Our SRE for Machine Learning Systems role at Quora is responsible for building and maintaining our serving infrastructure, optimizing and automating work, developing tools and tests to ensure safe deployment of code and data, and in supporting and advocating for code quality, documentation, maintainability, and other engineering best practices. The SRE for ML Systems focuses on maintaining trained machine learning models, training pipelines and online systems for data prediction.
Quora is a rapidly growing company with an intense focus on solving challenging technical problems. We believe in fostering a culture with strong engineering values and goals as the key to building a great company and product. Our engineers are responsible for all the elements of the system lifecycle, from design to implementation to ongoing support, which helps create strong emphasis on high code quality and maintainability.
Machine Learning Systems at Quora are particularly critical since they power some of the most important parts of our infrastructure and support our goals of providing the best personalized experience to every user. Helping them work smoothly is extremely important for the company.
Maintain and support live services and background pipelines
Improve the reliability and efficiency of Quora's core Machine Learning Systems
Participate in the design and implementation of next generation systems
Work with software engineers to ensure high maintainability and reliability of software
Build tools to improve reliability and improve automation of tasks
Ensure the security of our systems
Be proactive in preventing problems and eliminating recurring issues
3 years minimum of SRE experience
Overall software engineering experience
Excellent C++/Python skills
Strong experience with large-scale distributed systems
Strong experience with complex interdependent data pipelines
Strong ability to effectively debug problems and optimize code
Ability to provide thought leadership/advocacy on best practices to ensure high reliability
Experience with developing and tracking resources and other metrics
Experience with AWS or other public cloud technologies
BS/MS in Computer Science (or equivalent)
Passion for Quora and its mission
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.
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.