Machine Learning Engineer - Product at Nextdoor
San Francisco, CA, US

Are you passionate about building products that help local community? Do want to use data to help neighbors discover interesting local news and activity? Would you like to join a growing company and play a meaningful role in shaping its future? If so, we’d love to meet you.

We are looking for product-focused engineers who love to build data-intensive applications, work with data, build models, and share insights. In this role, you will be using statistical and machine learning techniques to gain insight into our member’s needs and build applications to fulfill them. You will be required to become an owner of certain member experiences, delivering insight and acting upon what makes a member’s journey valuable with skills like feature engineering, data inspection, NLP, ML model interpretation, etc. As a result, you will be laying the foundation towards personalizing a member’s experience on Nextdoor.


  • B.S. in Computer Science, Math, Statistics, or a related field
  • 3+ years of industry/academic experience applying machine learning at scale.
  • Proven engineering skills. Experience writing and maintaining high-quality production code. Python experience a plus.
  • Ability to work with and analyze large amounts of data.
  • Ability to succeed in a dynamic startup environment.


  • The opportunity to work with a collaborative and entrepreneurial team on a powerful mission to change the world, one neighborhood at a time
  • 100% company-paid health insurance premiums (medical, dental and vision) for you and your family
  • Paid vacation and company holidays
  • 401K plan
  • Meaningful equity for all employees
  • Pre Tax Commuter benefits through Clipper card
  • Free catered dinners during the week, Monday-Thursday, and catered lunch on Wednesdays
  • Fully stocked kitchens with drinks, snacks, and candy
  • La Marzocco espresso machine with Blue Bottle coffee
  • Shiny Apple products on your first day