Technical Lead, Machine Learning

| Seattle

Today, there is a chronic and pervasive customer data problem -- one that’s preventing some of the world’s most loved brands from understanding and engaging their customers through meaningful and captivating customer experiences. Amperity has invented a way to solve this problem with the horsepower of a distributed data infrastructure and the intelligence of best-in-class machine learning algorithms and techniques. Amperity frees, connects, and makes customer data usable so brands can create extraordinary customer experiences at scale. This approach unleashes the creative potential of Amperity users, allowing them to excel at what they do and bring their best ideas to life.

Amperity is an early stage technology company, venture-backed by the early investors of Amazon, Facebook, LinkedIn, Spotify, Concur, FlipKart and many more. Our team of successful, repeat entrepreneurs is focused on building a company composed of top-tier talent and a suite of disruptive products that drive tremendous value for our customers and the consumers they serve.

Interesting Problems

The Machine Learning team empowers the data science solutions that lie at the heart of Amperity's solutions. As the Technical Lead for this team you have the opportunity to have organizational impact creating incredible value, excitement and opportunity for our customers and prospects.

About You

  • 5+ years software development experience with highly scalable systems involving machine learning or big data
  • Excellent communication and math skills
  • Significant demonstrable production deliverables incorporating data science elements
  • Strong software skills in a JVM-based language
  • Experience using a machine learning framework such as MLlib, H20 or scikit-learn
  • Experience operationalizing in a full-stack environment, including taking on-call rotations and escalations
  • Experience with distributed source control (Git, Mercurial)
  • Experience delivering complex features and systems in a systematic manner
  • Experience mentoring or managing more junior engineers, guiding both their technical and career growth.
  • Experience managing (building, prioritizing, culling) area roadmap(s) in conjunction with product management.
  • Experience planning and running sprints and/or agile process execution
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or mathematics
  • Strong desire to learn and investigate new technologies
  • Open-minded, inclusive, and motivated to make good decisions

Technologies We Use

  • Open Source tools such as Accumulo, Spark, and Kafka
  • A web stack based on ClojureScript and the React family of tools
  • Cloud-first automation including Apache Aurora and SaltStack
  • Random forests, logistic regression, and probabilistic databases
  • Emacs AND vi!
  • And more

Benefits

We offer all the benefits you’d expect from a “great place to work”. Transportation subsidies, 100% healthcare coverage, and a comfortable snack-laden work environment. Beyond the basics, we provide an inclusive environment where you’ll be challenged to find and unlock your full potential, surrounded by a team of world-class people driving for excellence. 

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, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ClojureLanguages
    • ClojureScriptLanguages
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • HBaseDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • AccumuloDatabases
    • JIRAManagement
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

1000 1st AVE S 6th Floor, Seattle, WA 98134

What are Amperity Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
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