Senior Software Engineer - Machine Learning Operations

Product Glendale, California


Position Overview 

Beyond Limits is seeking a high energy, creative and passionate principal level Senior Software Engineer to join our team. This position has a particular focus on building production ready ML & AI services, and entails working within teams to build out enterprise grade software systems interfacing with cutting-edge A.I. (Artificial Intelligence) technologies. This role has exposure to many different technologies and business verticals creating huge room for learning and professional growth.

Job Duties/Responsibilities

  • Contribute actively to architecture, design & implementation, demonstrating strong initiative.
  • Translate the statistical and algorithm-based models created by data scientists and operationalize them into production ready ML and AI components, platforms and services.
  • Automate model training, model evaluation and feature engineering such that they highly performant and highly available
  • Design & implement robust, scalable, high performance and low latency microservices, and deploy them using container technologies
  • Demonstrate the initiative to explore alternative technologies and approaches to solving problems
  • Skilled in breaking down problems, documenting problem statements and estimating efforts
  • Debug, troubleshoot, and improve live cloud-based applications
  • Mentor junior engineers, perform code reviews and document design decisions
  • Work closely with the team that follows the Agile software development lifecycle process
  • Write clean testable code

Minimum Qualifications

  • 12+ years of software design and development experience, demonstrating increasing levels of responsibilities and ownership of significant set of modules or applications.
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related degree
  • Strong knowledge of at least one of the following programming languages: Java, Scala, Python
  • Practical experience with one or more Machine Learning Operations Frameworks and Orchestration technologies, serving predictions at scale - from model training and versioning to execution and delivery of results to end users
  • Understanding of caching, queueing and messaging technologies such as Redis, ActiveMQ & Kafka
  • Strong familiarity with one or more storage technologies, both relational & NoSQL
  • Experience with debugging and troubleshooting of complex systems
  • Has the ability to work independently in a project, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of Cloud Technologies and Distributed Systems. Experience with AWS/Azure, Docker and container technologies is a solid plus.
  • Understanding of data architecture, ETL and processing of structured and unstructured data.
  • Understanding of AWS infrastructure and provisioning as it relates to model deployment and execution
  • Ability to define and implement best practices for ML infrastructure, such as data validation, unit testing, CI / CD, monitoring and debugging

Please note: Due to COVID-19, all positions at Beyond Limits are currently remote. However, once our offices are fully reopened, most work is expected to be performed in-person at our main headquarters in Glendale, CA.

About Beyond Limits

Beyond Limits is a pioneering Artificial Intelligence engineering company creating advanced software solutions that go beyond conventional AI. Founded in 2014 with a legacy in space exploration, Beyond Limits is transforming proven technologies from Caltech and NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory into advanced AI solutions, hardened to industrial strength, and put to work for forward-looking companies on earth. We leverage this unparalleled innovation portfolio, along with proprietary cognitive technologies, to help companies solve tough, complex, mission-critical problems and transform their business. We apply a unique hybrid approach to AI, combining numeric AI techniques like machine learning with higher order symbolic AI and expert human knowledge to deliver intuitive cognitive reasoning and information. Our cognitive computing technology mimics human thought processes and provides explainable reasoning to aid human-like decision-making.

Beyond Limits provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Beyond Limits complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Beyond Limits expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Beyond Limit’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.