Engineer, Machine Learning - Copilot

IT & Technology New York, New York


Description

Position at Xaxis

ABOUT COPILOT:

Copilot is an innovation team within Xaxis (a leading media trading company) leveraging Artificial Intelligence to expand the power our traders have to optimize digital advertising campaigns. Xaxis’ proprietary AI platform uses dozens of algorithms to create thousands of custom learning models to drive smarter, faster optimization. Our team of product managers, engineers and data scientists supports global adoption and development of both our trader-facing User Interface, as well as our sophisticated AI driven backend. We strive to operate as a lean startup within a larger enterprise.

 

 

OUR VALUES:

 

We are

  • One team and collaborate on shared problems.
  • Open to different opinions.
  • Honest about our basis and confidence in them.
  • Ambitious

 

We have strong opinions, loosely held.

  • We encourage dialogue and opposing points of view.
  • We change our minds in the presence of better information.

 

We value NEW mistakes as opportunities to learn

  • They are inevitable, as part of innovation.
  • We embrace useful ones.

 

Kaizen (Continuous Improvement)

  • We always seek a better way (code, process, communication)

 

We have fun

  • No explanation needed  ;)

 

 

ABOUT THE ROLE:

You will be responsible for working with Data Science to scale their prototypes into production. In addition, you’ll mentor on software engineering best practices and build tooling to decrease the time from ideas and experiments to finished products.

 

OUR TECH STACK FOR DATA SCIENCE:

  • Python 3.6+
  • sklearn, pandas, numpy
  • AWS (sagemaker, EMR, pyspark)
  • Horizon (for reinforcement learning)
  • Other internal tooling

 

YOU ARE:

  • Collaborative, Curious and Passionate and enjoy problems solving, where requirements aren’t always clear.
  • Able to translate advanced quantitative concepts into solutions, with a thought towards extensibility, maintainability and a bunch of other “itys” that you should value as a professional engineer.
  • Well versed in Python, with a quantitative mind.
  • Comfortable working in an agile delivery style, working with Product, Data Science and the entire engineering team. We use GitHub and a host of other tools to help us safely deploy our solutions. 
  • Interested in having a high level of autonomy to define your work.

 

 

IT’S HELPFUL IF YOU KNOW OR HAVE:

  • AdTech experience and more specifically large DSPs like AppNexus/Xandr, etc.
  • Previous experience with Airflow.
  • UI development (React/Redux)
  • An advanced degree (Masters or PhD) in a Quantitative discipline.

 

 

ABOUT XAXIS:
Xaxis is The Outcome Media Company. We combine unique brand-safe media access, unrivalled programmatic expertise, and 360-degree data with proprietary artificial intelligence to help global brands achieve the outcomes they value from their digital media investments. Xaxis offers managed programmatic services in 47 markets, including North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa.



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