Staff Machine Learning Engineer

Staff Machine Learning Engineer

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Classy, an affiliate of GoFundMe, is a Public Benefit Corporation and giving platform that enables nonprofits to connect supporters with the causes they care about. Classy's platform provides powerful and intuitive fundraising tools to convert and retain donors. Since 2011, Classy has helped nonprofits mobilize and empower the world for good by helping them raise over $5 billion. Classy also hosts the Collaborative conference and the Classy Awards to spotlight the innovative work nonprofits are implementing around the globe. For more information, visit

About the role:

Join us! The Classy team is searching for our next Staff Machine Learning Engineer to help oversee end-to-end implementation of machine learning products into our data function. You will collaborate with an accomplished team of individuals to drive impact for our users and our business.


What you’ll accomplish:

  • Provide technical leadership and be responsible for guiding the development of machine learning models into production
  • Work closely with other data scientists, engineers, product managers, and business stakeholders to drive the successful implementation of machine learning projects.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to define long-term machine learning strategy, identifying opportunities to leverage data for business growth and customer satisfaction.
  • Lead the design, development and deployment of advanced machine learning models, algorithms, and data pipelines to solve complex problems and improve business processes.


What you bring (Required):

  • 8+ years of hands-on experience in machine learning, data science, and analytics with a proven track record of successfully leading complex projects.
  • Experience developing and developing large-scale and/or real-time Machine Learning projects into production
  • Extensive knowledge of machine learning algorithms, including a deep understanding of statistical modeling, and Python development tooling and libraries: Pandas, Numpy, Scikit-learn, Pytest, PySpark,Airflow, MLflow, HuggingFace Transformers, Tensorflow or Pytorch.
  • Proficiency in SQL and analytical warehouses (Snowflake)
  • Demonstrated ability to elevate the Machine Learning discipline and foster a collaborative and high-performing environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skill, with the ability to apply creative solutions to real-world challenges.
  • Comfortable experimenting with and incorporating cutting-edge techniques into our existing system.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • A Masters or Ph.D in Computer Science, Economics, Statistics, Data Science or related field is preferred.


What would be awesome to have (preferred):

  • Prior experience with pricing predictions and/or time-series forecasting
  • Generative AI experience is a plus, not required


Why you’ll love it here: 

  • Market competitive pay
  • Rich healthcare benefits including employer paid premiums for medical/dental/vision (100% for employee only plans and 85% for employee + dependent plans) and employer HSA contributions. 
  • 401(k) retirement plan with company matching
  • Hybrid workplace with fully remote flexibility for many roles
  • Monetary support for new hire setup, hybrid work & wellbeing, family planning, and commuting expenses
  • A variety of mental and wellness programs to support employees   
  • Generous paid parental leave and family planning stipend
  • Supportive time off policies including vacation, sick/mental health days, volunteer days, company holidays, and a floating holiday
  • Learning & development and recognition programs
  • Gives Back Program where employees can nominate a fundraiser every month for a donation from the company
  • Inclusion, diversity, equity, and belonging are vital to our priorities and we continue to evolve our strategy to ensure DEI is embedded in all processes and programs at GoFundMe. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion team is always finding new ways for our company to uphold and represent the experiences of all of the people in our organization.
  • Employee resource groups
  • Your work has a real purpose and will help change lives on a global scale.
  • You’ll be a part of a fun, supportive team that works hard and celebrates accomplishments together. 
  • We live by our core values: consider everything, do the right thing, spread empathy, delight the customer, and give back.
  • We are a certified Great Place to Work, are growing fast and have incredible opportunities ahead!
  • Our commitment to Sustainability. Classy exists to create a sustainable world for all. 


Dedication to Diversity 

Classy is working toward building a more diverse and inclusive environment that is representative of individuals of all backgrounds, experiences, and lifestyles, allowing all employees to feel comfortable being their true, authentic selves in a space that enables productivity and meaningful work.

The total annual salary for this full-time position is $150,000 - $200,000 + equity + benefits.  As this is a remote position, the salary range was determined by role, level, and possible location across the US. Individual pay is determined by work location and additional factors including job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. 

Your recruiter can share more about the specific salary range based on your location during the hiring process. 

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