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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE
A Staff Machine Learning Engineer plays a pivotal role in leading and architecting complex machine learning projects, often acting as a bridge between technical teams and senior management. They are responsible for designing advanced algorithms, mentoring junior engineers, and driving strategic decisions to effectively integrate AI solutions into business processes.
- The following is a non-exhaustive list of responsibilities and areas of ownership of the Staff AI Machine Learning Engineer:
- Strategically leads the development of complex machine learning projects, ensuring they align with business objectives. This involves setting timelines, defining milestones, and coordinating with various teams.
- Architects ML Solutions: Expertly architects and designs advanced machine learning models and systems, considering scalability, efficiency, and integration with existing infrastructure.
- Actively mentors junior machine learning engineers, providing guidance and support to foster their professional growth and enhance team capabilities.
- Regularly coordinates with cross-functional teams, including local project management teams, globally based business development teams, and other technical units, ensuring cohesive progress and alignment with broader company goals.
- Continuously drives innovation by researching and implementing cutting-edge techniques and technologies in machine learning and artificial intelligence.
- Effectively manages relationships with key stakeholders, including senior management, to communicate project progress, challenges, and outcomes.
- Vigilantly ensures that all AI models and practices adhere to ethical guidelines, promoting responsible and unbiased AI development.
- Critically evaluates the outcomes of machine learning projects, assessing their impact on business goals and identifying areas for improvement.
- Articulately presents technical insights and project updates to both technical and non-technical audiences, ensuring clarity and understanding.
- Fosters a culture of knowledge sharing and continuous learning within the team, organizing workshops, and training sessions as needed.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Data Science or similar discipline (or equivalent experience)
- Technical Skills and Experience
- 8+ years of experience in AI/ML Engineering or similar roles
- Proficiency in programming languages like Python, R, or Java, with a strong emphasis on writing clean, efficient, and scalable code.
- Deep understanding of a wide range of machine learning techniques, including both classical algorithms and modern deep learning approaches.
- Advanced knowledge in statistics and the ability to apply these concepts to model development and data analysis.
- Skills in managing and processing large datasets, including expertise in big data technologies like Hadoop, Spark, or Kafka.
- Proficiency in using deep learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, or Keras for building complex models.
- Experience with cloud platforms like AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud, and knowledge of MLOps practices for efficient model deployment and maintenance.
- Skills in specialized areas like NLP and computer vision, depending on project requirements.
- Advanced problem-solving skills to tackle complex challenges in machine learning projects
- Excellent communication skills for articulating complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
- Strong project management skills, capable of overseeing multiple projects and ensuring timely and successful delivery.
- Deep understanding of ethical AI principles, ensuring the development of fair, unbiased, and transparent machine learning models.