Senior ML Engineer

Senior ML Engineer

Zippin is looking for a Senior ML Engineer for our Product & Engineering team.

We are seeking a passionate Machine Learning (ML) Engineer, with strong backgrounds in developing and deploying state-of-the-art models in the computer vision space on cloud as well as edge devices. You will participate in the complete cycle of building machine learning models from conceptualization of idea, data preparation, feature selection, training, evaluation and productionisation.

On a typical day, you might build data pipelines or develop a new machine learning algorithm or train a new model or deploy the trained model on the cloud. You will have a high degree of autonomy, ownership and influence over your work, machine learning organizations evolution and the direction of the company. 

Responsibilities & Duties

    • Implementing, training, and optimizing models developed by our ML Science team
    • Developing high-performance, scalable, and maintainable inference services that communicate with the rest of our tech stack
    • Working with Infra teams to build data collection pipelines, manage data QA, and develop code for data visualization and data cleansing to build robust datasets
    • Turning unfamiliar research code into bulletproof, production-ready software
    • Working with edge hardware to test and tune the latency and performance of our services
    • Building pipelines for continuous model improvement

Qualifications & Skills

    • Experience with computer vision; experience developing and deploying deep learning algorithms; you’ve previously deployed machine learning models on scalable systems
    • Strong grasp of statistical machine learning, linear algebra, and deep learning for computer vision
    • Excellent C++11/14/17 and Python skills; familiarity with TensorFlow
    • Ability to rapidly learn and work with unfamiliar code
    • Understanding of CI/CD patterns and best practices
    • Ability to write well-tested code
    • Highly flexible and capable of working across the stack
    • Great communication skills

Selling Points

    • You love the idea of joining a fast growing series-A startup. 
    • You are proactive about solving problems and take initiative to build tools that will help everyone in the company. 
    • You love to thoughtfully help a team member or a customer in need.
There's never been a more exciting time in retail.  Frictionless experiences are being demanded by shoppers who are tired of waiting in line and want to zip in and out of their favorite stores. 

Zippin provides autonomous checkout for leading brick & mortar retailers. Shoppers just walk into stores, pick up the items they want, and then leave. We use machine learning, computer vision, and sensor fusion to automatically charge shoppers when they walk out—no more checkout lines.

Zippin is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, with additional offices in San Carlos - CA, Toronto - Canada, and India. Industry veterans from Amazon, SRI, and VMware founded the company and raised over $15M in venture funding from Evolv, NTT Docomo, SAP, and Maven Ventures.

Zippin is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We're committed to fair hiring practices and a welcoming working environment. All candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual identity or expression, medical condition, or socioeconomic status. We value our differences and we're excited to learn what you can add to our team.
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