Senior Machine Learning Engineer

Washington, DC
May 20, 2021
Jul 25, 2021
Engineer, IT, QA Engineer
Full Time
Job Description

The Washington Post Personalization team is looking for a senior level machine learning engineer who is excited to create forward-thinking solutions for the next generation of journalism. Our team is at the heart of the Post's machine learning strategies to build intelligent and adaptable personalized news experiences and business solutions capable of powering the most high-scale websites in the world.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional agile teams of data scientists, machine learning engineers, software engineers, and others in building machine learning infrastructure that best supports the ML needs.
  • Work multi-functionally with other teams to develop standard methodologies in machine learning model building and validation.
  • Design a large-scale data processing architecture and collaborate on implementing it in production with the team.
  • Create and maintain production systems that provide oversight on the availability and stability of our machine learning models.
  • Research new machine learning technologies to support rapid business growth.
  • Mentor team members in technological and machine learning best practices.
  • Share ideas and experiences, ask questions, and strive to remove ambiguity for both oneself and team members.


Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field
  • 4+ years software engineering experience
  • 4+ years machine learning and data science experience
  • 4+ years professional experience with Python

Preferred Qualifications
  • 2+ years experience with AWS
  • 2+ years experience with clustering, classification, sentiment analysis, time series, and deep learning
  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or related field

The Post strives to provide its readers with high-quality, trustworthy news and information while constantly innovating. That mission is best served by a diverse, multi-generational workforce with varied life experiences and perspectives. All cultures and backgrounds are welcomed.

The innovation doesn't end in the Newsroom - dozens of teams power The Washington Post. We are now hiring the next innovator - how will you Impact Tomorrow?


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