Software Engineer, Mobile

  • Job Reference: 00000025-1
  • Date Posted: 18 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Grammarly
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The opportunity 

Grammarly empowers people to thrive and connect, whenever and wherever they communicate. More than 20 million people around the world use our AI-powered writing assistant every day. All of this begins with our team collaborating in a values-driven and learning-oriented environment. 

To achieve our ambitious goals, we’re looking for a Software Engineer to join our Mobile team. Affecting how people communicate is extremely challenging and requires flawless execution of memory- and CPU-intensive tasks on mobile devices. The Mobile team works with language models and machine learning models that power Grammarly’s iOS and Android keyboard apps. Engineers on this team convert product ideas into implementations that impact millions of users every day. 

Grammarly’s engineers and researchers have the freedom to innovate and uncover breakthroughs—and, in turn, influence our product roadmap. The complexity of our technical challenges is growing rapidly as we scale our interfaces, algorithms, and infrastructure. Read more about our stack or hear from our team on our technical blog.

 

Your impact

The Mobile team designs and implements features that form the core of our mobile products. You will implement solutions that are fast and that fit in the constraints of a mobile device. Over time, your contributions will help shape the product roadmap and create delightful experiences for our users.

Working on this team will require you to research industry practices for natural language processing (NLP) and adopt them in the team's work. You will also collaborate with researchers to solve problems that require building new language models and machine learning (ML) models.

 

We’re looking for someone who

  • Embodies our EAGER values—is ethical, adaptable, gritty, empathetic, and remarkable
  • Has experience with C++ in a production environment
  • Can design data structures and algorithms to process large amounts of text on mobile devices
  • Can design modules with good APIs
  • Has experience in NLP and/or ML
  • Is comfortable writing Python code
  • Is interested in solving complex math problems 
  • Has experience with performance tuning and memory optimization
  • It’s an added bonus if you have experience with on-device usage of TensorFlow models

 

Support for you, professionally and personally

  • Professional growth: We hire people we trust, and we give team members autonomy to do their best work. We also support professional development with training, coaching, and regular feedback.
  • A connected team: Grammarly builds products that help people connect, and we apply this mindset to our own team. We have a highly collaborative culture supported by our EAGER values. We also take time to celebrate our colleagues and accomplishments with global, local, and team-specific events and programs.
  • Comprehensive benefits: Grammarly offers all team members competitive pay along with a benefits package that includes superior health care. We also offer ample and defined time off, catered lunches, gym and recreation stipends, admission discounts, and more.

 

We encourage you to apply

At Grammarly, we value our differences, and we encourage all—especially those whose identities are traditionally underrepresented in tech organizations—to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Grammarly will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Grammarly is an equal opportunity employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program.