Product Engineer

Full-time San Francisco, CA

If building a product from the ground up that will be used by millions of people excites you, this is the role for you.

Sample Projects
  • Experiment with search relevance algorithms and measure the results.
  • Work with the Product Designer to create a new search analytics dashboard.
  • Build out a new backend administrative feature to help the customer support team.
  • Create a streamlined search installation flow and measure the results with an A/B test.
Required Skills (non-negotiable)

Excellent practical judgement. You should know how to effectively allocate your time when solving hard problems.

Qualifications (the more the better)
  • Experience with open source Search software, especially Lucene/Elasticsearch/Solr.
  • Experience with Ruby and/or Java.
  • Familiarity with web crawling and information extraction.
  • Familiarity with the full web application stack (from CSS to Rack).
  • Familiarity with developer-facing APIs (standards, protocols, testing, etc.).
  • Practical experience implementing information retrieval algorithms.
What you'll learn (and help us learn)
  • How to reliably scale a search platform for millions of users.
  • How to grow and lead an engineering team.
  • How to recruit and hire exceptional engineering talent.
  • How to manage a growing business technically and operationally.
  • All the information retrieval, machine learning, and NLP you can handle.

If this sounds interesting, we would love to hear from you. Please include whatever info you believe is relevant: resume, GitHub profile, code samples, links to personal projects, etc.

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