Job Openings Machine Learning Engineer

About the job Machine Learning Engineer

We’re Kuona (kuona.co), an AI technology company that empowers consumer products and retailers to live up to their revenue goals and empowers our clients to maximize their sales and profitability through the dynamic optimization of prices, promotions, and inventories. Our AI-powered platform helps top brands like Coca-Cola, Heineken and Nutrioli maximize their profits and optimize inventories. We are looking for people that are world-class, curious, innovative, bright, and work to be better every single day! This position is fully remote.

We are currently looking for a solution-oriented Data Scientist / Machine Learning Engineer to join our product analytics team. In this role, you will be able to develop and deploy models that improve our user experience across all areas of our product, perform deep analytics on large datasets, build models to describe and predict market behavior, and produce insights that shape key decisions & investment areas. You will encounter a wide range of problem-solving situations, strategic to real-time, requiring extensive use of data collection and analysis. We are looking for someone that can apply data science skills as well as some experience with analytical programming languages.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop advanced analytics and predictive models from design through implementation in the areas of pricing and promotion, inventories, and other areas of the business as needed

  • Collaborate with data and software engineers to enable deployment of models that will scale across the company’s ecosystem

  • Build models and algorithms (end-to-end, starting from idea brainstorming and data exploration, and ending with implementing the code in production)

  • Write production-ready code to implement data pipelines and machine learning models. 

  • To be able to identify, diagnose and recommend projects to improve our performance

  • Design product experiments, interpret the results to draw detailed and impactful conclusions and conduct root cause analysis.

  • Work with data infrastructure/product engineering teams to define the data collection needs.

  • Provide recommendations to assist quick product ideation and feature launch decisions.


Requirements:

  • 2+ years of analytics experience & data science or equivalent applying quantitative, statistical & machine learning techniques to practical product problems

  • 2+ years building machine learning systems and analyzing large data sets with modern tools.

  • Fluency with data analysis, Python, SQL, & data visualization tools

  • Plus: Experience with PyTorch

  • Ability to extract business insights and identify stories behind the data

  • Experience analyzing and conducting hypothesis-driven experimentation and A/B testing

  • Comfortable translating ambiguous problems & requirements into data-driven analyses

  • Ability to think critically and solve problems using analytical and quantitative methodologies

  • Teamwork and Leadership skills

  • English spoken and written

Your experience with Kuona:


  • Creativity: We like that all team members can propose and create new features

  • Self-management: Since we are a very horizontal company, we require that team members can decide for themselves what to work on and define priorities

  • Opportunities to learn: We offer all our employees a wide opportunity to learn things that you probably wouldn't be exposed to in a corporate environment.

  • High Impact: You will be involved in the growth and evolution of the company, all your contributions will be of high impact on the overall results.

  • We value our culture: We are fully committed to prioritizing great results for our clients and an amazing employee experience for our people.

  • Ability to work anywhere: We provide everyone the opportunity to design your day and execute your projects with flexibility.


Benefits:

  • Competitive base compensation

  • Health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Flexible time off and 12 holidays

  • Work from home policy including a laptop and support for your home office needs

  • Opportunity to join a diverse, passionate, and fun team


Our process:

This is our basic process, we may add or remove steps based on the information that we gather during the process.

  • Introductory screening call with someone from our recruiting team.

  • Interview loop with additional team members, with the following panel:
    • Technical interview for the role + Test Project

    • Industry knowledge and management experience

    • Culture fit and behavioral interview with our CEO

  • Reference Checks

  • Successful candidates will subsequently be made an offer.

Kuona provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.