Machine Learning Engineer

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Favor’s mission is ‘Anything Delivered’. Our Engineering team makes high-touch logistics happen. The Favor technology platform is the engine behind the business enabling millions of Favors. Our technology efficiently manages the real-time assignment of Runners to Favors, facilitates communication between customers, Runners, and support, keeps thousands of customer and Runner mobile applications in sync, and more.

We are looking for a Machine Learning Engineer to join our growing Data Science team. This person will work closely with Data Scientists and Data Engineers to integrate models with the rest of our engineering services. They will improve the team’s velocity by building tools and procedures to make data scientists more efficient.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand steps data scientists follow and build tools to support those steps 
  • Collaborate with engineers and data scientists to build systems that will deliver data science solutions to the rest of the engineering organization
  • Develop internal Data team tools to maintain regular dataset creation, model training and deployment
  • Build robust monitoring and alerting systems around the data tools we use in order to ensure stability
  • Identify potential projects that can help the team and organization work more efficiently together

Skills & Qualifications:

  • 3+ years as a Staff Software Engineer or comparable experience
  • Experience with Python and cloud deployments
  • Ability to operate with minimal direction to drive large-scale initiatives
  • Can expertly design efficient, clear, robust, maintainable, and scalable domain-level solutions
  • Ability to analyze new technologies and their impact when incorporating them into a system 

Ideal Candidate:

  • Love to write clean, well tested code - test first or TDD approaches a plus
  • Experience with technology of AWS, Airflow, Docker & Jenkins
  • Has collaborated with data science teams in the past

At Favor, we believe that to Run Texas, we need to represent Texas. By putting Community First, we honor the diversity of our backgrounds and experiences through sharing our unique voices. Our community grows when we challenge ourselves to learn and see the world from another’s view. We are committed to growing a team with different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives and are an equal opportunity employer.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • RedshiftDatabases

Location

Our HQ, the Eastside Tech Hub, is located in the heart of East Austin with close proximity to downtown and easy access to I-35.

An Insider's view of Favor

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Favor truly talks the talk and walks the walk when it comes to prioritizing team members’ personal lives, mental health, and work-life balance. Especially with all of the challenges that last year brought, Favor created even more opportunities for team members to relax, recharge, and focus on mental health and overall wellness.

Amanda Going

Account Executive, Sales

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Even after all these years, it’s amazing to know that career growth is really not just a bullet point at Favor, but an actual focus where steps for professional and personal development are provided from day one. I’ve only seen Favor’s dedication to career growth grow since the day I joined the team.

Arielle LaGuette

Sr. Manager, Sales

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Open communication and continuous collaboration amongst team members are critical components to unlocking creativity and driving success. At Favor we value everyone’s input and perspective and know that our diversity and desire to constantly test, learn and improve helps us deliver our most impactful and creative work.

Matt Schmertz

Director, Integrated Marketing

What are Favor Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
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