Senior Machine Learning Engineer (15617) Remote- Canada
Toronto, Canada /
Technology – Enterprise Search /
About Getty Images
Getty Images is a preeminent global visual content creator and marketplace that helps businesses of all types and sizes connect and compete in an increasingly digital and visual world. Through its Getty Images, iStock and Unsplash brands, websites and APIs, Getty Images serves over 1 million customers in almost every country in the world and is the first-place people turn to discover, purchase, and share powerful visual content from the world’s best photographers and videographers.
The company works with over 450,000 contributors and more than 300 content partners to deliver powerful and comprehensive content. Each year, Getty Images covers more than 160,000 news, sport and entertainment events providing depth and breadth of coverage. The company maintains one of the largest and best privately-owned photographic archives in the world with over 135 million images dating back to the beginning of photography. As photojournalists, videographers, creators, art directors, creative researchers, data scientists and customer service professionals, they have made it their mission to help tell stories which will move your brand, your customers, your readers, and viewers, and help create lasting connections.
The company also takes inherent biases in AI and machine learning very seriously. They are committed to checking data to identify potential biases from the individual/s developing the tool. It is their mission as a company to be a passionate advocate for the realistic representation of all people and communities through visual content, celebrating diversity and authenticity in every area of life.
About the team:
- The Search Team at Getty Images is responsible for building the search technology that empowers our customers to move the world with images. To meet the ever-changing needs of our customers, we explore, develop, and deploy new AI/ML technologies, visual search algorithms, computer vision models, and new ranking techniques at scale.
What you will do
- Build scalable software solutions that delight our customers
- Form strong cross-functional relationships with engineering teams
- Maintain focus on reliability, resiliency, and security
What we are looking for:
- Experience building and operating complex distributed systems at scale
- Empathy for users and their business goals
- Proven experience building and leading software engineering teams with a focus on inclusion and diversity
- Tenacity and the ability to balance competing priorities across multiple cross-functional stakeholders
- Orientation towards long-term impact as the yardstick for prioritization, but able to strike the right balance between short-term goals and longer-term vision
- Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
- Curiosity and pragmatism
Qualifications & Experience
- Experience developing with ML Libraries (Such as Onnx, TensorFlow, Bert)
- Well versed in C#, Java, or other object-oriented languages
- Working knowledge of search algorithms and their practical applications.
- Hands-on experience with AWS Technologies (Such as Dynamo, ECS, EC2, S3)
- Experience with containers and container schedulers (Docker, ECS)
Nice to have:
- Familiarity working with: Solr, Lucene, Spark and Kafka
- Knowledge or experience with FAISS, vector search, or NLP
- Understanding and utilization of scripting languages such as Bash, Python and Ruby
- Experience with CI/CD and Gitlab
- Experience with monitoring tools such as Splunk, Grafana, and Prometheus
Covid-19 Company Statement:
Getty Images does not require employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19, but vaccination or testing may be mandated by the relevant local laws with which Getty Images will comply. If this position involves contact with third parties, attendance on site for events, travel and/or work in our offices, those actions will be subject to any to relevant local laws, venue or customer requirements, or travel requirements regarding vaccines or testing (and exemptions thereto).
Getty Images does not require employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19, but vaccination or testing has been mandated by the Biden administration and that mandate applies to our US workforce. If this position involves contact with third parties, attendance on site for events, travel and/or work in our offices, those actions will be subject to any to relevant local laws, venue or customer requirements, or travel requirements regarding vaccines or testing (and exemptions thereto).
Who We Are:
Getty Images is a preeminent global visual content creator and marketplace. Through Getty Images, iStock, and Unsplash, we offer a full range of content solutions to meet the needs of any customer—no matter their size—around the globe.
Getty Images encompasses the largest and best path to market for visual creators through their premier brands including its core, Getty Images; iStock, a value offering of creative stills and videos providing a significant volume of exclusive content to small and medium-sized businesses; and Unsplash, a free offering of creative stills servicing the fast-growing and broad-based creator economy.
Help us move the world with images! Bringing award-winning imagery to everyone, Getty Images has customers in almost every country in the world, with websites in 23 languages, bringing the world’s best content to media outlets, advertising agencies and corporations, small businesses and increasingly, direct to consumers.
Getty Images works with over 516,000 contributors and image partners to provide comprehensive coverage of more than 160,000 news, sport, and entertainment events around the globe. With over 520 million assets, of which over 320 million are digitized, encompassing the latest global news, sports, celebrity, music and fashion coverage; exclusive conceptual creative images; and the world’s largest commercial archive. New content is added daily, with 8-10 million new assets added each quarter.
Getty Images offers the most exclusive and unique creative and editorial visual content globally. The breadth and quality of our content allow our customers and partners to tell their stories with greater creativity and accuracy, thereby eliciting more emotion and enabling more action. Getty Images moves the world —whether the goal is commercial or philanthropic, revenue-generating or society-changing, market-disrupting or headline-driving. Getty Images offers the highest quality and most diverse visual content, based on industry-leading expertise and innovation.
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With one voice and shared accountability.
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Getty Images is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. Getty Images believes that diversity is critical to our success in moving the world with images and is committed to creating an inclusive, mutually respectful environment that celebrates diversity. We seek to hire on the basis of merit, competence, performance, and business needs.