BurdaForward

Senior Machine Learning Engineer at BurdaForward (...

Job description

Senior Machine Learning Engineer at BurdaForward (m/f/x)

What you can expect from us...

  • You join a small and interdisciplinary team organized as a “start-up” called “WhatsNext” within BurdaForward
  • WhatsNext develop BurdaForward's proprietary content discovery platform. Our objective is to support our users in discovering the best “next” content to consume on any of our portals
  • As Senior Machine Learning Engineer, you'll be a key designer and owner of WhatsNext's machine learning pipelines. This includes further development of our reinforcement learning framework with respect to business goals and tight collaboration with the engineering team to constantly tune our data infrastructure
  • You collaborate with engineers to bring consistency and high standards to codebases, infrastructure, and processes
  • You also are in permanent exchange with all team members (incl. product manager, UX researcher and designer, etc), and are involved in strategic and tactical decisions and road mapping
  • You formulate and deliver pragmatic, cutting edge solutions
  • Prototype, optimize, and maintain scalable machine learning pipelines for WhatsNext, including data management, distributed data processing and model training
  • Continuously iterate on the engineering team's build, test, and deployment infrastructure to support rapid development and maintainable hosted services.

What we can offer you...

  • Profssional machine learning experience with a focus on reinforcement learning
  • Excitement about building and maintaining large scale, production data pipelines for machine learning applications
  • Expertise in modern machine learning frameworks and technologies
  • Optional: Experience developing enterprise software products for machine learning and data science applications
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and strong technical communication skills
  • Self-motivation, positive mental attitude, and eagerness to learn
  • Team spirit, optimism and openness - we are looking for a new colleague (m/f/x) who thinks innovatively and entrepreneurially, takes responsibility and never loses sight of our user

What we offer...

  • A wide range of responsibilities in a technology-driven environment in which your ideas really matter! More than 32 million people use and appreciate our articles and software
  • A company with flat hierarchies and a cross-functional team structure - as a result, much of the decision-making power lies within the teams themselves
  • A competent and motivated team, exciting tasks, and freedom to design independently and give impulses
  • A permanent employment in a future proof environment
  • We respond individually to your life situation. This includes flexible working time models, sabbaticals and support with childcare
  • Our trust-based workplace offer includes the option of working from home or using our individual flexdesk solution in the company office
  • A comprehensive training program that covers both professional and personal aspects (e.g. English and German courses)
  • After pandemic: We offer regular learning lunches, our annual internal Tech Forward conference and trainings programs throughout the year – enabling you to grow professionally and personally. Would you personally benefit from participating in an exciting specialist conference? We will try to make it happen
  • You have a new business idea and would like to found a start-up within the company? Convince us and we will support you structurally and financially (WhatsNext is one of these start-ups!)
  • Smart Working - we believe in flexibility when it comes to choosing where you deliver top-notch work
  • You will receive a smartphone and a laptop for professional and also private use at the start. Apple or Windows? Your choice!
  • We Care! We provide lunch vouchers, fruits, water and coffee in all our offices

Would you like to get a first impression of BurdaForward in advance? Then you should watch our videos on YouTube.

External job description

We respect diversity and we therefore welcome all applications - independently of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion and ideology, disability, age as well as sexual orientation and identity.


Ansprechpartner Lisa Trogus, Recruiter, bewerbung@burda.com

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