Allstate Machine Learning Engineer in Irving, Texas

Machine Learning Engineer

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Location :

Irving, TX US

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Experienced Professional

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Information Technology

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Job Description

The Allstate Artificial Intelligence Center of Excellence (AI CoE) is seeking a talented, forward thinking, hands-on Machine Learning Engineer to join a team of knowledgeable technical professionals to research, pilot and deploy predictive modeling algorithms and develop tools that utilize machine learning to help make business decisions.

The Machine Learning Engineer will partner with the business to identify opportunities in the use of data to solve business problems through the use of machine learning models and also explore integrating internal and external data pipelines to improve the models and results. The Engineer will work on projects of varying levels of complexity and will start with mentoring and development support to help expand and enhance required skills and knowledge to ensure success in this role with a team working on cutting edge technology.

Job Description

  • Learn business concepts and domains quickly.

  • Understand business problems to identify the optimal modeling approach.

  • Perform data preparation using packages such as Numpy, Scipy, pandas, dplyr.

  • Visualize data using packages such as plotly, ggplot2, Matplotlib.

  • Code and develop machine learning prototypes in languages such as Python, R, SAS, Java.

  • Utilize machine learning frameworks such as Pytorch, Keras, Tensorflow, SciKit-Learn, Caffe, MXNet.

  • Learn and gain a functional understanding of supporting technologies to achieve results (e.g. Jupyter, R-Studio, Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Sagemaker etc.)

  • Identify new areas of data, research and models that can solve business problems.

  • Ability to understand data requests and make recommendations on improving its quality.

  • Aptitude for trouble-shooting and problem-solving.

  • Collaborate with team in order to improve the effectiveness of business decisions through the use of data and machine learning/predictive modeling.

  • Work with stakeholders to ensure the machine learning solutions meet business needs.

  • Utilizes effective project planning techniques to break down moderately complex and occasionally complex projects into tasks and ensure deadlines are kept.

  • Creating and maintaining clear and concise technical documentation.

  • Have excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills.

Job Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in a quantitative field such as statistics, mathematics, Electrical Engineering, Physics or computer science preferred.

  • Solid mathematics background (linear algebra, probability, optimization).

  • Good knowledge of statistics skills, such as distributions, statistical testing, regression, etc.

  • Experience using statistical modeling or machine learning techniques to build models that have driven company decision making.

  • Excellent understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms such as k-NN, Naïve Bayes, SVM, Decision Forests, CNN etc.

  • Experience with and implementing feature detection and classification.

  • Fundamental understanding of database concepts and technologies.

  • Experience working in an Agile framework is a plus.

  • Experience with evaluating and tuning deployed machine learning models is a plus

The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

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