Senior Machine Learning Software Engineer


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At Remitly, we help people around the world send over $6 billion around the globe inspired by our mission to accomplish our promise to immigrants to send money across the world. Sending money is faster, easier, and costs less with our all-digital money transfer platform. We want to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial service products on the planet. At Remitly, your work has a direct and positive impact on people around the globe. Your work matters, every day.

About the Role

As a Machine Learning Engineer (MLE), you will report to the Director of Machine Learning as a part of a global ML team working on data products that underpin our business. The ML team builds data products that set customer foreign exchange rates, detect bad actors using our product, forecast currency volume, and understand our customer behavior. We are accountable for and are improving our internal ML platform to serve this broad set of use cases. In the near term, we are diving deeper into pricing, treasury, and marketing to accelerate those areas as much as possible.

You will

  • Build production systems that provide data derived results in realtime or batch
  • Partner with Economists, Analysts, and Engineers to build the strategies and products that power our pricing engine
  • Provide insightful statistical analysis that extracts value from complex datasets and achieves targeted outcomes
  • Have a significant impact on Remitly’s bottom line
  • Improve our ML platform ensuring better data product delivery throughout the entire organization

You have

  • A degree in Computer Science, Economics, Statistics, Applied Mathematics or a related area
  • 4+ years of work experience building production ready systems
  • 4+ years experience applying statistics and machine learning to problems that resulted in data-driven impact
  • Solid knowledge of both the theory and application of ML algorithms
  • Practical knowledge in one or more object-oriented languages, including Python, Go, or Java
  • Proficiency with system design and data processing/pipelining
  • Experience with SQL and Python ML libraries (e.g., scikit-learn, scipy, numpy, matplotlib, pandas)

It's also great, but not necessary, if you have

  • Experience with AWS, Scala, Spark, and Hadoop
  • Experience with software engineering practices including code reviews, build processes, testing, and operations

Our Benefits

  • Unlimited paid time off
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits + 401k plan with company matching
  • Company contributions to your HSA or FSA plan, if you choose one
  • Continuing education and corridor travel benefits
  • Scholars program

Remitly is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be, a fundamental principle at Remitly. We are committed to nondiscrimination across our global organization and in all of our business operations. Employment is determined based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender identification and expression, marital status, military status or status as an honorably discharge/veteran, pregnancy (including a woman’s potential to get pregnant, pregnancy-related conditions, and childbearing), sexual orientation, age (40 and over), national origin, ancestry, citizenship or immigration status, physical, mental, or sensory disability (including the use of a trained dog guide or service animal), HIV/AIDS or hepatitis C status, genetic information, status as an actual or perceived victim of domestic violence, sexual assault, or stalking, or any other protected class as established by law.

Remitly is an E-Verify Employer