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Senior Software Engineer, ML Platform

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Posted 4 days ago

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

$217k - $303k

Skills

Python

Scala

Go

Summary

  • - Mission/Vision: Architecting and maintaining foundational ML infrastructure to power recommender systems and more, supporting Reddit’s mission of community and belonging for all.

  • - Key Responsibilities: Leading the development of high-performance ML platform solutions, advancing architecture, and mentoring team members.

  • - Growth Opportunities: Significant opportunities in ML software development lifecycle improvements, working with large-scale data systems, and engaging in deep learning and other advanced ML techniques.

Description

Reddit is a community of communities. It’s built on shared interests, passion, and trust and is home to the most open and authentic conversations on the internet. Every day, Reddit users submit, vote, and comment on the topics they care most about. With 100,000+ active communities and approximately 82M+ daily active unique visitors, Reddit is one of the internet’s largest sources of information. For more information, visit .

**Location:
**This role is . If you happen to live close to one of our physical office locations, our doors are open for you to come into the office as often as you'd like.

Team Description: The Machine Learning Platform team at Reddit is a high-impact team that owns the infrastructure that powers recommendations, content discovery, user and content quantification, while directly impacting other teams such as Growth, Ads, Feeds, and Core Machine Learning teams.

**Role Description:
**As a Senior Software Engineer, Machine Learning Platform, this person will be instrumental in architecting, implementing, and maintaining foundational Machine Learning (ML) infrastructure that powers Feeds Ranking, Content Understanding, Recommendations and much more to fulfill Reddit’s mission of bringing community and belonging to everyone in the world. You will build systems and tools that enable machine learning engineers (MLEs) and data scientists (DSs) and continuously improve the ML software development lifecycle. You will deliver a self service ML platform that enables the continuous iteration and improvement of systems that use ML techniques including Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Recommendation Systems, Representation Learning and Computer Vision.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the building, testing, and maintenance of ML infrastructure at Reddit

  • Propose, design, and implement high-performance ML platform solutions that significantly advance the deployment of models that serve millions of redditors a seamless experience for MLEs

  • Design and implement solutions that significantly advance the architecture of the ML Platform

  • Work with management on team goal setting, planning, and de-risk project execution

  • Mentor other team members in adopting a rigorous DevOps approach to maintain and/or improve ML platform components and services health and quality

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of work experience in a production software development environment or building data systems,

  • 3+ years of work experience plus a degree in ML, Engineering, Computer Science, or other relevant discipline

  • Experience with design and architecture of large scale ML Systems

  • Experience building production-quality code incorporating testing, evaluation, and monitoring using object oriented programming, experience in: Python, Scala, golang.

  • Knowledge of maintaining or developing applications using large-scale data stack, e.g, BigQuery, GraphQL, Kafka, Flink, Cassandra, Redis

  • Comfortable with distributed systems, big data (Petabyte scale) and data-intensive systems

  • Strong organizational & communication skills

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Benefits

  • 401k Matching

  • Workspace benefits for your home office

  • Personal & Professional development funds

  • Family Planning Support

  • Flexible Vacation (please use them!) & Reddit Global Wellness Days

  • 4+ months paid Parental Leave

  • Paid Volunteer time off

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Pay Transparency:

This job posting may span more than one career level.

In addition to base salary, this job is eligible to receive equity in the form of restricted stock units, and depending on the position offered, it may also be eligible to receive a commission. Additionally, Reddit offers a wide range of benefits to U.S.-based employees, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) program with employer match, generous time off for vacation, and parental leave. To learn more, please visit .

To provide greater transparency to candidates, we share base pay ranges for all US-based job postings regardless of state. We set standard base pay ranges for all roles based on function, level, and country location, benchmarked against similar stage growth companies. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors including, skills, depth of work experience and relevant licenses/credentials, and may vary from the amounts listed below.

The base pay range for this position is:

$216,700—$303,400 USD

Reddit is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please contact us at .

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