Machine Learning Infrastructure Engineer

Engineering San Mateo, California


Description

ipsy is an innovative fast-growing beauty company headquartered in San Mateo, CA. Machine learning is critical for ipsy to achieve our goal of personalizing all aspects of customer experience. The models we build and deploy affect millions of users. What makes ipsy unique and a great place to do machine learning is that we gather a great number of deep user features that are not available to typical eCommerce companies, allowing us to build better models and make better recommendations.

We are looking for excellent Software Engineer who is also familiar with various aspects and workflows of machine learning. You will be developing infrastructure used to build features, train, and deploy custom machine learning models. The ideal candidate should also thrive in a fluid, high-performance entrepreneurial environment with a passion for learning and innovating.

Must-Have Qualifications:

  • Strong overall programming ability.
  • Working experience of building real-world software in one of the following languages (python / JAVA / Javascript / ruby)
  • Working knowledge of SQL
  • Working experience of building data pipelines using big data tools  (Hadoop/Spark/Airflow)
  • Basic understanding of machine learning
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Bachelor's in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent field.

Nice-to-Have Qualifications:

  • Working experience of building infrastructure to handle large production datasets.
  • Working experience of deploying machine learned models into real-world settings.
  • Working experience of building scalable Restful API services.


About us:

ipsy was founded with one singular mission: to inspire individuals around the world to express their unique beauty. That’s how the ipsy Glam Bag came to life. With five products personalized for you—plus articles, videos, and more on ipsy.com—you’re free to try new things and express who you are. ipsy Shopper takes our mission to the next level by making beauty more accessible, rewarding, and liberating than ever before. And with ipsy Gen Beauty, Open Studios, and all the creator content that we post each day, our intention has remained the same: to give every individual the tools to form their own definition of beauty. With over 3M members and 8K digital content creators in our community, and generating over half a billion monthly content views, we’re just getting started.

ipsy is headquartered in the Bay Area with an office in New York City and a studio production and editing facility in Los Angeles. The company achieved profitability in its first year and raised a series B round of $100M with Sherpa Capital and TPG in 2015. We owe all of our success to our inspiring, energizing employees who make exceptional things happen every single day—fearless thinking, tenacity, and a pioneering spirit push us forward. From marketing and media to engineering and operations, we are united in our goal to democratize beauty, making it accessible and affordable for everyone and fearlessly representing individuality and inclusivity. We dream. We empower. We create. And we have great fun doing it together.

Take a look at careers.ipsy.com for some exciting opportunities to join our team. And check us out at ipsy.com, @ipsyofficial on Snapchat, and @ipsy on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, and Twitter.