Senior Machine Learning Engineer

COMPAREX USA · May 7th 2018

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Do you yearn to make a significant impact? Do you enjoy working in fast paced HIPO teams with challenging goals? Are you ready for an experience that will put all of your technical and personal skills to the test?

If this environment appeals to you, we invite you to apply for a new special operations unit reporting directly to the CEO of one of the world's leading global technology solutions provider.

Today we serve our 25K+ clients in 35 countries; providing world-class technical expertise and a commitment to customer service excellence.

This unit will be tasked with creating innovative solutions leveraging the rapidly evolving power of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to provide new insights and value to our customers.

About the Job

As a Senior Machine Learning Engineer, you drive the vision to build and scale our machine learning and experimentation platforms. This is your opportunity to make a big impact - ranging from delivering a personalized customer experience to optimizing advertising spend to improving merchandising efficiencies.

You work on cross-functional initiatives, such as service and container platforms, machine learning platforms, data security, distributed memory services, service monitoring, real-time experimentation, data transformations, and much more.

Your services scale to support high volumes of traffic at low latency and high availability. This is a high profile position that will have exposure across the entire business.

The successful candidate owns the roadmap, features, and design of one or more core services. Responsibilities:

  • Design and build scalable machine learning services and data platforms

  • Feature engineering to improve model performance on key business metrics

  • Owner of key service and business metrics

  • Work with multiple teams to understand their goals, challenges, and roadmaps to inform your product roadmap

  • Design in a mindset of reducing technical debt and encourages others on the team to do so

  • Regularly and measurably improve and is a champion of team process and best practices

  • Mentor others in development technologies, tools, and processes

  • Work with minimal supervision under tight time constraints and respond to rapidly evolving requirements


  • 7+ years of software development experience building and operating high traffic web services and platforms 2+ years of practical Machine Learning experience.

  • Familiarity with frameworks such as Azure Machine Learning and Cognitive Services

  • Caffe Experience with Spark, Hadoop, Pig, MapReduce technologies

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong software design and architecture skills with an eye toward avoiding and reducing technical debt

  • Demonstrated personal initiative and strong ownership of deliverables

Candidate must be willing to travel domestically monthly for team meetings and training events. Opportunity to work from home (if outside Raleigh area) or relocation if desired. Excellent compensation and benefits package.

We are 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. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

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