Uncubed

Machine Learning Engineer

thredUP, San Francisco, CA

Makes secondhand shopping a cinch


About thredUP
thredUP, based in San Francisco, is the leading online marketplace for buying and selling like-new women’s and kids’ clothing. thredUP was founded in 2009 and currently employs nearly 1,000 people across its corporate office and four distribution centers. To date, thredUP has raised $131 million from top-tier investors, most recently closing an $81M equity investment from Goldman Sachs.

thredUP’s mission is to inspire a new generation of consumers to think secondhand first. We are achieving this mission being the most convenient solution for busy moms to “clean out” their closets, get organized and do good in the process. thredUP also has the widest and most affordable selection of secondhand clothes in all the name brands customers want to own, in like-new condition.

thredUP is growing rapidly, and has built a world-class team that includes investors and executives from Netflix, Virgin, DVF, GAP and Sephora. We are building the leader in the online secondhand apparel market, and we are just getting started.

About the Role
At thredUP we've compiled a remarkable dataset, with high quality photographs of and characteristics on tens of millions of unique garments. We are forming a team to use this data to automate what is currently manual labor in our nationwide network of distribution centers. This is an opportunity not only to play a pivotal role in the formation of a new team, but also make a huge impact on operations, the backbone of our business. If you're looking for a fast-paced environment that encourages taking the initiative and cares more about results than hours worked, we would love to hear from you.

Responsibilities

  • Developing models for classifying and tagging garments
  • Understanding our existing data taxonomy and find ways we might improve it
  • Helping to build our machine learning platform
  • Building the team’s processes and culture

Requirements

  • Must have 2+ years Industry experience with deep learning
  • Experience productionizing machine learning models
  • Aptitude to independently learn and work on new technologies
  • Strong and effective communication with peers and business users
  • Expert knowledge of at least one programming language

About thredUP

thredUP is the nation's leading online marketplace for women's and kids' like-new apparel. Over 25,000 brands, ranging from Gap to Gucci, are listed on thredUP.com at prices up to 90 percent off retail. 

Want to learn more about thredUP? Visit https://www.thredup.com/