Machine Learning Engineer (Product. Startup. Equity)

Published on Jul 23, 2021

A Product company with office in Kyiv, Ukraine.

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1-3 years
Job Type:
Data Engineering
Deep Learning
Data Science & AI

What You Will Do Responsibilities

The R&D Team plays a critical role in Shelf’s future development and direction. We’re working directly with the executives and responsible for designing and implementing strategic R&D initiatives:

  • Rapidly design, prototype, and experiment possible machine (deep) learning solutions to solve real-world problems in a highly ambiguous environment.
  • Collaborate with Product and Engineering teams to integrate successful solutions into large-scale, highly complex production systems
  • Take ownership and pride in the products we build and always make sure they are of the highest standard
  • Be empathetic towards team members and customers

What You Should Bring
  • 2+ years of experience with a proven record in the ML and data analytics
  • Solid programming experience in Python
  • Strong English verbal and written communication
  • Understanding foundations of Machine Learning (e.g. supervised/unsupervised learning, classification, regression, validation)
  • Experience in development, deployment, optimization, and support of machine learning solutions
  • Experience with AWS (SageMaker, Lambda, SQS, SNS, DynamoDB, Step Functions, Batch, ECS, EC2)
  • Experience with Container Services (Docker, Kubernetes, etc)
  • Experience working with large-scale unstructured and structured data sets and databases
  • Experience in building REST API services
  • Understanding theoretical concepts of Recommendation Systems, NLP (language modeling, text classification, sequence classification, question answering, clustering, topic modeling)
  • Experience with ML frameworks and libraries: PyTorch, Scikit-Learn, HuggingFace, fastText, Gensim, numpy, pandas
  • Experience with data processing tools and frameworks (Apache Spark, Airflow, etc)
  • Model optimization and compression (distillation, pruning, quantization, etc)

What You Will Get Benefits

Building a product that’s used by hundreds of top-tier companies

  • Competitive salary & equity options
  • Comfortable & modern office in the Lviv city center or remote
  • Medical insurance
  • Modern technical stack (
  • Contribution into open-source software (
  • Paid vacation leaves and sick leaves, official Ukrainian holidays are non-working days
  • Work laptop MacBook Pro or equivalent
  • Challenging tasks from day 1, rapid self-development and learning
  • Young, smart, friendly Team
    This is an opportunity to break through the noise and struggle of everyday work and become a thought leader who impacts the world and the future of work itself.

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