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Lead Machine Learning Engineer 2 Locations Lead Machine Learning Engineer

Total Wine & More

Total Wine & More

Software Engineering
Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024


About the Role
Total Wine & More is looking for a Lead Machine Learning Engineer with expertise and a proven track record of deploying machine learning models into production, to join our Data Services team in Boca Raton, FL or Bethesda, MD. You will be responsible for enabling, automating, deploying, scaling and monitoring machine learning algorithms built by the data science team. You will work within current DevOps frameworks and make sure the data science teamwork is being deployed in an effective manner for production use. Working closely with software development and support teams, infrastructure, and security staff, you will enjoy learning and problem-solving in a fast-paced environment while being exposed to a diverse set of machine learning problems. As our team continues to grow, you will play an important part of our overall success and contribute to the value of the work produced by the data science team. You will report into the Director of Data Science and Analytics.
You will
  • Manage and deploy machine learning models developed by Data Science team into production – integrated with the team through the development process.
  • Support the retraining, monitoring, and measurement of deployed machine learning models – covering a wide spectrum of ML approaches.
  • Create common frameworks for delivering modeling results to systems within TWM.
  • Build out tools to support data scientists – lowering the level of effort to create and prototype machine learning models, such as building a feature data store.
  • In collaboration with the Data Platform team, make sure ML results are published within TWM data warehouse and easily digestible by end users.
  • In collaboration with Engineering and Architecture teams, build and maintain MLOps tools and frameworks – utilizing DevOps tools currently in place at Total Wine & More.
  • In partnership with Data Science team members, maintain documentation and manage the transition of production processes to production support team, when applicable.
You will come with
  • Bachelor's degree from four-year College or university in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics or related field. Master’s or PhD preferred.
  • 6+ years of experience in data science, computer science or related fields or 5+ years with Master’s degree.
  • 6+ years of experience in software engineering, data engineering, or related fields or 5+ years with Master’s degree.
  • Strong understanding of MLOps principles and practices with experience of supporting a data science team through the ML lifecycle to include deployment and monitoring.
  • Experience with operationalizing, monitoring, and scaling machine learning models and pipelines in cloud ecosystems.
  • Skills in handling and managing large datasets including, data cleaning, preprocessing, and storage. Deep understanding of batch and streaming pipelines as well as orchestrators like Argo and Airflow.
  • Fundamental understanding of machine learning modeling techniques and algorithms. Experience using machine learning frameworks such as scikit-learn, pandas, numpy, xgboost, and pytorch.
  • Solid programming skills in Python and the ability to write clean, efficient, and well-documented code.
  • The ability to work effectively in a team and communicate complex ideas clearly with individuals from diverse technical and non-technical backgrounds.
  • Familiarity with ML serving solutions like Ray, KubeFlow or W&B is a plus.
  • The ability to present technical concepts and results in an audience-appropriate way
  • Retail or similar experience a plus.
  • Understanding of A/B testing
We offer
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Generous store discounts
  • Health care plans (medical, prescription, dental, vision)
  • 401(k), HSA, FSA, Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Disability & life insurance coverage
  • Paid parental leave
  • Pet insurance
  • Critical illness and accident insurance
  • Discounted home and auto insurance
  • College tuition assistance
  • Career development & product training
  • Consumer classes
  • & More!
Grow with us
Total Wine & More is the country's largest independent retailer of fine wine, beer and spirits, and we continue to grow our footprint year over year. Total Wine offers exciting and unique career opportunities across the country and in our corporate office. Our strength is our people. We have a commitment to training and career growth, all in an environment that values new ideas and teamwork. If you share our entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for providing best-in-class customer experience, take a moment to apply or learn more at!
Total Wine & More considers several factors when establishing compensation. Estimated salaries determined by third parties have not been validated by Total Wine & More. Total Wine & More is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Total Wine & More makes reasonable accommodations during all aspects of the employment process, including during the interview process. Total Wine & More is a Drug Free Workplace.
The information provided above indicates the general nature and level of work required of the position and is not a comprehensive list of all responsibilities or qualifications. Benefits list is only a highlight of some of the benefits offered to team members; eligibility for certain benefits apply.