Engineering Manager - Search (ML)

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As Engineer Manager in Search Platform team at Rappi you will lead a technical team to improve Rappi's Search Ranking. You will manage cross-functional teams(backend, Data Scientists, Data Engineers), taking them from ideation and concept phases to testing and production, while remaining involved from a hands-on technical perspective. The Platform team is a key piece within the Search Area, responsible of providing ranked results to other services and providing personalized content for our users.
At Rappi, no two days are the same. We love to hustle, work hard for a greater good and strive to be the leading tech company in Latin America. Rappi is growing at a tremendous rate and this position is crucial in our pursuit of a game-changing experience for our users and allies.
Things we have worked on in the last 6 months:- Major Architectural refactor (reliability)- Improved search conversions by 10%+- A Neural Network to identify user intent (implemented in golang)
Some things coming up un our roadmap:- Personalized Search results (a Vegan and a Paleo should not be see the same burgers)- Token extraction (identify that in "strawberry jam XXX" strawberry is a flavor, jam the product and XXX the brand)
The Search Area has strong focus on data and correctness. We A/B test A LOT. We measure and take evidence based decisions, we work as a team, this means: we care for each other not only at work level but also as a person, we have open discussions and everyone is welcome to contribute with ideas. We move fast and give independence, we want everyone to understand all aspects of the business and take ownership. We don't believe in micromanaging and value work/life balance.

What You'll Do

  • Ensure best practices within your teams.
  • Contribute to company-wide standards and reliability
  • Increase the quality of your technical team both by hiring and coaching
  • Help the team grow
  • Put models in production (this role is not for a research position)

What You'll Need

  • Strong software development skills
  • Startup experience
  • The ability to ship both MVPs and highly scalable products
  • Experience leading high performance data teams
  • Experience in a high growth, fast scaling environment
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to coach both in backend and apps.

  • The Main Technologies We Use Include:
  • Golang, Python, Airflow
  • Microservices based architecture
  • ElasticSearch, redis, kafka, snowflake
  • AWS or cloud services
What we offerThe ability to have an outstanding impact in Latam and the opportunity to have a visible role within the fastest growing tech company in the region
A fully remote job position or your choice of offices in Bogotá, Buenos Aires or San Pablo.
Competitive salary.If you choose to move to our main hub in Bogotá an appropriate relocation package and visa support to ensure a smooth start to your next chapter.
Think you're up for the challenge? Send us your application
Job tags: Airflow AWS Backend Coaching Competitive salary Cross-functional High performance Kafka ML Python Redis Research
Job region(s): Worldwide/Anywhere
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