Machine Learning Engineer

Richmond, VA / Remote
30+ days ago

Job Description


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:

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:

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.


Required Skills

  • 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


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