If you missed Spark Summit, catch this talk from Abdulla about how to build predictive recommendation models and ensure type safety using Spark DataFrames. See how Credit Karma's choice of metric evaluation helps us calibrate models to obtain the best global result, and hear our lessons learned when we scaled our model development environment to handle Terabyte-scale data with thousands of features.
Rotation programs are a powerful way to spread knowledge, invest in engineers' growth, and optimize collaborations. Here, Shawn shares his experience in our pilot Engineering Rotation Program, and how both managers and individual contributors can make the most of rotation programs (and plan ahead for the risks).
It's an exciting time as we revamp our frontend tech stack at Credit Karma with ReactJS, Redux, and GraphQL. This is what we learned on the journey to adoption and what comes next as we rebuild the web UI.
On our mission to become the best financial assistant, this is how we built a feature to unlock $40 billion in unclaimed money.
If you're considering moving to a cloud infrastructure, how do you plan for the future? We'll share an approach for migrating to Google Cloud using cloud agnostic tools.
At Credit Karma, where you start isn't necessarily where you stay. Jeff talks about making the switch from QA to Development, and the satisfaction - and scrambles - that come with career change.
If Finagle microservices are deployed to a production environment without taking the time to configure, at least, some essential sane defaults, most of the features that make these microservices resilient, fault-tolerant, and highly performant can be lost. In our move to microservices, we learned how to make the most out of this tool.
Studies show that behavioral interviewing is the technique that has the strongest correlation to hiring success. We'll introduce the concept as the beginning of a 3-part series on how behavioral interviewing is used at Credit Karma. In the article you can see the inspiration a guy like Dwight Schrute can bring to the interview process.
Meet Nita, a software engineer who's working on the new Credit Karma Tax product. Nita opens up about how she got into engineering, why she wanted to work at Credit Karma, and what keeps her motivated.
This is how you can use GraphQL to detect breaking changes in API designs, and the open source utilities you can use to ensure your schema supports all your client requests.