Research Engineer

Snapchat Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 5 months ago

We're looking for a Research Engineer to join Snap Inc! You'll work with a small group in Snap Inc.'s Research team focused on experimenting and deploying new user experiences.

Responsible for bringing ideas to life, you will be involved through the whole research process, from the design to the launch of a product. Our team develops new user experiences on both emerging and established platforms such as wearables, AR, voice, web, and mobile. Working closely with Research Scientists, you will develop prototypes that turn into scientific publications and transform those prototypes into real products that can impact millions of people every day.

What you'll do:

  • Architect, design, and implement software research prototypes

  • Translate research prototypes into robust, lasting, and scalable products

  • Assist Research Scientists on existing projects and collaborate with them on ideating new ones

  • Iterate and learn new things quickly

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • 2+ years of full-stack software engineering experience in industry

  • Significant experience in Python, Java, C# and/or C++

Preferred qualifications:

  • Masters/PhD in a technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent experience

  • Experience with cloud platforms such as Google Cloud and/or AWS

  • Experience with Sketch, Figma and other design tools

  • Hands-on experience and fast prototyping

  • Demonstrated ability to build and ship software

  • A collaborative, positive, and team-oriented mindset

  • Experience building iOS and Android applications

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