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(Expired) Sr. Python Developer

5 months ago by GumGum

  Santa Monica (California), USA

Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: Software Engineering

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Our Advertising Division engineering team consists of more than 50 engineers. We hire a diverse skill-set from Computer Vision Scientist to React developers. The highlight of our Advertising division is the scale and amount of data it handles. We generate more than 50 TB of new data every day. We have web services that receive more than 20 million requests per minute. Our engineers and scientists work on technologies such as Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Spark, Kafka, AWS, Big data and React. We encourage our engineers to present in meetups and attend conferences. We also encourage our engineers to submit patches to open source projects. If you are passionate about technology then GumGum’s Advertising Engineering is the right place for you!

We're looking for an excellent Sr. Python Developer who will help spearhead GumGum's effort in scaling our AI Platform using bleeding edge technologies and frameworks. This candidate will be crucial in the design and development of distributed systems for the scalable training and deployment of state-of-the-art machine learning and computer vision solutions.


  • Build, operate, and optimize scalable machine learning systems
  • Scale our ever-growing AI Platform
  • Design and maintain services and API’s for interfacing with ML applications
  • Evolve in an agile and fast-paced environment, interfacing directly with our business and product teams

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of back-end python development experience
  • Experienced with designing, developing and extending complex distributed systems in AWS or Google Cloud Platform
  • Experience developing microservices
  • Experience with designing, implementing, and using RESTful APIs
  • Basic understanding of machine learning
  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with ML systems using frameworks such as Tensorflow, Caffe2, PyTorch, MXNet, Kubeflow, MLflow
  • Working knowledge of container orchestration technologie such as kubernetes or ECS
  • A solid understanding of DevOps principles such as infrastructure as code, scalability, and resilience

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive health, vision and dental benefits
  • Healthcare and dependent care FSA
  • Employer-matched 401(k) plan
  • Stock incentive program
  • Paid parental leave
  • Fitness reimbursement and wellness workshops
  • Discounted Pet Health Program
  • Flexible time off and work schedule
  • Commuter perks
  • Stocked kitchen & Everytable Smartfridge
  • Dog-friendly HQ office - we love our fur babies!
  • Incredible work/life balance with a collaborative and friendly work space
  • GumGum Gives Back volunteering opportunities
  • Team building lunches and events, and monthly company celebrations
  • Located in hotbed of tech startups, just blocks from the beach

Career & Personal Development Focus

  • Ongoing learning and development for education opportunities such as webinars, books, classes, relevant conferences and events
  • Opportunities to pursue business related side projects and yearly Hackathon
  • Highly encouraged to contribute to open source software, including our own open source software
  • Environment of learning from peers, including meetups, presentations and blog posts
  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technology
  • Life Skills sessions - geared towards the whole life/health/person
  • Leadership Bites Dinner Series - connecting current and future GumGum leaders over great food and meaningful conversation


We invite you to learn more about GumGum!

Our Team...
GumGum is an AI company with expertise in computer vision built on the imagination of its people. Each day, our talented team of thinkers and doers comes together to solve hard problems on behalf of the world’s most successful businesses. Through a combination of computer science, creativity and hustle, we’ve produced a series of major technology breakthroughs across a variety of industries - from advertising to sports.

Our Tech...
GumGum is constantly evolving to be at the forefront of computer vision and machine learning advancements. With nearly 10 years experience, we use our proprietary image recognition technology to deliver highly engaging, contextually relevant ad experiences across premium publishers all over the world.

Our Products & Services...
Our Advertising business serves contextual marketing messages in line with content users are actively engaged with.

Our Sports business helps marketers and rights holders understand the full media value of their sponsorship investments across broadcast and social media. And we deliver on brand safety by leveraging our AI to detect unsafe text and imagery, allowing us to deliver ads in brand safe, contextually relevant environments.

Our Hackathons...
What’s a Hackathon? We’re glad you asked. Our employees split into teams and spend 48 hours ‘hacking’ together before presenting their ideas to our executive team. It’s a chance for anyone within our company to showcase the visions they want to bring to fruition.

Our Culture...
GumGum recently earned LA’s Best Places to Work Award, and it’s no surprise why. With company-sponsored social hours, annual holiday celebrations and o-site gatherings, GumGummers enjoy a fun, creative and collaborative workplace. We provide ourselves on our strong track record of giving employees the autonomy and support they need to succeed.

Oh, and doggies...
We love our dogs so much, we even have an Instagram dedicated to them! Follow us: @dogsofgumgum

GumGum is committed to providing equal opportunities. GumGum prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, religion, marital status, registered domestic partner status, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition including genetic characteristics, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws (“Protected Characteristics”). It also prohibits unlawful discrimination based on the perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics.

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