Dec 03, 2020

Principal ML Developer

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Chicago, IL, USA

Job Description


*Open to Remote Candidates*
At VelocityEHS our goal is to deliver the most complete, the most user friendly, and the quickest and easiest-to-implement EHS, sustainability and risk management platform available. VelocityEHS is seeking an experienced Machine Learning practitioner to apply ML and other analytic techniques to solve our customers' most difficult problems.
The VelocityEHS work environment is dynamic, innovative and entrepreneurial. We have a results-oriented culture that demands intelligence, teamwork and follow-through. If you have these qualities and can learn quickly and apply what you learn to what you do, then this is the job for you - check out the details below and apply now.

Build a Machine Learning practice from scratch
Study, build, and transform data science prototypes
Run a team in the design and development of machine learning systems
Research and implement appropriate ML and computational algorithms and tools to solve business problems
Select appropriate datasets and data representation methods
Run machine learning tests and experiments
Perform statistical research and fine-tuning using test results
Train and retrain systems when necessary, developing appropriate feedback loops
Extend existing ML libraries and frameworks when necessary
Keep abreast of developments in the field
What Success looks like:
Consistent delivery of valuable prediction engines
Scalable calculation model developed to handle an exponentially growing collection of data sources
You juggle multiple priorities and projects meeting all deadlines

Minimum Skills & Qualifications:
15 + years work experience including the development of production ready prediction algorithms
10+ years experience in software development
Bachelor Degree in a Computer Science, Mathematics or related field, or equivalent experience. Advanced degrees are a plus
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work in a team
Outstanding logical and problem-solving skills
Preferred Skills & Qualifications:
Demonstrated experience as a Machine Learning Engineer or similar role
Knowledge of data structures, data modeling and software architecture
Deep knowledge of math, probability, statistics and algorithms
Ability to write robust code in Python, Java and R
Familiarity with machine learning frameworks (like Keras or PyTorch) and libraries (like scikit-learn)

VelocityEHS is the largest and fastest growing environmental, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software company in the world. More than 8 million people rely on our innovative on-demand (cloud-computing technology) safety and compliance management solutions to do their jobs safely and protect the environment.
At VelocityEHS, success is an everyday occurrence. Everyone who walks through our doors has an opportunity to make an impact. Our people make the difference at VelocityEHS - that's why we're not just looking for people with the right skills, but for those with the right drive, the right passion and the right character to make our entire team better. We still operate with the same start-up mentality that has made us the leading cloud EHS company, and offer each and every employee the opportunity to grow and reach their full potential.
We're driven by the work we do to keep others safe, but we also like to have fun while doing it. We believe in producing great results, but also in enjoying the ride. Work-Life balance means two things at VelocityEHS - having time for your life outside of work, and taking steps to bring more life into the workplace. Between all the variety of workplace events, volunteer opportunities and other group activities available, we never forget that dynamic people need and deserve a place to work.
Finally, we understand that taking care of our customers starts with taking care of our employees. Our benefits include excellent medical and dental plans, matching 401(k) saving plan, and RRSPS saving plans, generous PTO and more. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No agencies please.Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)PDN-9224c17c-378e-44eb-bfa5-7e49af35dcef



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