Backend Engineer, Search Team | Media | New York

Job Title: Backend Engineer, Search Team | Media | New York
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: New York, USA
Salary: US$130000.00 - US$170000 per year + bonus & stock
Reference: BBBH15119_1505407901
Contact Name: Brian Cannon
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 14, 2017 17:51

Job Description

Our client, a global leader in images, film, and music, is looking for a strong backend engineer to join their search and discovery team.

The ideal engineering hire will be responsible for helping build innovative search discovery paths. You enjoy designing and coding distributed systems and scalable services that will improve the search experience for their millions of daily customers. In this role you will also be working hand in hand with data scientists and researchers to drive ideas cradle to grave.

The ideal candidate will have a fluency in multiple programming languages, both dynamic and static. Java preferred, while Go and Scala are also beneficial. Experience writing large scalable applications, solving complex issues in a distributed system, and being able to shepard projects from prototype to production.

Bonus skills:

  • Experience with, or interest in learning: machine learning and computer vision.
  • Information retrieval, search engine design, query tuning, learn to rank, search evaluation.
  • AWS, Docker, Kubernetes experience.
  • Hadoop, Hive, Spark or related technologies.

To learn more about this and other engineering opportunities, please email or call Brian Cannon at +1 646 766 1202.