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Title: Research Scientist [Full time/Intern] - Snapchat ResearchPosted: July 27, 2016
Company/Institution: Snapchat
Location: Venice, CA
Department: Research

Description: Hi Fellow Researchers!

Snapchat Research is hiring!

We are a passionate team working hard to help people share authentic moments with friends. We have tons of interesting technical challenges, including designing cutting edge techniques to innovate our products, deploying algorithm to handle our scale, and improving the user experience of an application that sees millions of users and billions of requests per day. We are looking for candidates with strong analytical and software skills to join our team.

What you'll do:

  • Develop the state of the scientific art approaches to impact products
  • Evaluate the technical trade-offs of every decision
  • Introduce major innovations that can result in product features or new areas of business
  • Collaborate and work well within the team as well as with other teams to make product impact

Who we're looking for:

  • PhD in a technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Really, really good algorithm design and problem solving skill
  • Highly innovative, motivated and self-directed researcher
  • Successful previous projects experience that could potentially impact our products
  • Ability to perform research that is justified and guided by business opportunities
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment
  • Successful record of publication in top-tier international research venues
  • People who get excited by tough technical challenges
  • Collaborative, positive, team-oriented mindset

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Hands-on experience and fast prototyping skills
  • Industrial experience via prior internships or other employment
  • Experience in building algorithms that are scalable to large scale data
  • Demonstrated ability in both research and development

We're looking for people who would like to be the foundation of our research team as we continue to grow. Come join us in shaping the way people use technology to communicate! Hope you have a fantastic day!


Team Snapchat

Application Instructions: Please use the following links to apply. Interns please put a note in your application as intern applications.

Research Scientist


Research Engineer