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Job responsibilities

  • Building back-end infrastructure, data pipelines, and/or machine learning models for our AI-backed product
  • Build working ranking models and automate modeling pipelines
  • Implement new features solving complex data management problems
  • Deploy machine learning models to end-users and run experiments
  • Build great ML models using computer science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, programming languages, distributed systems, and information retrieval

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, IT, or relevant field
  • 2+ years of experience in engineering and ML methods
  • In-depth understanding of applied machine learning algorithms, especially NLP, and statistics
  • Comfortable with data science as well as with the engineering required to bring your models to production
  • Experience in deploying models and algorithms in production
  • Experience with both SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Proficiency in Python programming
  • Good testing skills

Preferred skills

  • Experience with CI/CD (Jenkins in particular), DVC, model monitoring tools, MLOps in general
  • Knowledge of ML techniques: deep learning, reinforcement learning, classification, pattern recognition, etc.
  • Knowledge of recommendation systems, targeting systems, ranking systems, or similar techniques

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How to become an ML engineer?

Machine Learning Engineer jobs demand proficient programmers adept at researching, developing, and designing autonomous software for predictive model automation. These engineers specialize in crafting AI systems that leverage extensive datasets to devise algorithms capable of learning and predicting outcomes. Their responsibilities include scrutinizing, analyzing, and structuring data to aid in the development of high-performance machine learning models, conducting tests, and optimizing the learning process.

Machine learning is the appropriate career choice for you if you're interested in data, automation, and algorithms. Moving vast volumes of raw data, building algorithms to process that data, and then automating the process for optimization will occupy your days.

Another reason why machine learning is such an exciting field to work in? Within the industry, there are numerous career routes to choose from. You can work as a Machine Learning Engineer, Data Scientist, NLP Scientist, Business Intelligence Developer, or Human-Centered Machine Learning Designer if you have a background in machine learning.

In addition, creating a concise yet comprehensive machine learning engineer resume is crucial. It's essential for showcasing your potential effectively to prospective employers.

What is the scope of ML engineering?

Because ML engineer roles are in high demand across industries, they provide career security and a variety of opportunities. From 2018 to 2027, the worldwide AI and ML industry is predicted to grow at a steady rate, according to several studies. The global AI sector will be worth more than half a trillion dollars by 2024, according to market research firm IDC.

The growing number of AI startups and renewed interest in the subject among existing firms is a result of the global demand for AI/ML technologies and applications. The number of AI startup acquisitions has steadily increased since 2010, approximately quadrupling between 2015 and 2018. Gains in AI startup acquisitions have paralleled increases in AI startup funding, which has increased from over a billion dollars in 2013 to 8.5 billion dollars in the first quarter of 2020. Because high-skilled ML engineers are continually in demand across industries, remote ML engineer job postings are rarely unfilled.

What are the roles and responsibilities of an ML engineer?

On the team, ML engineer’s responsibilities include a variety of tasks, such as -

  • For an AI-powered solution, you'll be designing backend infrastructure, data pipelines, and/or machine learning models.
  • Working on ranking models to automate and develop modeling pipelines.
  • Contribute to the implementation of new features that address challenging data management issues.
  • End-users will be given machine learning models to utilize, and tests will be conducted.
  • Using computer science essentials such as data structures, algorithms, and machine learning, create fantastic ML models.
  • Programming languages, distributed systems, and information retrieval are all topics covered in this course.

Aside from these, an ML engineer’s role and responsibilities may entail more. Because this industry is still in its early stages and many things remain undiscovered, each organization has its unique set of productive automation approaches.

As a result, ML engineer jobs at IT companies may cover a variety of extra responsibilities, including:

  • Collaboration between data scientists and business analysts.
  • Infrastructure automation.
  • Creating APIs via converting machine learning models.
  • Putting AI/ML models to the test and deploying them.
  • Development of minimum viable products using machine learning.
  • Using AI to deliver new talents to businesses.

How to become an ML engineer?

To get machine learning engineer jobs, you'll need to have a few prerequisites. In general, this function is in charge of designing machine learning applications and systems, which includes analyzing and organizing data, running tests and experiments, and generally monitoring and optimizing the learning process to develop high-performing ML systems.

As an ML Engineer, you'll be responsible for applying algorithms to various codebases, therefore previous software development expertise is ideal for this position. Essentially, the right mix of math, statistics, and web programming will provide you with the necessary background — once you understand these ideas, you'll be ready to apply for ML Engineering employment.

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Skills required to become an ML engineer

The field of ML engineer jobs is relatively new and quickly evolving. As a result, there is no single skill set that can be used to become an ML engineer. There are a multitude of ways to break into the sector depending on your educational background, technical skills, and areas of interest.

Some of the abilities you must acquire if you want to get  ML engineer jobs are:

1. Skills in software engineering

Writing algorithms that can search, sort, and optimize; familiarity with approximate algorithms; understanding data structures such as stacks, queues, graphs, trees, and multi-dimensional arrays; understanding computability and complexity; and knowledge of computer architecture such as memory, clusters, bandwidth, deadlocks, and cache are just a few of the computer science fundamentals that machine learning engineers rely on.

2. Skills in data science

Familiarity with programming languages such as Python, SQL, and Java; hypothesis testing; data modeling; proficiency in mathematics, probability, and statistics (such as Naive Bayes classifiers, conditional probability, likelihood, Bayes rule, and Bayes nets, Hidden Markov Models, and so on); and the ability to develop an evaluation strategy for predictive models and algorithms are just a few of the data science fundamentals that machine learning engineers rely on.

3. Additional skills in machine learning

Deep learning, dynamic programming, neural network designs, natural language processing, audio, and video processing, reinforcement learning, sophisticated signal processing techniques and the optimization of machine learning algorithms are all skills that many machine learning engineers have.

4. Security is a key task for AI/ML systems

as it is for any other software solution. While substantial data preparation is required for Machine Learning models, data access should be limited to just authorized personnel and applications. At all costs, data security is a skill that must be learned.

5. Experience with real-world projects

Another crucial aspect of becoming an ML engineer is recognizing when and how to apply your technical expertise to practical tasks and assignments. Completing an AI/ML development project from beginning to end and documenting it in your portfolio will help you pitch your skills and knowledge to potential employers, allowing you to land those remote ML engineer jobs you've always desired.

6. Communication skills

Machine learning engineers frequently collaborate with data scientists and analysts, software engineers, research scientists, marketing teams, and product teams, therefore the ability to accurately explain project goals, timetables, and expectations to stakeholders is an essential skill.

7. Possesses problem-solving abilities

Both data scientists and software engineers need problem-solving skills, and machine learning engineers require them. Because machine learning focuses on solving problems in real-time, the ability to think critically and creatively about problems and generate solutions is a prerequisite.

8. Domain expertise

Machine learning engineers must understand both the needs of the business and the types of problems that their designs are solving to create self-running software and optimize solutions utilized by businesses and customers. Without domain knowledge, a machine learning engineer's recommendations may be inaccurate, their work may overlook useful features, and evaluating a model may be challenging.

These skills, combined with continuous learning and practice of machine learning interview questions, will help aspiring developers become proficient in machine learning.

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How to get remote ML engineer jobs?

To advance in the constantly evolving field of machine learning, ML engineers must remain diligent in keeping pace with industry advancements and continuously enhance their skills. Excelling in this domain requires consistent adherence to best practices. Two key considerations for progress include seeking guidance from experienced mentors to acquire new skills effectively during practice sessions and refining analytical, programming, and AI/ML skills. Ensuring access to support is imperative for ML engineers to thrive in their roles.

Turing has the best ML engineer jobs that fit your AI/ML engineering career goals. Get full-time, long-term remote ML engineer jobs with greater pay and faster career progression by joining a network of the world's greatest developers.

Why become an ML engineer at Turing?

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Long-term opportunities to work for amazing, mission-driven US companies with great compensation.

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Join a worldwide community of elite software developers.

Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.
Once you join Turing, you’ll never have to apply for another job.

Turing's commitments are long-term and full-time. As one project draws to a close, our team gets to work identifying the next one for you in a matter of weeks.

Work from the comfort of your home
Work from the comfort of your home

Turing allows you to work according to your convenience. We have flexible working hours and you can work for top US firms from the comfort of your home.

Great compensation
Great compensation

Working with top US corporations, Turing developers make more than the standard market pay in most nations.

How much does Turing pay their ML engineers?

Every ML engineer at Turing has the freedom to select his/her rate. Turing, on the other hand, will recommend a wage at which we are confident we can offer you a rewarding and long-term opportunity. Our remote ML engineer jobs recommendations are based on our market analysis and demand from our most prestigious clients.

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