projects
  • Identify new opportunities to apply Machine Learning to different parts of the Quora product
  • Take end to end ownership of Machine Learning systems
  • Partner with other teams such as Data, Design and Product to collaborate on projects across the company.
  • Work with the engineering management team to develop new initiatives and improve existing processes across the entire engineering team.
  • Work closely with Recruiting to expand the team, including sourcing candidates, interviewing candidates, participating in conferences/events, and on-boarding new employees.

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of industry experience in Machine Learning or related field
  • 3+ years of experience in managing engineering teams
  • Deep understanding of mathematical foundations of Machine Learning algorithms
  • Previous experience building end to end Machine Learning systems
  • Strong coding and debugging skills
  • MS or PhD in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical field
  • Love of the Quora product
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

About Quora

We want to democratize access to knowledge of all kinds—from politics to painting, cooking to coding, etymology to experiences—so if someone out there knows something, anyone else can learn it. Our mission is to share and grow the world's knowledge, and we're building a world-class team to help us achieve this mission. 

Want to learn more about Quora? Visit https://www.quora.com/