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Senior Machine Learning Engineer



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, March 24, 2023
GoodRx is America’s healthcare marketplace. Each month, millions of people visit goodrx.com to find reliable health information and discounts for their healthcare — and we’ve helped people save over $60 billion since 2011. We provide prescription discounts that are accepted at more than 70,000 pharmacies in the U.S., as well as telehealth services including doctor visits and lab tests. Our services have been positively reviewed by Good Morning America, The New York Times, NBC News, AARP, and many others.
Our goal is to help Americans find convenient and affordable healthcare. We offer solutions for consumers, employers, health plans, and anyone else who shares our desire to provide affordable prescriptions to all Americans.
GoodRx is looking for an experienced Senior Machine Learning Engineer to enable and accelerate our machine learning efforts to help maximize the value of GoodRx’s platform for both customers and stakeholders. The Ideal candidate should possess a unique combination of practical, hands-on data and analytics technical expertise and building data services and products with a large volume of datasets and a strong understanding of inner working of various machine learning models.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing analytical capabilities and applications
  • Development of machine learning (deep learning) models and pipelines
  • Build production quality codes, manage and maintain the code base
  • Participate in developing personalization services, microservice endpoints, cross platform data products/services on Android, iOS, Web/Mobile Web
  • Work closely with other machine learning engineers to enhance infrastructure, improve reliability and efficiency
  • Act as in-house expert and make recommendations regarding standards for code quality and timeliness
  • Solve complex technical issues through debugging, research and investigation
  • Work with Data Scientists and Analysts to translate prototypes/MVPs to production deployment
  • Standardize machine learning algorithm development and deployment framework with data science workbench
  • Gather data insights related to user behavior, product usage, audience segmentation, location intelligence, 3rd party data enrichment/append, and content consumption to drive business decisions
  • Contribute to every phase of the product development life cycle (design, development, testing, iteration, deployment)
  • Lead in conducting technology proof of concept projects
  • Mentor junior engineers

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Machine Learning, Computer Science, MIS, Mathematics, Operations Research or related field is required
  • 5+ years of professional experience in building machine learning systems at scale
  • Experience in developing machine learning systems/applications on AWS, GCP or Azure
  • Strong programming skills in Python, Scala, Golang
  • Experience working with Apache Spark (SQL, MLlib, Streaming)
  • Theoretical and practical implementation experience of machine learning techniques and algorithms (at least 4 of the following): factorization machines/SVM, k-NN, Naive Bayes, Clustering, Regression (OLS, Logistic, MNL), Decision Forests/Trees/Classifiers, Linear and Nonlinear Optimization
  • Expertise in deep learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, MXNet
  • Comfortable with distributed systems, big data (Petabyte scale) and data-intensive systems
  • Advanced knowledge of software engineering principles including software design, source control management, build processes, code reviews, testing methods
  • Deep understanding of data engineering practices both in modern data lakes and traditional data warehouse eco systems that are scalable for Structured, Semi-structured and unstructured data
  • Strong SQL skills. Strong analytical, and data modeling skills. Advanced understanding of data pipelines and ETL processes
  • Strong knowledge of System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Demonstrated experience in organizing work and managing multiple potentially conflicting priorities while collaborating with stakeholders across multiple functions
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation, and communication skills
  • Agile development experience is desired
Compensation decisions are determined using a variety of factors such as skill set, experience, and education or certifications. If we extend an offer for employment, we will consider all individual qualifications. Below are our salary ranges for this position based on office location:
San Francisco Office: $161,000 - $257,000
Seattle & New York Office: $147,000 - $235,000
Santa Monica Office: $134,000 - $214,000
GoodRx also offers additional compensation programs such as annual cash bonuses, annual equity grants for most positions, and generous benefits. Our great benefits offerings include medical, dental, and vision insurance, 401(k) with a company match, an ESPP, unlimited vacation, 11 paid holidays, and 72 hours of sick leave. GoodRx also offers additional benefits like mental wellness and financial wellness programs, fertility benefits, supplemental life insurance for you and your dependents, company-paid short-term and long-term disability, and more!
At GoodRx, we deeply value in-person connection and collaboration, which is key to our company culture. GoodRx is a hybrid work environment, and we ask employees to be in the office a minimum of twice a week to one of our hubs in Santa Monica, San Francisco, and New York City.
We’re committed to growing and empowering a more inclusive community within our company and industry. That’s why we hire and cultivate diverse teams of the best and brightest from all backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We believe that true innovation happens when everyone has a seat at the table and the tools, resources, and opportunities to excel.
With that said, research shows that women and other underrepresented groups apply only if they meet 100% of the criteria. GoodRx is committed to leveling the playing field, and we encourage women, people of color, those in the LGBTQ+ communities, and Veterans to apply for positions even if they don’t necessarily check every box outlined in the job description. Please still get in touch - we’d love to connect and see if you could be good for the role!
GoodRx is America's healthcare marketplace. The company offers the most comprehensive and accurate resource for affordable prescription medications in the U.S., gathering pricing information from thousands of pharmacies coast to coast, as well as a telehealth marketplace for online doctor visits and lab tests. Since 2011, Americans with and without health insurance have saved over $60 billion using GoodRx and millions of consumers visit goodrx.com each month to find discounts and information related to their healthcare. GoodRx is the #1 most downloaded medical app on the iOS and Android app stores. For more information, visit www.goodrx.com.