Engineering Manager, Ad Ranking

Main Location
Santa Monica, CA, United States
Open jobs
powertofly approved What Snap Inc. Has to Offer:

Snap Inc. calls themselves a camera company but you know them as the people behind Snapchat! Snap Inc. aims to improve the way people live and communicate by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. They offer their employees great benefits like:

  • 401k
  • Paid maternity, paternity, and family caregiver leave
  • Comprehensive medical coverage
  • Programs to encourage all kinds of fitness: financial, mental, & physical
  • Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

    We’re looking for a Engineering Manager to join the Snap Ad Ranking team. Working from our Mountain View office, you will be tasked with leading the development of new advertising products that help our partners achieve their business goals on the Snap platform. 

    What you’ll do:

    • Lead Machine Learning engineers to create models which drive value for our users, advertising partners, and our company

    • Design and implement new advertising products end-to-end helping advertisers achieve their business goals

    • Evaluate the technical tradeoffs of every decision

    • Perform code reviews and ensure exceptional code quality

    • Build robust, lasting, and scalable products

    • Iterate quickly without compromising quality

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Strong understanding of machine learning approaches and algorithms and their application to advertising domain

    • Experience setting the direction for a team whose primary output is online ranking/recommendation models

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with high attention to detail

    • Experience collaborating with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of a company

    • Experience in solving open ambiguous problems from end to end 

    • Possesses a desire to learn and help others

    Minimum Qualifications: 

    • BS/BA degree in technical field such as Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or equivalent years of experience

    • 8+ years ML industry experience or 7+ years ML industry experience and PhD in a related field

    • Experience in online advertising domain

    • Experience leading ML teams that focus on online ranking/recommendations

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • M.S. degree and/or PhD in computer science or related field

    • Experience working with machine learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, Caffe2, PyTorch, Spark ML, scikit-learn, or related frameworks

    • Experience working with distributed systems

    • Experience working with machine learning, ranking infrastructures, and system designs

    • Ability to proactively learn new concepts and apply them at work

    At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at

    We're a community of women leveraging our connections into top companies to help underrepresented women get the roles they've always deserved. Simultaneously, we work to build truly inclusive hiring processes and environments where women can thrive and not just survive.
    Are you hiring? Join our platform for diversifiying your team
    Engineering Manager, Ad Ranking
    Snap Inc.