IHS Markit

Machine Learning Engineer Director

Job description

Position Summary

IHS Markit is a global market leader in providing information, analytics and solutions for industries and markets that drive economies worldwide.

The candidate will be a senior member of the Advanced Analytics team at IHS Markit and, working alongside SMEs across the industry verticals, will develop NLP products and solutions. Additionally the candidate will will responsible for determining and implementing tools to support development and deployment of Data Science projects.


The candidate will be responsible for research, modelling, optimization, architecture, implementation, deployment and maintenance of innovative projects in the field of Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing:

  • Develop training datasets and frameworks supporting training dataset creation and validation process
  • Research and develop and optimize Deep Learning models, algorithms and data pipelines
  • Design architecture, build and maintain data science projects in the cloud environment
  • Lead NLP product development end to end: from POC to productization
  • Actively research, explore and identify the latest relevant methods and technologies. Identity, implement and maintain tools supporting development and deployment of the team’s Data Science projects.

Essential Skills

  • 7+ years of professional experience in Advanced Analytics / Data Science / Machine Learning and Computer Engineering
  • Hands on project lifecycle experience, from business analysis to productization
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with cloud platforms such as AWS, GCP and / or Azure
  • Mastery of Python and ability to write robust and high standard, testable code
  • Good understanding of machine learning and deep learning methods and their mathematical foundations
  • MLOps experience with automation pipelines, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, and Continuous Deployment
  • Experience with NLP projects

Desirable Experiences

  • Publications related to Machine Learning or Deep Learning
  • Experience in Data Science competitions
  • Contributions to open source projects related to Machine Learning or Deep Learning

Soft Skills

  • Able to translate business problems into problems that can be solved with Data Science
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Able to report progress and summarize issues to a less technical audience
  • Curious and open-minded attitude to new approaches

What we offer

  • Access to the most interesting information technologies
  • The ability to implement your own ideas and solutions
  • Participation in conferences and training
  • English classes
  • Three days for charity/volunteering
  • Chillout & fun room (table tennis, table football, Xbox, billiards)
  • Attractive benefits package (private health care, life insurance, MultiSport card)
  • Fruit days, Coffee, tea, chocolate


Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category.

We are proud to provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with IHS Markit and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please contact or call +1 212 849 0399. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are considered on a case-by-case basis. This contact information (email and phone) is intended for application assistance and accommodation requests only. We are unable to accept resumes or provide information about application status through the phone number or email address above. Resumes are only accepted through the online application process, and only qualified candidates will receive consideration and follow-up.

IHS Markit maintains a substance-free workplace; employees may be asked to submit to a drug test (where permitted by law). In addition, as a federal contractor in the United States, the company participates in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work.

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