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Software Engineer (Junior & New Grad)



13d ago

  • Job
    Entry Level / Graduate
  • Software Engineering
  • £120K - £145K
  • Mountain View
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AI generated summary

  • You should have a BS/MS in Computer Science, 2+ years of experience, proficiency in Java/C++, and knowledge of software development processes. Ideally, you have worked in Recommendation, Search, Online Advertising, or Content Management System fields.
  • You will assist in designing and implementing features for NewsBreak products, optimize backend services, and work on infrastructures for Machine Learning systems.


  • BS with 2 year+ working experience or MS in Computer Science or related fields.
  • Experience with software development processes including: source control, bug tracking and design documentation.
  • Proficiency in Java/C++, object-oriented programming, and component-oriented architecture.
  • Preferred Qualification:
  • Industry experience in one of these fields: Recommendation, Search, Online Advertising and Content Management System.
  • Industry experience in building Large scale distributed backend systems.
  • Systematic data driven problem-solving approach, coupled with effective communication skills and a sense of drive.


  • Assist the architecting, designing, and implementing of features for various NewsBreak products at massive scale with data-driven iteration.
  • Help with the definition and implementation of content processing, management and delivery process of both User generated content and Platform generated content.
  • Improve recommendation user experience by optimizing distributed backend services performance and focus on both scale and reliability.
  • Collaborate with Machine Learning Experts to build infrastructures to support state-of-the-art Machine Learning systems including Ranking, NLP and Computer Vision.


Where are the main offices of the company located?

The main offices of the company are located in Mountain View, California, with additional offices in New York City and Seattle.

What stage of funding is the company currently at?

The company is currently at Series-C funding, making it a unicorn startup.

What level of experience is required for the Software Engineer position?

The company is looking for Junior and New Grad Software Engineers, so no previous experience is required.

What type of work will the Software Engineer be expected to do?

The Software Engineer will be responsible for developing and maintaining software applications for the company.

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Mission & Purpose

NewsBreak is the Nation's Leading Local News App. We connect and empower local users, local content creators, and local businesses at scale, helping people everywhere live safer, more vibrant, more truly connected lives. By forging close partnerships with thousands of local publishers, content creators, and businesses around the country, NewsBreak’s priority is to help a new generation of readers find and engage with vital, locally published content and information. We define a new way for users to engage with local news. Since its founding in 2015, News Break has grown by leaps and bounds. We are now the #1 news app on both iOS and Android in the United States. With 12M+ daily active users and 40M+ monthly app users (data source: App Annie, comScore), we’re the no.1 local news & information platform in the United States.