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Pearson Senior Machine Learning Engineer in Jackson, Mississippi

Senior Machine Learning Engineer - ( 2105907 )


We are the world’s learning company with more than 21,000 employees operating in 70 countries. We combine world-class educational content and assessment, powered by services and technology, to enable more effective teaching and personalized learning at scale. We believe that wherever learning flourishes, so do people.

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

Preferred location: Boulder, Colorado

  • Do you love the field of deep learning and would you love a job with expectations to keep abreast on the state-of-the art in language processing?

  • And a job also with expectations to continuously “move the performance needle” for the business?

  • Do you resonate with the need for reproducible research and robust data pipelines?

  • Can you write solid, well engineered code and work in a team environment of highly capable and motivated individuals?

  • Are you excited at the idea of helping to build our next generation of machine learning tools, analytics platforms, and language/math assessment algorithms?

Working closely with a small team of experts, you will have a unique opportunity to play a leading role in migrating machine learning based solutions from R&D to product-level operational delivery.

The team at Pearson offers a unique environment for extremely skilled and motivated thinkers. Our culture is highly charged with people who are passionate about a cause, using technology to enhance students’ educational experiences. Our team has been building machine learning solutions for educational markets since 2004.

Boulder, Colorado has been named as the happiest place in the U.S. and it's no surprise with its year-round outdoor activities, a surfeit of sunny days, a laid-back lifestyle, natural beauty that's always within view, ultra-fresh dining and natural foods scenes, the influence of the University of Colorado Boulder, a highly active culture, and enough craft beer to put a smile on anyone's face.

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Required Skills

  • MS or PhD in a quantitative field (CS, EE, statistics, math, data science) required

  • 5 years experience in the field of natural language processing (NLP)

  • 5 years professional experience as a software engineer or data scientist

  • Strong coding capabilities in Python and/or R

  • Experience with Linux and AWS; Kubernetes a big plus

  • Proven ability to build neural networking models for natural language applications

  • 5 years experience TensorFlow, PyTorch or Keras

  • Strong in using Jupyter notebooks for research and data analytics

The anticipated starting salary range for Colorado-based individualsexpressing interestin this position is $110–$120k annually. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program.

Benefits available to eligible employees can be seen at:

Primary Location : US-RE-Remote

Other Locations : US-CO-Boulder

Work Locations :



Job : Research and Development

Organization : Assessments School

Job Type : Standard

Job Level : Individual Contributor

Shift : Day Job

Travel : No

Job Posting : May 1, 2021

Job Unposting : Ongoing

Schedule: : Full-time Regular

Req ID: 2105907