Senior Machine Learning Ops Engineer (f/m/x)


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Data Science at HelloFresh

Our data scientists work alongside data engineers and analysts in cross-functional teams to build and maintain best-in-class data products to improve HelloFresh’s user experience and business effectiveness. They are focused on designing scalable and automated data products using a variety of big data tools and platforms.

The role

At HelloFresh, we understand that data is our product, and we care about its quality. To that end, we are planning a major upgrade to our existing data science platform. Our next version will be global, highly automated, adhere to best MLOps practices, and consist of the tools, infrastructure, and processes best suited to lift our data science operations to the next level. We are looking for a Machine Learning Engineer to join our newly formed MLOps team. This role will enable you to help shape our data science platform and work closely with our data scientists on platform-related topics from data ingestion to publishing model results.

Above all, we are looking for people who will make HelloFresh better. We believe there are many different ways of developing skills and we love diverse experiences! So even if you don’t “tick all the boxes” but think you’d thrive in this role, we would really like to learn more about you.

What you'll do

  • Own and maintain our data science platform operations
  • Continuously improve our data science pipelines end-to-end (data ingestion, feature engineering, experimentation, deployment, monitoring, and serving data) with a focus on high automation and efficient CI/CD operations
  • Work closely with our data scientists to continuously optimise their workflow
  • Get hands-on action right at the center of one of our data machine rooms

What you'll bring

  • A proactive, solution-oriented and autonomous attitude to collaborate well in our cross-functional teams (Product Owners, Data Scientists, Business Intelligence, etc.)
  • Ability to learn quickly about HF's core product and architecture, and to act as an ambassador for state of the art software solutions and industry best practices offering support and mentorship to colleagues
  • Excellent educational background; a plus if holding an advanced degree in Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, or similar quantitative field
  • Experience building and maintaining data science platforms; experience with tools such as Airflow, MLFlow, Spark, or Kafka
  • Relevant commercial experience in building machine learning models and deploying them in production
  • Extensive commercial experience working with Python and proficiency with open source libraries. Experience with Apache Spark is also preferred
  • Experience with Amazon AWS, MLOps, and Automation for CI/CD
  • The ability to design, implement and deliver maintainable and high-quality code. Skilled in software development best practices (git/github, secrets encryption,  yaml/json configurations etc.)
  • Knowledge of visualization tools (Tableau, Grafana)

What we offer

  • Comprehensive relocation assistance to move to Berlin plus visa application support
  • Healthy discount on weekly HelloFresh boxes
  • Annual learning and development budget to attend conferences or purchase educational resources plus access to the HelloFresh Academy
  • Subsidised childcare with a professional nannying agency
  • Free access to Headspace, biweekly in-house yoga classes (remote since March 2020)
  • A diverse and vibrant international environment of 70+ different nationalities
  • Additional perks include: Free crash course in German, compensation for advanced external German classes, discounts for our neighboring gym & Urban Sports Club, summer & winter parties, discount on our HelloFresh GO vending machines
  • The chance to have a significant impact on one of the fastest-growing technology companies in Europe in an exciting growth phase

About HelloFresh

HelloFresh is on a mission to change the way people eat, forever!

Since our 2011 founding in Europe’s vibrant tech hub, Berlin, we’ve become the world's leading meal kit provider, delivering to over 4.2 million households worldwide in 14 countries across 3 continents. 

Our Engineering, Data, Product and Security teams are located in Berlin and New York and are critical to what we do. From procurement tools to conversion rate optimization, live pricing tools, payment services and add-on upselling features, we work on a wide variety of challenging problems. The result is a high output where we constantly build and release features and engines that make our business thrive, allowing us to deliver real financial impact.

Our more than 7,000 employees from over 70+ nationalities are the heart and soul of our diverse, fast-paced and dynamic environment where innovation and smart, fast action is encouraged. 

We will encourage you to make an immediate impact in your area of work as well as empower you to grow your career with us.

You can get a taste of what we've been working on by checking out our tech blog

Are you up for the challenge?

Please submit your complete application below including your salary expectations and earliest starting date.

After submitting an application our team will review this and get back to you within 5 business days. 

For insight into our interview process take a look at our recent post here

We are HelloFresh

At HelloFresh we embrace and welcome diversity and we currently employ over 7,000 individuals globally who contribute to this. We employ individuals based on their ability to perform a job rather than on the basis of their: race, national origin, color, caste, social origin or position, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, political opinion, marital status or any other characteristic. We encourage everyone to apply and will give everyone equal consideration. We are an equal opportunity employer – everyone is welcome at our table.

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