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Job Overview

Our team is developing algorithmic and machine learning based solutions that improve outcomes for our advertisers. It is part of Outbrain’s Recommendations Group - about 40 machine learning engineers, data scientists, and backend engineers who are responsible for everything that Outbrain recommends in its feeds and widgets. The team uses an interplay of Java and Python, in addition to Kafka, Spark, Cassandra, Hive, and Tensorflow to form our ML and AutoML pipelines.

Your team’s responsibilities are:

  • Understanding business goals of advertisers and exploring solutions to achieve them
  • Deploying and maintaining highly available production services that serve millions of requests per minute
  • Algorithm design, implementation, evaluation, optimization for Cost Per Action
  • A/B testing and model deployment using fast development and deployment cycles
  • Improvements of our ML pipeline and utilization of Outbrain’s AutoML framework.


Your personal responsibilities are:

  • Collaborate with software engineers and scientists to research, develop, and deploy models and services at large scale
  • Leverage Outbrain's rich data sources and large-scale computing resources to build systems that process tera-bytes of data to improve outcomes for our advertisers
  • Perform software research, development, evaluation, and optimization


Who you are:

  • Minimum of BSc in Computer Science, Statistics, Software, Information Systems Engineering or equivalent industry experience
  • Solid Computer Science skills in data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Proficiency in one of Java, C#, C++ or similar
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing at scale, and operations
  • Industry experience in Machine Learning algorithms development and deployment to production - an advantage.
  • Knowledge of Python or similar language - an advantage
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills


What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and great work/life balance.
  • Working fully remote due to COVID in the foreseeable future.
  • Making a business and technical impact in a global company. The company is global, but at the same time small enough that a single person in this position can have a significant and measurable impact

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Outbrain Overview

Outbrain is the world’s leading discovery and native advertising feed for the open web. A third of the world’s Internet-connected population explore and discover information through our feed technology, which is trusted by emerging to established brands and integrated into thousands of media companies’ tech stacks to manage and monetize their publishing operations. Outbrain operates in 55 countries and is headquartered in New York City with offices in 18 cities worldwide.

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