Backend Engineer

San Mateo, CA, US

Job Description / Skills Required

Define, architect and build large scale data processing
applications serving our online analytics suite such as
Product Recommendation, Search and Online Advertising.
Develop innovative solutions for real time user
personalization, leveraging billions of user events for high
volume online serving.
Use cutting edge machine learning techniques such as NLP,
Deep Learning, and Collaborative Filtering to make impactful
connections between user behavior.
Write server side code for low latency high throughput
SaaS applications.
Develop algorithms that increase conversion rate for high
profile customers such as Disney, Uniqlo, and Converse.
Reflektion drives millions of incremental conversion events for leading retailers of all sizes, including Disney, Converse,
Uniqlo, Godiva, O’Neill Clothing and Oriental Trading. Reflektion’s individualized Commerce Solutions enable retailers to
capture and respond to each individual shoppers intent in real time, which increases customer conversations and retailer
revenue by over 20%. The company is backed by leading investors including Battery Ventures, Hasson Plattner Ventures,
and Intel Capital. Reflektion is the 2015 winner of the Shop.org’s Digital Commerce Startup of the Year award.
We are a passionate team working hard on advanced technologies that are reinventing the world of eCommerce (including
machine learning, predictive analytics, search). We hire brilliant, talented individuals who are self-motivated and want to
constantly solve challenges in data representation and high volume query performance.
WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR
BS , MS, or PhD in Computer Science (or related fields)
Strong coding skills in at least one high level programming
language (preferably, Java, Go) and at least one scripting
language (e.g. Python, Bash).
Deep understanding of distributed systems, data stores,
and their associated tradeoffs.
Strong mathematical background; in particular probability
and machine learning concepts.
Experience in contributing to open source packages
is a plus.
Experience in writing high performance production
quality code.
Exposure to some key technologies of our stack is always
a plus (ElasticSearch, MongoDB, Redis, Cassandra, Kafka,
Storm, Spark)

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