Machine Learning Data Engineer

Machine Learning Data Engineer

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About Wurl, LLC.

Wurl is a global streaming network. Our B2B services provide streamers, content companies, and advertisers with a powerful, integrated network to distribute and monetize streaming television reaching hundreds of million of connected televisions in over 50 countries.  This year Wurl was acquired by AppLovin (Nasdaq: APP), an industry-leading mobile marketing ad tech company, bringing together the technology and innovation of the mobile and television industries.  With the merger, Wurl employees enjoy the best of both worlds: the dynamic environment of a 160+ person start-up and the stability of a high-growth public tech company.  

Wurl is a fully-remote company that has been recognized for the second year in a row as a Great Place to Work.  Wurl invests in providing a culture that fosters passion, drives excellence, and encourages collaboration to drive innovation. We hire the world’s best to build a bunch of cool stuff on an interface fully integrated with their own from streaming, advertising and software technology to continue to help us disrupt the way the world watches television.


Machine Learning Data Engineer

Wurl is seeking a senior MLOps engineer which will define the technical vision and solutions from the ground up for our ML platform. Wurl collects data from a range of OTT video streaming ecosystem components. We digest it, analyze it, and build a wide range of ML pipelines to support our products.  The senior MLOps engineer reports to the director of ML engineering and interacts with Product, Solution Architects and various other functions across the organization.

What You'll Do

  • Own and drive highly impactful data services and product initiatives which leverage the rich data that Wurl collects and processes
  • Architect, implement and deliver innovative features that scale with Wurl’s media network and beyond
  • Work alongside machine learning engineers for building duplicatable and high scale ML data pipelines
  • Design metadata driven database management solutions running in parallel
  • Build highly secured, scalable and reliable ETLs that runs 24x7 that is cloud native
  • Collaborate with project managers, product managers, solutions architects, other engineering teams and support for productization of new software services and features
  • Champion innovation, take ownership and lead cross functional collaboration as projects demand
  • Lead, mentor and coach data engineers


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science or Data Science
  • 4+ years of complete software lifecycle experience
  • Demonstrable fluency with SQL & Python, and JavaScript
  • Experience designing and securing all components of the ETL
  • Deep knowledge of AWS cloud services
  • Understanding the infrastructure of
    • CDNs
    • Advertising Infrastructure
  • Comfortable working in agile environments
  • Able to adapt quickly to frequent changes
  • Evangelizing good software development practices and leading from the front
  • Master of database design principles
  • Experienced with building ML models both for training models and inference
  • Strong communicator and a leader. Team player, product owner and committed to the results. 

A Plus if You Have

    • Streaming video delivery experience
    • Advertising infrastructure experience
    • Knowledge of streaming video formats
    • Understanding of ETL processes
    • BI toolset experience highly desired
    • Experience with Spark/PySpark
    • Understand machine learning functionality

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Strong Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits, 90% paid by Wurl 
  • Remote First Policy 
  • Flexible Time Off 
  • 12 US Holidays 
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Pre-Tax Savings Plans, HSA & FSA
  • Ginger, Aaptiv and Headspace Subscriptions for Mental and Physical Wellness
  • OneMedical Subscription for 24/7 Convenient Medical Care
  • Paid Maternity and Parental Leave for All Family Additions
  • Discounted PetPlan 
  • Easy at Home Access to Covid Testing with empowerDX 
  • $1k Work From Home Stipend to Set Up Your Home Office 


Few companies allow you to thrive like you will at Wurl. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with the industry’s brightest minds and most innovative thinkers. You will enjoy ongoing mentorship, team collaboration and you will understand what we mean by ‘human connection”.  You will be proud to say you're a part of the company revolutionizing TV.

At Wurl, we value work-life harmony and believe that family and mental health should always come first.  Our team is fiercely passionate and contagiously enthusiastic about what we are building.  While we are seeking those who know our industry, there is no perfect candidate and we want to encourage you to apply even if you do not meet all requirements. 

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