We are the world’s learning company with more than 21,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment-powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes so do people.
Machine Learning Engineer - location can be remote or Colorado
Do you have a passion for machine learning?
Do you thrive on continuously “moving the performance needle”?
Are you a data detective? Do you resonate with going the extra mile to track down anomalies and stomp out defects?
Are you excited by the idea of taking ownership of software used by millions of users a year?
Working closely with a small team of experts, we have a unique opportunity for you to play a leading role in migrating machine learning based solutions from R&D to product-level operational delivery.
Learn more about what we do here: https://www.pearsonassessments.com/large-scale-assessments/k-12-large-scale-assessments/automated-scoring.html
What you'll do:
Use machine learning techniques to develop scalable solutions for scoring written responses to essay and short answer questions
Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes to develop, validate, implement, and monitor machine learning models
Work with other software and data engineers to produce high quality production code.
The team at Pearson offers a unique environment for extremely skilled and motivated thinkers. Our culture is highly charged with people who are passionate about a cause, using technology to enhance students’ educational experiences. Our team has been building machine learning solutions for educational markets for over two decades.
The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individuals expressing interest in this position is $100-130k. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program.
Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at: https://pearsonbenefitsus.com/
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
BS or MS in a quantitative field (CS, EE statistics, math, data science)
At least 2 years professional experience as a software engineer or data scientist
Experience in natural language processing (NLP)
Strong coding & analytics skills including proficiency in python and Linux
Strong verbal and written communication skills including the ability to interact effectively with colleagues of varying technical and non-technical abilities
Passionate about agile software processes, data-driven development, reliability, and systematic experimentation
Primary Location : US-RE-Remote
Work Locations :
Job : Technology
Organization : Assessments School
Employee Status : Regular Employee
Job Type : Standard
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Shift : Day Job
Job Posting : Jun 25, 2021
Job Unposting : Ongoing
Schedule: : Full-time Regular
Req ID: 2109125