Machine Learning Researcher

Engineering |

About The Role

Machine Learning Researcher is responsible for suggesting, developing, and validating hypotheses behind the “big ideas” in Machine Learning aiming to supercharge product innovation at Flo and/or provide a significant impact on the value of Intellectual Property (IP) at Flo. This is a highly visible role at Flo and reports to the Head of Data Science.


What you’ll do/ The main responsibilities 

  • Solve difficult, non-routine analysis problems.
  • Frame the problems, de-risk the execution, present the results and learn from failures. 
  • Develop comprehensive knowledge about data structures and metrics, advocating for changes for product development.
  • Evangelize ML across Flo.
  • Maintain the collaborative relationship with product teams and broader stakeholders.


Basic Qualifications/ Requirements 

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in working on machine learning problems.
  • Demonstrated experience in machine learning, deep learning, or related fields.
  • Solid understanding of the ML fundamentals.
  • Broad interest in prototyping, storytelling, data journalism and alike.
  • Experience in wrapping research in dollars and communicating its value with executives.
  • Strong academic background, research publications.
  • MS in math, physics, computer science, engineering or a closely related field.
  • The ability to communicate complex ideas effectively with technical and non-technical team members alike.


Preferred Qualifications/ Preferred Skills and qualification

  • PhD in math, physics, computer science, engineering or a closely related field.
  • Experience at the tier 1 product company or related experience working within the product or research organization.
  • Experience with the ML adoption in regulated industries (finance, health).
  • Experience with the health domain.