Machine Learning Engineer

  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #168

We’re looking for a Machine Learning Engineer to join an emerging technologies team based in Newcastle, NSW.


In this role, you’ll work closely with the Data Science and Engineering teams to build the company's Machine Learning capability. You will collaborate with a variety of disciplines using your talent to design, develop, and maintain a variety of progressive technical solutions for existing new and emerging business.


Aspects of the role you might find exciting include:

  • Leading some of the most progressive technology projects for this company.

  • The opportunity and encouragement to hack together proofs-of-concepts as part of day-to-day work.

  • Projects are highly visible across the company, with significant recognition for the work you do.

  • Responsible for working with some of the latest technologies and pushing the boundaries of this company as they continue to invest in new projects to support their customers.


You will provide thought leadership on how best to use modern software technology and engineering principles so that the team can be at the forefront of customer technology.


This is a great opportunity to work with talented and professional cross-functional agile teams, applying your experience, expertise and leadership skills, whilst working with both internal and external technical specialists.


This role is based in Newcastle, NSW. For those outside the area, Newcastle is two hours north of Sydney, and living here will provide you a beachside location in a city with a growing technology scene.


The team you’ll be joining have values like:

  • The status quo is death

  • Without taking risk we cannot grow

  • We before me

  • Smart is cool

  • Making the world a better place


We’re looking for someone:

  • that is motivated by building. Someone who loves to get their hands dirty writing code and testing new concepts.

  • who is known around the office for being passionate about what they do, sharing what they’re working on with other teams and working collaboratively.

  • who is comfortable working with vendors, because as we all know, you can’t do it all yourself.

  • who owns an AWS shirt, has been to an AWS conference, loves their time in an AWS environment.


 From a technical perspective, the following will set you up for success:

  • experience developing solutions in modern languages such as Python, Golang, C++ or Java

  • knowledge of relational and NoSQL databases

  • experience with emerging technology practices such as serverless architectures and machine/deep learning

  • an advocate for good software engineering practices such as automated acceptance testing, continuous integration, continuous delivery, and DevOps

  • comfort with lean and experimental approaches including rapid prototyping

  • a focus on customer service and human-centered design


If this sounds interesting, I encourage you to apply here. This could be your next opportunity to build new technologies and have a great influence.