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Senior Manager, Stories Content Quality & Ranking

Company: Snap Inc.
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

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. - teams build fun and technically sophisticated products that reach hundreds of millions of Snapchatters around the world, every day. We're deeply committed to the well-being of everyone in our global community, which is why are at the root of everything we do. We move fast, with precision, and always execute with privacy at the forefront.Some core features we build and maintain include Snapchat's Camera, Creative Tools, Maps, Chat, Memories, Stories, Discover, Games, and Minis. Our Infrastructure teams deliver an innovative and cost-efficient platform that ensures Snapchat is the fastest way to communicate with your friends, no matter where you are in the world. We have one of the fastest growing digital ad platforms, and our Monetization teams drive measurable returns for advertisers through novel ad formats like Augmented Reality. As a Snap Engineering team member, you'll help us build the future of communication.We are looking for a Senior Manager Stories Content Quality & Ranking to join Snap Inc!The Stories team powers two of the most engaging and retentive features on the Snapchat app: Friend Stories and Discover. Both of these products have distinct but synergistic user value. Friend Stories are your way to share your day to your friends, a community or the world. Discover on the other hand is a broadcast product that educates and entertains users. These products also power the majority of Snap's revenues.We are looking for an experienced engineering leader to support the various teams working on Stories Content Quality & Ranking. In this role, you will be responsible for delivering the best content to the most relevant people and at the right time. The job is challenging, meaningful, and fun. The role is based in our San Francisco or Mountain View office, with teams located in Seattle, Los Angeles, and the Bay Area.What you'll do:

  • Own key top-line business metrics including but not limited to Stories content quality and product engagement
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the various teams working on Stories Content Quality & Ranking problems
  • Develop organizational-level goals, drive the technical and organizational roadmap for the engineering team
  • Collaborate with Content, Finance, Product, and Engineering teams distributed across multiple offices
  • Build, grow, and mentor a team of exceptional machine learning engineers, software engineers, and technical leaders.
  • Influence key decisions on architecture and implementation of scalable, reliable, and cost-effective engineeringMinimum Qualifications
    • BS/BA in a technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent experience
    • 6+ years of experience managing a team
    • Track record of building, growing, and mentoring high performing large teams
    • 9+ years working with applied machine learning problems in the domains of content ranking, computer vision, content understanding, or related fieldsPreferred Qualifications:
      • Track record of building new or hyper-growth ML-driven products impacting hundreds of millions of users
      • Track record of delivery in rapidly changing, highly collaborative, multi-site, multi-stakeholder environments
      • Preferred experience with feed ranking, search, or advertising
      • Relevant experience with data science and Internet-scale infrastructure
      • Have a passion to learn new things, develop people, and make a business impact at a very large scaleAt 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 .: Snap Inc. is its own community, so we've got your back! We do our best to make sure you and your loved ones have everything you need to be happy and healthy, on your own terms. Our benefits are built around your needs and include paid maternity & paternity leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap's long-term success! - -

Keywords: Snap Inc., Palo Alto , Senior Manager, Stories Content Quality & Ranking, Executive , Palo Alto, California

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