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Senior Machine Learning Engineer
  • Python
  • Machine Learning
  • Scala
  • scikit-learn
  • C#
WPS Health Solutions
Madison, WI
124 days ago

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

U.S. citizenship is required for this position due to Department of Defense restrictions.

Role Summary:
In this role you will be a key leader in the design, implementation, maintenance, and support of WPS’s Machine Learning (ML) / Intelligent Process Automation (IPA) / Robotic Process Automation (RPA) systems. This Engineer will work on a highly functional and successful Agile team working to continually innovate and improve WPS processes. This role will perform application development, application analysis and actively guide and drive solutions. Understanding IT strategies and architectures, training technology users, capacity and resource utilization, and infrastructure capabilities will be a key factor in the success of this role.

In this role you will:

  • Perform as a general solution designer for the team, providing a tapestry of hands on development, support, guidance and ideation to the team.
  • Be responsible for analyzing, programming and configuring cognitive systems software.
  • Perform development that will include, testing, debugging, documenting and implementing applications that greatly improve WPS’s processes.
  • Be a key contributor seeing requirements through inception to deployment.
  • Work in a change driven environment on a team deeply rooted in automation, Innovation improvements and ideation.
  • Work in a strong Agile team environment.
  • Implement/develop machine learning solutions using open source libraries such as scikit-learn and TensorFlow, as well as vendor solutions such as IBM Watson
  • Perform data science analysis on complex data sets to determine viability of a machine learning solution
  • Ability to provide other functions including:
    • Developing web services
    • Writing queries and stored procedures
    • Understanding technical infrastructure requirements
    • Configuring new RPA processes and objects using workflow
    • Working with RPA vendor on software-related issues and release updates
    • Working within existing processes and implementing change requirements as part of a structured change control process
    • Generating technical design documentation when appropriate

This role could be a good fit if you:

  • Possess a high aptitude in object oriented (OOAD) and functional programming including experience with; VBA, C#, Python.
  • Interested in both the planning and concrete implementations of applications and software while having an understanding and interest in Machine Learning
  • Enjoy creating simple insights into complex and layered data
  • Passion to Implement/develop machine learning solutions using open source libraries
  • Enjoy taking a leadership role on complex projects independently or as part of a larger project team.
  • Manage multiple competing initiatives and escalate issues effectively.
  • Passion for innovation, process improvement, and integration.

You’ll benefit from this experience by:

  • Growing within an environment of hardworking individuals with diverse backgrounds and skillsets.
  • Being an integral team member and leader on a highly functional and experienced Scrum team.
  • Working in a development team, with the backing and support from ground-floor to executive-level employees that are driven to succeed.
  • Working in an environment that serves our Nation’s military, veterans, Guard and Reserves along with their families.

You need to have:

U.S. citizenship is required for this position due to Department of Defense restrictions.

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent post high school and/or related work experience
  • 1 or more years of related work experience

We also prefer:

  • 5 or more years of experience in IT
  • Experience working as a solutions Architect
  • Experience working with Machine learning technologies.
  • Experience with Elite DevSecOps, including automated deployment.
  • Experience with IBM - Watson
  • Strong hands on exp implementing Machine Learning models.
  • Development experience with: C# VBA .Net.

Your Team's Philosophy:

Preparing WPS for the next generation of competition (Competitiveness)

  • As our position in the federal contracting space evolves alongside our digital maturity, our role as a data services company will be amplified by our core capability to leverage cognitive solutions in the federal space

Reducing operating cost through a new class of automation (Profitability)

  • Continuing development of new automation to save our workforce from menial tasks and position us to compete on cost

Focusing our workforce (People)

  • Our beneficiaries and primes depend on us to put the right people in front of real problems to deliver accurate, timely processing with more complex decision making.

Optimizing our workforce (Execution)

  • We will be able to re-structure and organize our workforce around emerging cognitive insights, allowing us to execute in new, more effective patterns

Compensation and Benefits

  • Eligible for annual Performance Bonus Program
  • 401(k) with dollar-per-dollar match up to 6% of salary
  • Competitive paid time off
  • Health and dental insurance start DAY 1
  • Vision insurance
  • Flexible spending, dependent care, and health savings accounts
  • Short- and long-term disability, group life insurance
  • Dress for your day
  • Innovative professional and cognitive development programs

Who We Are

WPS Health Solutions is an innovator in health insurance and a worldwide leader in claims administration, serving millions of beneficiaries in the United States and abroad.

Founded in 1946, WPS offers health insurance plans for individuals, families, and seniors, and group plans for small and large businesses. We are a world-class claims processor and program administrator for the government’s Medicare program. And we manage benefits for millions of active-duty and retired military personnel and their families.

WPS has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere® Institute for 10 years in a row.

Learn more about WPS.

Our Purpose and Values

Our purpose is to make healthcare easier for those we serve. Click Here

Our values – Customer Focused, Individual Responsibility, Mutual Respect, and Driven & Passionate – are the core of who we are and how we conduct business every day.

Health Insurance

WPS Health Insurance offers high-quality health insurance plans for individuals and families, Medicare supplement plans for seniors, and group health plans for businesses of every size.

Military and Veterans Health

WPS Military and Veterans Health administers claims and provides customer service and related activities for the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and their beneficiaries.

Government Health Administrators

WPS Government Health Administrators manages Medicare Part A and Part B benefits for more than 7 million beneficiaries. As one of the largest contractors for the Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services, we’ve served Medicare beneficiaries and their health care providers since 1966.


Arise Health Plan provides innovative and high-value health plans to groups and individuals in eastern and northeastern Wisconsin. With our quality Wisconsin-based customer service, Arise offers health care expertise with a personal touch.

EPIC Specialty Benefits

EPIC Specialty Benefits provides businesses group insurance products that cover:

  • Life
  • Disability
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Voluntary benefits

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