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R187663 Posted 05/15/2024

Principal Associate, Machine Learning Engineer

Bengaluru, India
  • Category Engineering
  • Experience Principal Associate
  • Primary Address Bangalore, Karnataka


Voyager (94001), India, Bangalore, Karnataka

Principal Associate, Machine Learning Engineer

At Capital One India, we work in a fast paced and intellectually rigorous environment to solve fundamental business problems at scale. Using advanced analytics, data science and machine learning, we derive valuable insights about product and process design, consumer behavior, regulatory and credit risk, and more from large volumes of data, and use it to build cutting edge patentable products that drive the business forward.

We’re looking for a Principal Associate - Machine Learning Engineer to join the Machine Learning Experience (MLX) team! 

As a Capital One Machine Learning Engineer (MLE), you'll be part of a team focusing on automating governance within the model development lifecycle. You will work with model training and features and serving metadata at scale, to enable automated model governance decisions. You will contribute to building a system to do this for Capital One models, accelerating the move from fully trained models to deployable model artifacts ready to be used to fuel business decisioning.

The MLX team is at the forefront of how Capital One builds and deploys well-managed ML models and features. We onboard and educate associates on the ML platforms and products that the whole company uses. We drive new innovation and research and we’re working to seamlessly infuse ML into the fabric of the company. The ML experience we're creating today is the foundation that enables each of our businesses to deliver next-generation ML-driven products and services for our customers.

What You’ll Do 

  • Work with model and platform teams to build systems that ingest large amounts of model and feature metadata that will feed into automated governance decisioning

  • Partner with product and design teams to build elegant and scalable solutions to speed up governance processes

  • Collaborate as part of a cross-functional Agile team to create and enhance software that enables state of the art, next generation big data and machine learning applications.

  • Leverage cloud-based architectures and technologies to deliver optimized ML models at scale

  • Construct optimized data pipelines to feed machine learning models.

  • Use programming languages like Python, Scala, or Java

  • Leverage continuous integration and continuous deployment best practices, including test automation and monitoring, to ensure successful deployments of machine learning models and application code.

Basic Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • At least 4 years of experience designing and building data intensive solutions using distributed computing

  • At least 3 years of experience programming with Python, Go, or Java

  • At least 2 years of on-the-job experience with an industry recognized ML framework such as scikit-learn, PyTorch, Dask, Spark, or TensorFlow

  • At least 1 year of experience productionizing, monitoring, and maintaining models

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1+ years of experience building, scaling, and optimizing ML systems

  • 1+ years of experience with data gathering and preparation for ML models

  • 2+ years of experience developing performant, resilient, and maintainable code.

  • Experience developing and deploying ML solutions in a public cloud such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform

  • Master’s Degree or PhD in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or a similar field

  • 3+ years of experience with distributed file systems or multi-node database paradigms.

  • Contributed to open source ML software

  • Authored/co-authored a paper on a ML technique, model, or proof of concept

  • 3+ years of experience building production-ready data pipelines that feed ML models.

  • Experience designing, implementing, and scaling complex data pipelines for ML models and evaluating their performance

No agencies please. Capital One is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, color, age, national origin, religion, disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender reassignment, citizenship, immigration status, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited under applicable federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City’s Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia’s Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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