As a Capital One Machine Learning Engineer (MLE), you'll be part of an Agile team dedicated to productionizing machine learning applications and systems at scale. You'll participate in the detailed technical design, development, and implementation of machine learning applications using existing and emerging technology platforms. You'll focus on machine learning architectural design, develop and review model and application code, and ensure high availability and performance of our machine learning applications. You'll have the opportunity to continuously learn and apply the latest innovations and best practices in machine learning engineering.
What you'll do in the role:
The MLE role overlaps with many disciplines, such as Ops, Modeling, and Data Engineering. In this role, you'll be expected to perform many ML engineering activities, including one or more of the following:
Design, build, and/or deliver ML models and components that solve real-world business problems, while working in collaboration with the Product and Data Science teams.
Inform your ML infrastructure decisions using your understanding of ML modeling techniques and issues, including choice of model, data, and feature selection, model training, hyperparameter tuning, dimensionality, bias/variance, and validation).
Solve complex problems by writing and testing application code, developing and validating ML models, and automating tests and deployment.
Collaborate as part of a cross-functional Agile team to create and enhance software that enables state-of-the-art big data and ML applications.
Retrain, maintain, and monitor models in production.
Leverage or build cloud-based architectures, technologies, and/or platforms to deliver optimized ML models at scale.
Construct optimized data pipelines to feed ML models.
Leverage continuous integration and continuous deployment best practices, including test automation and monitoring, to ensure successful deployment of ML models and application code.
Ensure all code is well-managed to reduce vulnerabilities, models are well-governed from a risk perspective, and the ML follows best practices in Responsible and Explainable AI.
Use programming languages like Python, Scala, or Java.
At least 8 years of experience designing and building data-intensive solutions using distributed computing (Internship experience does not apply)
At least 4 years of experience programming with Python, Scala, or Java
At least 3 years of experience building, scaling, and optimizing ML systems
At least 2 years of experience leading teams developing ML solutions
Master's or doctoral degree in computer science, electrical engineering, mathematics, or a similar field
Experience developing and deploying ML solutions in a public cloud such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform
4+ years of on-the-job experience with an industry recognized ML framework such as scikit-learn, PyTorch, Dask, Spark, or TensorFlow
3+ years of experience developing performant, resilient, and maintainable code
3+ years of experience with data gathering and preparation for ML models
3+ years of people management experience
ML industry impact through conference presentations, papers, blog posts, open source contributions, or patents
3+ years of experience building production-ready data pipelines that feed ML models
Ability to communicate complex technical concepts clearly to a variety of audiences
At this time, Capital One will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.
The minimum and maximum full-time annual salaries for this role are listed below, by location. Please note that this salary information is solely for candidates hired to perform work within one of these locations, and refers to the amount Capital One is willing to pay at the time of this posting. Salaries for part-time roles will be prorated based upon the agreed upon number of hours to be regularly worked.Location is New York City: $222,589 - $262,605 for Sr. Lead Machine Learning EngineerLocation is San Francisco, California: $235,806 - $278,198 for Sr. Lead Machine Learning EngineerRemote roles in other areas of New York & California, and across Colorado & Washington: $188,636 - $222,548 for Sr. Lead Machine Learning Engineer
Candidates hired to work in other locations will be subject to the pay range associated with that location, and the actual annualized salary amount offered to any candidate at the time of hire will be reflected solely in the candidate's offer letter.This role is also eligible to earn performance based incentive compensation, which may include cash bonus(es) and/or long term incentives (LTI). Incentives could be discretionary or non discretionary depending on the plan.
Capital One offers a comprehensive, competitive, and inclusive set of health, financial and other benefits that support your total well-being. Learn more at the Capital One Careers website . Eligibility varies based on full or part-time status, exempt or non-exempt status, and management level.No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections ; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.
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