Machine Learning Engineer (Toronto)

Wish, Toronto, Canada

Mobile commerce platform

Our engineers move extremely fast, while solving unique and challenging problems. Our team is small and nimble. We release everyday to ensure that engineers are able to iterate quickly, and make an impact immediately. Each engineer has the opportunity to work on different domains, such as: information retrieval algorithms, scalability infrastructure and storage solutions, and large-scale applications for users on web and mobile devices.

We’re looking for engineers to work on our massive semi-structured datasets. This role is ideal for someone who has solid mathematical background, domain experience in data mining, information retrieval, or machine learning, and a strong system orientation. It offers the unique opportunity to have direct impact on key product initiatives, including product feed relevance, ad targeting, information extraction, and recommendations.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Previous experience with either IR, NLP, text/image mining, deep learning or big data mining is highly desirable
  • Previous experience in building ML pipelines; experience in building and dealing with big data systems 
  • Passion for leveraging technical solutions aligned with long term strategy with incremental deliverable outputs would be appreciated
  • Strong interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work on data mining , data science projects with application engineering, quality engineers and product management
Company Description
Wish brings together top technical talent from Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Uber, Pinterest, and Yahoo! Wish,www.wish.com, is changing the way people shop by making it more convenient and accessible to everyone on a global scale. We are passionate about connecting relevant products to relevant people. Using our top-notch recommendation system, we create a personalized shopping experience for each of our users. It’s a digital mall, right in your back pocket!

Wish was launched in November 2011 and already has over 200 million registered users, making it one of the top 5 mobile shopping applications, and highest downloaded shopping app on Black Friday 2015!

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About Wish

Wish is the leading mobile commerce platform in North America and Europe. Our mission is to give everyone access to the most affordable, convenient, and effective shopping mall in the world. By leveraging a competitive global supply chain of direct suppliers and avoiding retail costs we are offering anyone with a smartphone access to tens of millions of affordable goods. By making Wish available on smartphones we are putting this digital shopping mall directly in the pockets of tens of millions of consumers.

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