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They’re looking for a Machine Learning Research Engineer to join Team Snapchat! As a member of the Augmented Reality Team, you will train state-of-the-art machine learning models. You will collaborate with researchers, engineers, and designers and find new ways to apply machine learning to create exciting products and breakthrough interactive experiences for 100s of millions of Snapchatters around the world.

What You’ll Do

  • Design and implement machine learning and computer vision solutions to be used by millions of Snapchatters
  • Develop deep architectures and optimization techniques for cutting-edge solutions
  • Create products that are used by millions of Snapchatters
  • Learn new techniques and stay on the cutting edge
  • Introduce major innovations that can lead to new product features or new areas of business
  • Work closely with other Snap teams to explore and prototype new product features

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • A proven passion for machine learning; you stay up-to-date with research and are excited about prototyping new ideas quickly
  • Knowledge of mathematics and deep learning foundations
  • Knowledge of basic computer vision algorithms
  • Communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field such as computer science (or equivalent experience)
  • Research or engineering experience in one or more of the following: generative models (GANs, VAE, Glow), segmentation, object detection, classification, tracking, or other related applications of machine learning
  • Industry or project experience with deep learning frameworks (e.g. PyTorch, TensorFlow, Caffe2)
  • Strong track record of software development in Python or C++

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. in a related technical field
  • Experience developing real-time software for mobile applications
  • Examples of your work such as open-source projects, blog posts, Kaggle contests, top conference or journal publications, etc.
  • Excitement about Snapchat and their products

At Snap, they believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable them to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact them at

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