We believe that talent is equally distributed, but opportunity is often not. Come help us democratize opportunities with a team of humble and mission-oriented engineers!
Our mission is to democratize opportunity - to make it easy for any student to build a great career, no matter where they go to school, what they're majoring in, or who they know.
Backed by $34m from Spark Capital, Kleiner Perkins, True Ventures and Lightspeed Partners, Handshake has partnered with 500 universities (schools of all sizes and locations, including Stanford, Princeton, UVA, Michigan, Texas, Spelman and Harvey Mudd), and has more than 8 million student profiles and 200,000 companies recruiting on our platform, including 100% of the Fortune 500. Our extensive data on students' interests and historical career outcomes gives Handshake the unique ability to help students imagine, plan and jumpstart their future careers.
Come join our passionate, diverse team at our beautiful office in the heart of the Mission in San Francisco!
You are a pragmatic experimenter - someone who is deeply passionate about Handshake’s mission, and motivated to get their hands dirty to test and productize new features: job recommendations, search quality, career path builders, fraud detection, you name it.
You will enjoy working with an incredibly rich and fast-growing data set:
You have a background in computer science or a related technical field, at least 3 years of experience working with large datasets, and shipping machine-learning-based features. You are scrappy, entrepreneurial, results-focused, proactive, a team-player, and have success using analytics and machine-learning to build products and drive key results.
We value diversity of all kinds, and are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other. We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome people of all different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives.
Our mission is to democratize access to opportunity and ensure any student can build a great career no matter who they know, where they live or what school they attend. We empathize deeply with our students to increase career opportunities for all.
Focus on Impact
We stay humble and work hard to democratize opportunity for all students. We like to have fun - and we do! - but we’re more focused on making an impact. Yes, of course, we have a ping-pong table - it’s just packed away in the closet!
Move Quickly, But Don’t Rush
We believe speed wins, and our operational