Do you want to help make "Vimeo" a verb? There are millions of Vimeo creators and users searching for content across millions of topics looking for inspiration, collaborators, and audiences. Join Vimeo’s Search team to help improve discovery on the coolest video site around, bridging disciplines that include search algorithms, information retrieval, data enrichment, natural language processing, and data science.
The Search team at Vimeo uses Elasticsearch, PHP and Go to make our search stack robust, reliable and independent. From here, Vimeo makes navigation, exploration, and discovery of content as easy and awesome as possible. We optimize our users’ experience by validating ideas through AB testing. Our engineers work closely with the Product team to help define and articulate a vision for our products.
What you'll do:
Identify search relevancy challenges and opportunities based on real search sessions, come up with ideas for algorithmic solutions, and experiment
Plan and deliver features that improve the creative, collaborative, and productive experience for Vimeo’s creator users, especially for search
Collaborate with the Vimeo front-end team to determine API needs and implementation
Partner with product managers to refine and prioritize requirements, estimate and scope work, and time releases
Help improve applications automation and monitoring throughout the system
Write clean, portable, and well-documented code
Skills & knowledge you should possess:
Strong communication skills and the ability to work across many products and teams
Excellent understanding of search KPIs
Practical experience with Elasticsearch/Lucene/Solr and a strong understanding of indexing, search, information retrieval and relevance
Mastery of at least one server-side language such as Go, Java, PHP or Python
Solid understanding of API design
Experience with relational databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL)
Understanding of IO issues, disk and network
Knowledge and experience of monitoring tools (ELK stack, Grafana)
BS or MS in Computer Science or related field
Strong portfolio of public code (Github, Bitbucket, etc.)
Has built Elasticsearch plugins
Knowledge of machine learning and other predictive modeling techniques
Vimeo empowers video creators to tell exceptional stories and connect with their audiences and communities. Home to more than 60 million members in over 150 countries, Vimeo is the world’s largest ad-free open video platform and provides powerful tools to host, share and sell videos in the highest quality possible. Founded in 2004 and based in New York City, Vimeo is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC). Learn more at www.vimeo.com.