Snap Inc.

Machine Learning Engineer, Computer Vision, 3+ Yea...

Job description

Snap Inc is a technology company. We believe the camera presents the greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Snap contributes to human progress by empowering people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together. The Company’s three core products are Snapchat, a visual messaging app that enhances your relationships with friends, family, and the world; Lens Studio, an augmented reality platform that powers AR across Snapchat and other services; and it's AR glasses, Spectacles.

Snap Engineering 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 our values are at the root of everything we do. We move fast, with precision, and always execute with privacy at the forefront.

We're looking for a Machine Learning Engineer to join Snap!

What you’ll do:

  • Build, optimize, and deploy state-of-the-art machine learning models for computer vision products
  • Create models which help drive value for users, advertisers, and our company
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest industry trends and research in machine learning & computer vision and apply this knowledge to tackle complex problems in innovative ways

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • In-depth understanding of common machine learning and deep learning algorithms
  • Skilled at designing, training, and analyzing neural networks for computer vision applications
  • Strong computer science fundamentals with proficiency programming in python and/or C++

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s in a related technical field such as computer science or equivalent years of experience
  • 3+ years of industry experience with large-scale customer-facing AI products
  • Experience applying machine learning models to one or more of the following areas: computer vision, AR/VR, video understanding, or generative AI
  • Experience with deep learning frameworks such as PyTorch, JAX, or TensorFlow

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced degree in machine learning, computer vision, or related field
  • Experience contributing to AI publications at top conferences such as (e.g. ICLR, ICML, AAAI, NeurIPS, CVPR, ECCV, ICCV, SIGGRAPH)
  • Experience with machine learning infrastructure, distributed systems, and recommendation systems
  • A proven passion for machine learning; you stay up-to-date with research and are excited about prototyping new ideas quickly


In the United States, work locations are assigned a pay zone which determines the salary range for the position. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These pay zones may be modified in the future.

  • Zone A (CA, WA, NYC): The base salary range for this position is $175,000 - $250,000 annually
  • Zone B: The base salary range for this position is $166,000 - $238,000 annually
  • Zone C: The base salary range for this position is $149,000 - $213,000 annually

This position is eligible for equity in the form of RSUs

Default Together Policy at Snap: At Snap Inc. we believe that being together in person helps us build our culture faster, reinforce our values, and serve our community, customers and partners better through dynamic collaboration. To reflect this, we practice a “default together” approach and expect our team members to work in an office at least 80% of the time (an average of 4 days per week).

If you are not based in the same location(s) listed for this role and are open to relocation, we encourage you to apply to take advantage of our generous relocation policy.

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

Our Benefits: 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 parental leave, comprehensive medical coverage, emotional and mental health support programs, and compensation packages that let you share in Snap’s long-term success!

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