Machine Learning Engineer

FOOTYLIGHT · Anywhere · May 13, 2020


💰 $30,000 - $60,000 / yr

We are FOOTYLIGHT, an early-stage sports-tech start-up backed by Microsoft Startup and GSIC. We are looking for exceptional, results-oriented and passionate Machine Learning experts to join our growing Content Recommendation team. As an early member of FOOTYLIGHT, you will lead the way by creating and owning the next generation of machine learning algorithms and end-to-end systems that power the experience of our 1M+ users (Native App and Social) around the world.

FOOTYLIGHT is a Soccer Fan Engagement Platform. Our mission is to connect 2 billion digital football fans with thousands of content owners contextually. On one side we are helping fans finding right content at the right moment. On the other side we are helping asset owners to empower their contents for better monetization. If you love soccer and are passionate about working on cutting-edge Recommendation and Personalization projects, then this is the perfect role for you!


  • 3+ years of work experience in Software Engineering
  • 1+ years of experience applying Data Science and Machine Learning, especially related to Personalization in Media or Entertainment Industry [Preferred]
  • Strong background in Machine Learning and Recommender Systems, with deep understanding of supervised and unsupervised methods (collaborative-filtering, content-based, deep learning, reinforcement learning, contextual multi-armed bandit, causal inference)
  • Great coding skills and software development experience (spark, scala, python, java, tensorflow)
  • Successful track record of ownership in challenging cross-functional projects
  • Demonstrated ability to design and build complex systems that have positively impacted the business
  • Knowledge of cloud infrastructure such as AWS, Azure or Google Cloud
  • Solid experience in technical leadership of products, people and organizations
  • Demonstrated track record in making impact from ideas to actual products
  • Strong technical, analytical and communication skills
  • BS/MS or PhD in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Machine Learning or related field

If you are results-oriented, self-driven, motivated to succeed, and are eager to make an impact by working on cutting-edge ML products and shaping FOOTYLIGHT's future, please reach out to us. We are looking forward to talking to you!

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