Software Engineer, 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 at Amperity is currently focused on the entity resolution problem - think k-means clustering but with a huge and unknown k - at scale and fully operationalized into customers on-going daily workflows. The team continues to evolve our best-in-class solution atop a Spark-based distributed ecosystem and has a rich backlog of additional problems including intelligent entity merge, schema matching, field inference, and automated data cleansing in the queue.

About You

  • Strong software skills in a JVM-based language including demonstrable experience in delivering software features in a systematic manner
  • 2+ years software development experience with highly scalable systems involving machine learning or big data
  • Prior experience with machine learning frameworks like SparkML, H20 or scikit-learn
  • Interest in or experience with Clojure or another functional language
  • Operational experience in a full-stack environment, including taking on-call rotations and escalations
  • 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, 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
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
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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