Sr Staff ML Engineer - Cortex ML Platform
Location: New York City
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Who we are:
Cortex's purpose is to improve Twitter by enabling advanced and
Within Cortex, the ML Platform group focuses on accelerating the
impact of ML through tools and infrastructure. All of Twitter's
major product initiatives, serving the public conversation,
ensuring its health, and amplifying diversified revenue streams
integrally rely on machine learning.
We are on a quest to improve productivity of ML practitioners by
an order of magnitude within three years. Some of the key areas we
focus on include large scale feature management, model training and
serving, pipeline orchestration, notebook environments, data
processing, observability, differential privacy analysis tools and
ML experiment management.
We care deeply about
Staying abreast of and leveraging recent advances in machine
Improving productivity and iteration speed of ML practitioners
Improving fairness and transparency of our AI systems.
- Leveraging open source and off-the-shelf technologies while
making deep investments in problems which are unique to
Who You Are:
A hands on machine learning software engineer with a passion for
working on deep infrastructure issues in ML environments.
You thrive on working in concert with other smart people,
including from distributed offices.
You communicate fluidly, at the level of your audience, and seek
to understand and be understood.
You have a customer first mindset
You take pride in polishing and supporting our products.
You understand how to prioritize and drive the most impactful
backend infrastructure work given a company's mission and
You have the ability to take on complex problems, learn quickly,
iterate, and persist towards a good solution.
- You invest in the learning and growth of the people you
What You'll Do
Leadership: You will forge close relationships with the
Principal and Staff engineering community as well as with
engineering and product management leaders in multiple
organizations at Twitter and you will partner with them to deliver
impact. You will help define the vision and strategy for the
organization and have substantial impact on the vision and strategy
of customer and partner organizations.
Planning and Execution: Plan and deliver projects that impact
Innovation: Identify opportunities for technological
differentiation, investment or divestment. Ensure our
organization's work is aligned with broader company objectives.
Mentorship: Provide mentorship and guidance to senior technical
leaders and managers
Technical: Spend 30 percent of your time working on handson
technical problems including design and implementation.
- Cross functional partnership: Work closely with leaders and
organizations across the company to deliver impactful projects
which may involve multiple disciplines.
Senior level experience and MS or PhD in computer science
10+ years of industry experience as a hands on expert-level
practitioner of machine learning.
5+ years of experience leading large ML initiatives across cross
functional teams in multiple organizations.
Track record of building and maintaining large scale machine
learning systems in production. Having conducted research and
published peer-reviewed articles in a Machine Learning field is a
Track record of conceiving of significant innovations that
result in substantial positive impact to customers.
Deep understanding of latest developments of ML systems,
techniques, open source and cloud offerings
- Fluent in one or more object oriented languages like Java,
Scala, C++, C#
Twitter is what's happening and what people are talking about
right now. For us, life's not about a job, it's about purpose. We
believe real change starts with conversation. Here, your voice
matters. Come as you are and together we'll do what's right (not
what's easy) to serve the public conversation.
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