Job description


As a Machine Learning Engineer, emphasizing collaborative review processes, you will actively participate in code and design reviews within the team.

Given the dynamic nature of the field, particularly with recent advancements in NLP and LLM, staying relevant and sharing knowledge with other team members is a key responsibility. In this individual contributor role you will design, develop, test and deploy ML models to solve customer problems and drive business forward. You will assist in designing ML services capable of large-scale model development.

You will work closely with many teams, such as product managers, engineers, and other data scientists, as an essential component of the Search and Personalization Machine Learning Team. In the role of Machine Learning Engineer, your responsibilities encompass guiding, planning, and executing the Search and Personalization ML Roadmap to elevate the Shipt Marketplace Experience. You will be responsible for creating the architecture and infrastructure and managing the deployment of state-of-the-art machine learning algorithms on the Shipt ML Platform, working in tandem with your ML team and engineering partners.

What You’ll Need to Be Successful

Basic Qualifications

  • BS or MS in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Mathematics, or a related field.
  • 1+ years of experience in Machine Learning pipeline building.
  • Proficiency in frameworks like PyTorch or Tensorflow
  • Deployment of models to production via fast-api and /or GRPC.
  • Strong foundation in data structures, algorithms, and software engineering principles.
  • Familiarity with MLOps tools and practices like Feast, Kubeflow, MLFlow TFServing.Proficiency in Python, git, and airflow.
  • Strong knowledge of ML-Frameworks (e.g., Pytorch, Tensorflow, scikit-learn)
  • Experience in Cloud Architecture and Cloud Platforms such as Google Cloud, AWS.

Work Arrangement

Shipt considers candidates located near a Shipt office or workspace in Birmingham, San Francisco, or Minneapolis to be hybrid, which means that they have the flexibility to work from home (with leader approval) or at a Shipt office in order to facilitate the ability to innovate, collaborate, and spark team connections. In-office expectations will vary by role and leader. Certain roles may require in-office presence on a full-time basis. Please work with your recruiter to learn more about the classification of this role.

About Shipt

Shipt is a retail tech company that connects people to reliable, high-quality delivery with a personal touch. Shipt connects customers to the things they want from the stores they love, retail businesses to more satisfied customers, and workers to new earning opportunities.

At Shipt, we aim to put our team first to boost a sense of belonging, spark opportunities for growth, provide unique benefits and commit to giving back to our communities in ways that make life better, both personally and professionally. We understand that our service, our culture, and our connection to our communities are only made better by every single person who shows up to work here every day. Learn More.

Shipt is an independently operated, wholly owned subsidiary of Target Corporation and available in more than 5,000 U.S. cities. Shipt was founded and is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. For more information, please visit Shipt’s company site at

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion or religious belief, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, military or veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please inform your recruiting contact upon initial connection if you need any accommodations.

Employees (and eligible family members) are covered by medical, dental, vision and more. Employees may enroll in our company’s 401k plan. Employees will also be eligible to receive discretionary vacation for exempt team members, paid holidays throughout the calendar year and paid sick leave. Other compensation includes eligibility for an annual bonus and the potential for restricted stock units based on role.

Pay Range

Metro Areas of Boston, District of Columbia, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle and New York City:


All other locations:


Please note that the salary range above is a guideline, and individual total compensation will vary based on factors such as qualifications, skill level, competencies, and work location.

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