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Machine Learning Engineer

Machine Learning Engineer

Job Locations 
US-NY-New York
Data Science

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What We're Looking For

2U’s data science projects are growing in complexity and require an increased level of technical rigor. We are looking for an engineer dedicated to high-quality, sustainable code to support the machine learning team’s advanced analytical research and model development deployed across the company, including sales, marketing, human resources, finance, and operations. You’ll be developing and maintaining the data architecture that data scientists and analysts rely on to create predictive modeling and reports, as well as the platform to help maintain, test, and deploy those solutions. You’d be responsible for coordinating data streams across the growing ecosystem of products. This role reports to SVP Data Science, Analytics, and Infrastructure.

Responsibilities Include, But Are Not Limited To

  • Create and maintain a data lake, with data from many disparate sources 
  • Develop a query engine to query and extract data (e.g. Presto, Impala, etc)
  • Work with Data Scientists to import necessary data for modeling and coordinate data extraction across different database architectures
  • Develop reliable processes for the deployment of deep learning architectures across a range of business domains
  • Organize data structures to be accessible to analysts and reporting frameworks
  • Collaborate with Data Science Team to identify drivers & trends within our business
  • Ad hoc analysts and reporting as needed
  • Design and implement data architecture and systems to support training, testing, and governance of machine learning engines in production, including a centralized platform to test and track data models and a processes for the deployment of deep learning architectures across a range of business domains.

Things That Should Be in Your Background

  • Degree in statistics, mathematics, computer science, economics, or other quantitative field required; Graduate degree preferred
  • 7+ years of experience working with data engineering and warehouses and big data applications
  • Experience with relational and distributed database systems and streaming systems
  • Familiarity with data extraction across different database architectures
  • Proficiency in Python, data models and architectures
  • The ability and desire to identify and deploy novel solutions to business problems

Other Attributes That Will Help You in This Role

  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills
  • Ability to maintain a fun, casual, professional and productive team atmosphere
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate in a courteous, tactful, and concise manner
  • Ability to work with a diverse team in a fast-paced environment
  • Enthusiasm and the ability to thrive in an atmosphere of constant change

About 2U Inc. (NASDAQ: TWOU)
2U partners with leading colleges and universities to deliver the world’s best online degree programs. Our Platform, a fusion services and technology, enables schools to attract, enroll, educate, support and graduate students around the world. Our company culture is united by our No Back Row® philosophy; the idea that when we each lean in and do our part, we are better individually and collectively.

2U Diversity and Inclusion Statement
At 2U, we are committed to creating and sustaining a culture that embodies diverse walks of life, ideas, genders, ages, races, cultures, sexual orientations, abilities and other unique qualities of our employees. We strive to offer a workplace where every employee feels empowered by the ways in which we are different, as well as the ways in which we are the same.

Why It’s Great to Work at 2U
2U offers a high-energy work environment that’s both challenging and fun. We work hard, but our offices are casual and social places. We wear jeans to work and fuel brainstorming sessions with snacks and seltzer.

2U offers a comprehensive benefits package:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Life insurance, disability and 401(k)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Generous paid leave policies including a PTO allowance for your vacation, personal, or sick days
  • Additional time off benefits include:
    • time off to volunteer for non-profit organizations
    • parental leave after 12 months of employment
    • holidays that include a winter break from Christmas through New Year and more!
  • Tuition reimbursement program

EEO statement:
2U is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate against applicants or employees and ensures equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of their race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, marital status, disability, citizenship, military or veterans’ status, or any other classifications protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 2U’s equal opportunity policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, job benefits, pay and dismissal.

Note: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this position, and are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.