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Senior Machine Learning Engineer
Infrastructure
Updated on 2/3/2023
Locations
Remote • United States
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Apache Spark
AWS
Apache Kafka
Docker
Java
Linux/Unix
Pytorch
Scala
SQL
Tensorflow
Kubernetes
Python
Requirements
  • You will design, implement and integrate the next generation of Machine Learning infrastructure to empower our Data Scientists and Machine Learning engineers to build machine learning (ML) models that make real-time decisions for the Nextdoor platform
  • You will collaborate with other engineers and data scientists to create optimal experiences on the Core ML platform, including but not limited to: the featurestore, the real-time serving layer and the offline training system
  • Bring a deep empathy for customer needs and insights as well as an intuitive grasp of the business problems we're trying to solve
  • Extensive experience in one or more of the following languages: Python, Go, Java, or Scala
  • Experience in designing, building, and debugging distributed systems
  • Proven engineering skills. Experience of writing and maintaining high-quality production code
  • A strong ability to partner with other data engineers throughout the company, and consult, design, and review their projects
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to succeed in a dynamic startup environment
Desired Qualifications
  • Master / Ph.D. in Computer Science, Applied Math, Statistics, Engineering or a related field
  • 4+ years of industry experience of applying machine learning at scale
  • 4+ years of experience in building performant and scalable backend services
  • Experience with Python, Kubernetes, Go, Kafka, Docker, Spark, SQL, AWS and the Unix environment
  • Experience with machine learning libraries and frameworks like Xgboost, Sklearn, TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc
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