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Senior Machine Learning Engineer



Software Engineering
Canada · Remote
Posted on Saturday, June 15, 2024

Flipp partners with the largest North American retailers and brands to deliver local promotions and savings to millions of engaged shoppers daily, driving superior returns on investments.

We help people make smarter shopping decisions with autonomy and accountability. With rising living costs, Flipp's mission is crucial. Our Shopper Consideration Platform allows retailers and manufacturers to create digital experiences from their savings & deals content, aiding shoppers in deciding what to buy and where to buy it. Together, we make a difference.

At Flipp, you will work with hungry, humble, highly intelligent and other-centered teammates. We challenge ourselves, learn by doing, and grow by developing new skills and perspectives. You will be equipped to make an impact, realize your potential, and stay inspired every step of the way.

As a Senior Machine Learning Engineer in the AI org, you will work with the Product and Engineering teams to further the use and understanding of machine learning across the organization. You will be responsible for creating scalable and optimized solutions to create capabilities and launch ML products into production that lead to automated decision making in the Flipp product to drive revenue or automate manual processes to reduce operational costs. You will also mentor Machine Learning Engineers and Machine Learning Scientists while raising the standard for machine learning amongst the team.

What you'll get the opportunity to do:

  • Create and maintain data processing pipelines and ML model deployment infrastructure; continuously improve the ML framework to standardize and automate processes
  • Oversee, design and develop modeling approaches that leverage advanced machine learning algorithms including recommendation systems and natural language understanding
  • Implement monitoring solutions to track the health and performance of ML data pipelines in order to identify and resolve issues proactively
  • Conduct regular performance tuning and optimization of ML data pipelines to meet SLAs and scalability requirements
  • Mentor and provide guidance to junior/intermediate team members in their professional growth
  • Build and communicate technical strategies related to the development of scalable ML solutions with built-in optionality to leadership team

What you'll bring to the team:

  • 4+ years of relevant experience as a Machine Learning Engineer or in a similar role
  • Experience in working with Scala, Spark, Python, related big data technologies and distributed computing
  • Experience in constructing scalable data architecture using tools like Airflow and Databricks
  • Strong knowledge of standard ML techniques and algorithms
  • Experience in deploying ML models in production following backend software engineering best practices
  • Ability to initiate, drive and lead projects to completion with strong cross functional teams interaction skills
  • Proven experience in at least one of following areas:
    • recommendation systems (e.g., filtering, personalization via deep learning / embeddings, semantic relevance)
    • language understanding (e.g., text representation, NLP/LLM, semantic extraction)
    • MLOps platform (model lifecycle management, deployment, serving, monitoring)

Our Promise to each other:

What We Bring:

  • An inclusive, collaborative environment where your voice matters
  • A remote-first environment
  • The tools and opportunities you need to grow and develop
  • Every opportunity to own your success

What You Bring:

  • Your authentic self, everyday
  • Your best work, from anywhere
  • An appetite for learning, curiosity, and a growth mindset
  • Motivation, initiative and the mind of an entrepreneur

Here’s how to apply:

If you’re interested in working with us on the future of shopping, fill out the fields below and submit your application. While experience and skill sets are valuable, growth potential and attitudes are equally important. If you’re prepared to grow dramatically with your team at a world-class learning organization, consider applying. We understand that the most creative solutions require diversity in thought and life experiences.

Flipp is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We are proud to be a welcoming space for employees, of every background, to bring their whole selves to work with confidence. Flipp is committed to providing appropriate accommodations to ensure our selection process is equitable, and such accommodations can be made available on request. If you require an accommodation, please contact your dedicated recruiter directly.

A member of our recruitment team will respond to you in the coming weeks.