Systems Software Engineer - Cortex

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17
New York, NY
Information Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/22/17

You have a passion for machine learning and improving the ways people consume the world, live. You are excited to join an incredibly talented, and fun team which loves to take on new challenges. You like a fast-paced & fun environment, believe in Twitter’s mission in the world and want to be a core actor in pushing it forward.

What You’ll Do:

You will work with our team of machine learning experts and software engineers to design some of the strongest machine learning platform in the world, based on the latest deep learning, and powered by Twitter data.

Part of your responsibilities will be to design abstractions and libraries, create APIs and tools to simplify the usage of these capabilities for all engineers (even those without machine learning knowledge) at Twitter. Other responsibilities include integration with the Twitter data stack to feed our models through the platform, as well as optimizing latencies.


  • Scala or Java experience

  • Good understanding of the JVM

  • Experience with distributed systems development

  • Experience with software engineering best practices (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation)

  • BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent work experience


Nice to have:

  • Python or Lua experience

  • Familiarity with machine learning concepts

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