Senior Search Ranking Engineer job in San Francisco
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Etsy is looking for an experienced Software Engineer to join our Search Ranking team and help us power a unique, values-driven shopping experience that connects millions of buyers and sellers to one another.The ideal candidate is a software engineer who has worked on search or search-related areas like recommender systems, and has background in information retrieval and machine learning. The team is based in San Francisco, but we’re also open to candidates who are based in Brooklyn, NY, or who would work remotely.Close knit team, high impact. Every member of our engineering team has a high level of level impact in driving key business goals. Our engineering team enjoys the process of helping tens of millions of buyers’ find what they’re looking for while simultaneously helping our sellers (creative entrepreneurs) be more successful.Unique products, unique challenges. Etsy is a unique marketplace, and so is every item listed on it. This creates both exciting and a unique set of challenges in architecting a search experience that matches buyers to the products that match their unique tastes.Technologically adaptable. We’re primarily a Java and Scala shop, but we use whatever tools are best to solve the problem at hand. Whether that is Spark for data analysis or deep learning to understand the text and images in product listings.