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This role is for a Summer 2021 Internship and will eventually be based in San Jose, CA.

Founded in 2002, Roku has been a pioneer in the growing industry of streaming content. Our mission is to be the TV streaming platform that connects the entire TV ecosystem around the world. With more than 43 million active accounts as of Q2 2020 (41% growth in the last year alone), our platform enables content providers and advertisers to reach a massive and highly engaged consumer audience.

We are looking for a creative and passionate Machine Learning Intern to join Roku's Search and Recommendations team. You will be responsible for building and owning the next generation of Search and content recommendation and other algorithms/systems that will make the experience for our many millions of Roku users 100% personalized and unique.

This role is for you if you fall under the below qualifications:

  • Currently pursuing your Masters (PhD preferred) in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related fields
  • Excellent communication skills, solid work ethic, and a strong desire to write production-quality code
  • Machine Learning enthusiastic!
  • Have some experience in coding machine learning algorithms in Python, or Java
  • Experience with Information Retrieval algorithms for Search and Recommendations

We strive to make Roku a great place to work for employees who don’t need a lot of handholding. We’re independent thinkers with big ideas who act boldly, move fast and accomplish extraordinary things through collaboration and trust. We have high expectations and pay well in a competitive market. In short, at Roku you’ll be part of a small but mighty team that’s changing how the world watches TV. We think that’s pretty cool. How about you?

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Flexible vacation time

We offer a generous time-off policy. In fact, for salaried employees, we don't track vacation or have official holidays. Instead, you can take as much vacation as you think is appropriate, as long as you get your job done and don't impact the team's work.

Free food

At our Bay Area headquarters, we also provide free snacks and gourmet catered lunch.

Wellness perks

We offer medical, wellness and financial benefits to help our employees stay healthy and happy.

Workplace manners

encourage excellent teamwork and expect everyone to perform at a high level. We are independent thinkers who are able to take action and accomplish huge things by working as a team.

Employee discounts

Employees receive a discount on all products offered thru Roku

Roku at a glance

Roku offers streaming products so everyone can stream what they love

Roku focuses on Hardware, Advertising, Consumer Electronics, Advertising Platforms, and Online Video Advertising. Their company has offices in Los Gatos and Austin. They have a very large team that's between 1001-5000 employees. To date, Roku has raised $256.759M of funding; their latest round was closed on February 2016.

You can view their website at https://www.roku.com/ or find them on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.

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