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Instagram Seeks Engineering Staff—From Wall Street

  • Attention Wall Street: Instagram is looking to hire.
  • These “recovering quants”—as Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger calls them—will allow Instagram to more personally tailor its feed and other features to its 600…

Photo-sharing app Instagram plans to double its engineering staff in New York this year to 150 people.

@dseetharaman: Instagram wants “recovering quants” to staff its New York office. NY to be hub of machine-learning expertise.

Attention Wall Street: Instagram is looking to hire.

Facebook Inc.’s photo-sharing app plans to double its engineering staff in New York this year to 150 people. In particular, it is looking for machine-learning experts, many of whom work for hedge funds or investment banks. These “recovering quants”—as Instagram co-founder Mike Krieger calls them—will allow Instagram to more personally tailor its feed and other features to its 600…

Instagram Seeks Engineering Staff—From Wall Street