The Sr. Machine Learning Engineer collaborates with the team of Data Scientists and Data Analysts in creating scalable, data-driven, customer-centric solutions, capable of operating in a production environment. This role possesses an in-depth subject matter expertise of design, Machine Learning, AI/Deep Learning, software development, coding, testing and application programming and assists in aligning business and functional requirements with Data Science capabilities. They also demonstrate expertise in Machine Learning tools, Big Data technologies, and software build processes and guides the team towards rapid deployment and scaling up of our Machine Learning capabilities across Footlocker’s online and offline platforms.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
The Sr. Machine Learning Engineer does not have direct supervisory responsibilities but they are exp ected to demonstrate leadership and mentor other team members.
The idea candidate possesses the following qualifications.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Masters Degree or PhD. in a Data Science, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Operations Research or otherwise research-based field; 5-7 years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
The candidate must be able to communicate with others in a simple, clear, and understandable manner. Must also have the ability to read and interpret all forms of communication. The ability to write reports for management and professional correspondence, as well as to speak effectively before peers, management, customers, and other associates of the organization is required.
The candidate must effectively plan and execute unusual and difficult work. Takes initiative and is decisive and quick, when approp riate, all while adhering to the team’s standards and patterns and practices. Must have the ability to solve complex problems and deal with ambiguity where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Deals constructively with conflict and disagreement.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet, however positive, work-driven collaboration is encouraged. .