Senior Engineer (Machine Learning Engineer)

NielsenIQ

Job Description

Senior Engineer, Chennai- Tamilnadu
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We are looking for someone to be the technical reference on our team in Chennai. We develop mostly in Python and what we do is to help our Research team to put in production ML models, so we work mostly in building training pipelines (mostly in AzureML), creating inference codes, and providing tools and patterns for enhancing our MLOps cycle. 

Regarding the characteristics of our ML projects, we can consider several areas of knowledge, such as Computer Vision, NLP or the ones related to more traditional ML techniques like Decision Trees. 

For solving these challenges, we use Docker heavily, as well as conda and PDM, different types of frameworks: scikit-learn, pytorch, tensorflow… 

It would be great if you worked with ONNX models, as we are trying to modernize our model serving. 

We try to automate as much as we can all the repetitive tasks we or others may have, we use Jenkins although we are planning to move to Github Actions. 

The enablement team is composed mainly for Sofware Engineers and ML Engineers, we like to keep learning and improving our coding skills and the tools we use. We hold weekly study groups to share knowledge and document all our POCs and research with a scientific mindset

Responsibilities:

  • Create and maintain a scalable infrastructure to deliver AI/ML processes, responding to the user requests in near real time.
  • Design and implement the pipelines for training and deployment of ML models.
  • Design dashboards to monitor a system, collect metrics, create alerts based on them and execute performance tests.
  • Perform feasibility studies/analysis with a critical point of view. and support and maintain (troubleshoot issues with data and applications).
  • Develop technical documentation for applications, including diagrams and manuals;Working on many different software challenges always ensuring a combination of simplicity and maintainability within the code.
  • Contribute to architectural designs of large complexity and size, potentially involving several distinct software components.
  • Mentoring other engineers fostering good engineering practices across the department., Working closely with data scientists and a variety of end-users (across diverse cultures) to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction
  • Work as a member of a team, encouraging team building, motivation and cultivating effective team relations.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field/ master’s degree in data engineering or related
  • Minimal work experience of 6 years with evidence.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge in Linux & container orchestrators (Kubernetes, Docker Swarm.) and in some of the main cloud providers (Azure, GCP or AWS) and knowledge in distributed systems.
  • Proficient in programming language: Python
  • Experience with ML/Ops technologies like Azure ML with self-driving and good communication skills in English
  • Experience with AI/ML frameworks: Torch, Onnx, Tensorflow ,designing and implementing CICD pipelines for automation and monitoring dashboards (Grafana or similar)
  • Experience in using collaborative developing tools such as Git, Confluence, Jira, etc.
  • Strong ability to analyze and synthesize. (Good analytical and logical thinking capability)
  • Proactive attitude, resolutive, used to work in a team and manage deadlines with quick learning ability.
  • Agile methodologies development (SCRUM/KANBAN).

Additional Information

  • Enjoy a flexible and rewarding work environment with peer-to-peer recognition platforms. 
  • Recharge and revitalize with help of wellness plans made for you and your family. 
  • Plan your future with financial wellness tools. 
  • Stay relevant and upskill yourself with career development opportunities.

About NIQ

NIQ is the world’s leading consumer intelligence company, delivering the most complete understanding of consumer buying behavior and revealing new pathways to growth. In 2023, NIQ combined with GfK, bringing together the two industry leaders with unparalleled global reach. With a holistic retail read and the most comprehensive consumer insights—delivered with advanced analytics through state-of-the-art platforms—NIQ delivers the Full View™.

NIQ, is an Advent International portfolio company with operations in 100+ markets, covering more than 90% of the world’s population. For more information, visit NIQ.com.

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