Principal Software Engineer, Search (13740) - Western US
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Principal Software Engineer, Search - United States (Remote)
Duration: Permanent Location: United States (Remote) Start:
Due to the current conditions of COVID-19, this key position will
initially work from home, until such a time when we return to our
office. Who you are: Getty Images has access to hundreds of
millions of images; your job is to help customers identify and
discover only the highest quality and most relevant content for
their brand, campaign, or side-project. In the growing industry of
on-site search, we apply visual intelligence, outstanding sorting
and recommendation algorithms and natural language processing (NLP)
to collect and manifest the style and concepts of our customer's
This role requires utmost familiarity with the industry of Search
and will allow you to lead with your passion and knowledge of
search. We move the world with our imagery, and we want your help
to drive this progress forward with relevance algorithms, image
search, NLP! This role will work very closely with product
management, content, data science, and senior technology leaders to
deliver groundbreaking changes with speed and vitality, and will
encourage those around them to set a higher standard and deliver
Your Next Challenge: Work with the other Principal Engineer to lead
the search engineering team to deliver innovative and
Identify and remove obstacles in the way from achieving the fastest
path to value
Be a phenomenal partner to multiple multi-functional groups, with a
magnified focus on providing the best experience for our
Help establish and maintain a culture of quality and ownership for
the search infrastructure.
quickly deliver significant customer and business impact with
search and AI/ML technologies.
What You'll Need: Commanding knowledge and experience working with
large-scale search technologies, such as Solr and Elasticsearch
Experience as a technical team leader
Significant programming experience in a structured software
Significant experience designing, developing, and supporting large,
enterprise class solutions
Experience deploying cloud-hosted applications
Ability to quickly and accurately estimate cost and effort needed
to deliver a feature.
B.S./B.A. in Computer Science or equivalent quantitative field
Master's Degree preferred
Mental and Physical Demands: Frequent communication with others to
Occasionally moving objects up to 20 lbs and frequently moving
objects up to 10 lbs.
Frequent sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing;
Time of each will vary.
Constant operation of computer and frequent usage of other office
machinery, including (but not limited to) calculator, copy machine,
computer printer, etc.
Constant assessment of accuracy and thoroughness of the work
Due to the current conditions and impact of Covid-19, this key
position will initially work from home, until such a time we open
our offices. -At the time of the local office opening, employees
and managers will partner to determine the work site location in
line with our Flexible working policy.
Benefits at Getty Images - Health Insurance We provide Medical,
Vision, and Dental insurance for you and your family. We partner
with Meritain (An Aetna Company), and CVS Caremark to provide you
with two options for medical coverage - a POS plan and an
HSA-qualified (Health Savings Account) Plan. The POS plan comes
with a $200 per year Getty Images contribution to an FSA account.
If you enroll in the HSA plan, Getty Images will give you
$1400-$2400 per year to spend on any qualified health expenses.
Dental insurance is available through Delta Dental. Vision
Insurance is available through VSP. All full-time employees working
at least 25 hours per week will become eligible for health benefits
the 1st of the month following their date of hire. Contributions to
health care accounts are prorated based on the date of hire. -For
more information on these benefits, you may request an electronic
copy of our Benefits Guide. - Time off Work/life balance is
important to us We provide flexible time off and 10 sick days each
calendar year. Additionally, we pay 4 weeks of fully-paid Parental
Leave for new parents, with primary caregivers eligible for an
additional 8 weeks of fully-paid leave. - - - Company Paid Holidays
Employees enjoy company-paid holidays for each of our global
locations. - Disability and Life Insurance We automatically enroll
and pay for Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment
Insurance (AD&D) up to 2 times your annual salary. We also
provide you with fully paid Short-Term Disability and Long-Term
Disability Insurance. - - Employee Assistance Program Employees
have access to free, confidential assistance for everyday problems
such as stress management, financial coaching, marital or family
issues, substance abuse, occupational problems, and referrals for
legal, childcare, and eldercare services. Employees can seek
additional discounts on other wellness activities such as travel,
gym memberships, and sports! Through our EAP services, employees
are also eligible for 3 free counseling visits and life coaching
sessions. - - - 401(k) Start saving for retirement! Getty Images
matches up to 4% of your deferred compensation, with immediate
vesting - that means all of Getty Images employer match money is
automatically yours - with no waiting period! - - Learning & Growth
We value continuous learning and development to help everyone
develop their skills. Enjoy mentorship, curated training &
Covid-19 Company Statement: Getty Images does not require employees
to be vaccinated against Covid-19, but vaccination or testing may
be mandated by the relevant local laws with which Getty Images will
comply. If this position involves contact with third parties,
attendance on site for events, travel and/or work in our offices,
those actions will be subject to any to relevant local laws, venue
or customer requirements, or travel requirements regarding vaccines
or testing (and exemptions thereto).
US Specific: Getty Images does not require employees to be
vaccinated against Covid-19, but vaccination or testing has been
mandated by the Biden administration and that mandate applies to
our US workforce. -If this position involves contact with third
parties, attendance on site for events, travel and/or work in our
offices, those actions will be subject to any to relevant local
laws, venue or customer requirements, or travel requirements
regarding vaccines or testing (and exemptions thereto).
Who We Are: Getty Images is a preeminent global visual content
creator and marketplace. Through Getty Images, iStock, and
Unsplash, we offer a full range of content solutions to meet the
needs of any customer-no matter their size-around the globe.
Getty Images encompasses the largest and best path to market for
visual creators through their premier brands including its core,
Getty Images; iStock, a value offering of creative stills and
videos providing a significant volume of exclusive content to small
and medium-sized businesses; and Unsplash, a free offering of
creative stills servicing the fast-growing and broad-based creator
Help us move the world with images! Bringing award-winning imagery
to everyone, Getty Images has customers in almost every country in
the world, with websites in 23 languages , bringing the world's
best content to media outlets, advertising agencies and
corporations, small businesses and increasingly, direct to
consumers. - Getty Images works with over 496,000 contributors and
image partners to provide comprehensive coverage of more than
160,000 news, sport, and entertainment events around the globe.
With over 495 million assets , of which over 320 million are
digitized , encompassing the latest global news, sports, celebrity,
music and fashion coverage; exclusive conceptual creative images;
and the world's largest commercial archive. New content is added
daily, with 8-10 million new assets added each quarter . - Getty
Images offers the most exclusive and unique creative and editorial
visual content globally. The breadth and quality of our content
allow our customers and partners to tell their stories with greater
creativity and accuracy, thereby eliciting more emotion and
enabling more action. Getty Images moves the world -whether the
goal is commercial or philanthropic, revenue-generating or
society-changing, market-disrupting or headline-driving. Getty
Images offers the highest quality and most diverse visual content ,
based on industry-leading - expertise and innovation .
As a company, we're committed to living these Principles every day.
Here's how we support our mission to be the best place to work
We are trustworthy, transparent, and honest We love character,
authenticity, and integrity.
We always raise the bar Excellence is our norm; we get better
through endeavor, curiosity, and speed.
We collectively bring solutions We love debate, but collaborating
to solve problems for ourselves and our customers is everyone's
We care, are kind, courteous, and respectful We will not tolerate
We reject biased behavior and discrimination We seek to understand
biases in all forms. We call out biases and discrimination when
observed and take action where responsible.
We are inclusive of different voices, perspectives, and experience
Diversity and inclusion are never done, but we are passionate in
We are one Getty Images with no silos We share goals and
accountability; we and actively seek information and expertise; we
make time for our peers.
We deliver on our commitments, and commercial goals With one voice
and shared accountability.
We put the customer at the heart of everything we do We listen to,
anticipate, and exceed customer needs, adapting as they evolve.
We celebrate our inclusive work environment and welcome members of
all backgrounds and perspectives. -Women, gender-nonbinary, people
of color, LGBTQIA+ people, and people with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.
Getty Images is committed to providing Reasonable Accommodations
and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with
a disability and require assistance to search for a job opening or
submitting an online application, please email -
Visit Getty Images at - www.gettyimages.com -to learn more about
how the company is advancing the unique -------role of still and
moving imagery in communication and business, and enabling creative
ideas to come to life. - - For company news and announcements,
visit our - Press Room , and for the stories and inspiration behind
our content, visit - Stories & Trends . - Find Getty Images on -
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- Tumblr , or download the - Getty Images app - where you can
explore, save and share the world's best imagery. - - Getty Images
is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will
receive consideration for employment without regard to age,
ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or
expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition,
national origin, physical or mental disability, political
affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex
(including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other
characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and
ordinances. Getty Images believes that diversity is critical to our
success in moving the world with images and is committed to
creating an inclusive, mutually respectful environment that
celebrates diversity. We seek to hire on the basis of merit,
competence, performance, and business needs.
This employer is a corporate member of
myGwork - LGBTQ+ professionals, the business community for LGBTQ+
students, inclusive employers & anyone who believes in workplace
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