Senior Machine Learning Engineer, Member Experience
About the Role
The Member Experience mission at WeWork delivers experiences that create intelligent spaces and connected, consciously-engineered communities to make people happier and more productive at work.
As a Machine Learning Engineer in the Member Experience mission, you will help build intelligent systems that provide personalized, location and context-aware recommendations to foster a sense of community in our digital and physical spaces, enable increased productivity for our members and evolve the ways in which members connect within the community. A recent TechCrunch article highlights some of the team’s work - https://techcrunch.com/2019/02/12/wework-adds-features-to-professionalize-its-member-profiles
Having a strong software engineering skill set is critical to this role. You will build scalable infrastructure, develop advanced algorithms, and deploy solutions in a production environment. Your final output will be working software components and your “audience” for this output will often consist of other software components that run autonomously with minimal human supervision.
- Partner with Product, Design and Data teams to drive feature development end-to-end.
- Design, develop and deploy components of our ML products and platforms for feature engineering in production environments.
- Develop platforms and microservices for machine learning, optimization and experimentation.
- Actively contribute to sprint planning and product roadmaps.
- 4+ years of software engineering experience.
- Experience in at least one of the following areas: recommendation systems, machine learning, pattern recognition, experimentation, optimization, NLP, computer vision, network analysis.
- Experience applying standard implementations of machine learning algorithms and effectively choosing suitable models, e.g. regression, nearest neighbors, neural networks, ensemble models.
- Fluency in one or more backend languages, with experience in Python or Scala a plus.
- Ability to work in a fast paced, evolving, growing and dynamic environment.
- Demonstrated personal initiative and strong ownership of deliverables.
- Ability to explore new ideas and have a passion to make them happen.
Nice To Have
- Experience with distributed systems.
- Fluency with Spark or some flavor of SQL.
- Experience working with the AWS stack.
- Experience with dockers/containers/Kubernetes.
- Advanced degree (Ph.D. or M.S.) in computer science, mathematics, statistics, operations research or other quantitative disciplines.
WeWork Technology is bridging the gap between physical and digital platforms, providing a delightful, flawless & powerful experience for members and employees. We build software and hardware that enables our members to connect with each other and the space around them like never before.
We augment our community and culture teams through the tools we build. We believe there’s a macro shift toward a new way of working—one focused on a movement towards meaning and purpose. WeWork Technology is proud to be shaping this movement.
We are a team of passionate, fearless and collaborative problem-solvers distributed globally with one goal in mind - to humanize technology across the world.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity in our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.