Staff/Senior Machine Learning Engineer - Ranking, Feed, Relevance

Newsbreak Mountain View , CA 94035

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About News Break

News Break defines a new way for users to engage with local news. Since its founding in 2015, it has grown by leaps and bounds. Were the nation's largest intelligent local news platform!

News Break is ranked the #1 news app on both iOS and Android. With 11M+ daily active users and 23M+ monthly users (data source: App Annie), were also ahead of all major news apps such as The New York Times, CNN News, The Washington Post, Yahoo News, and SmartNews.

We're a series-C startup headquartered at Mountain View, California.

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About the Role


  • Develop highly scalable tools leveraging machine learning models to solve problems such as classification, clustering, topic modeling, natural language processing and recommendation
  • Develop in-house machine learning tools and pipelines to support fast experimentation of machine learning models
  • Work with other engineers to identify and solve machine learning problems


Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: machine learning, recommendation systems, deep learning, feed, relevance and data mining.
  • Expert knowledge in Java or Scala
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Python, and shell scripts

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS degree in Computer Science or related quantitative field with 3+ years of machine learning related work or research, or PhD degree in Computer Science or related quantitative field
  • Experience with machine learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, PyTorch or MxNet
  • Publications in trade journals such as JMLR or Machine Learning, or Presentations at related conferences such as ICML, NeurIPS, KDD, SIGIR and etc.


We provide a highly competitive compensation package including base salary, bonuses, and stock options. Benefits include great Medical, Dental and Vision. A flat organization and family-like culture makes this a perfect environment to make huge impact on our product and grow your skill set.

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