Principal Software Engineer, ML Ops Platform
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Principal Software Engineer, ML Ops Platform




Principal Software Engineer, ML Ops Platform

About the job

We believe that we are better together, and at Tripadvisor we welcome you for who you are. Our workplace is for everyone, as is our people powered platform. At Tripadvisor, we want you to bring your unique perspective and experiences, so we can collectively revolutionize travel and together find the good out there.

Our team is building the Machine Learning Platform for all Data and ML scientists across Tripadvisor. Our mission is to make data scientists more productive and to enable broader and deeper utilization of machine learning techniques to help improving the business performance.

We are seeking a talented Principal Software Engineer to lead engineering efforts to scale out the platforms infrastructure and build new services that will revolutionize the way we leverage our data!

We use variety of 3rd party packages, including MLFlow, Seldon for ML model tracking and deployment, Kubernetes for hosting models, Argo and Git for CI/CD automation, Spark for big data processing. This is a rapidly changing field and we are deeply involved in open source community to help shape the technology evolution and are constantly looking for components to adopt in order to enhance our platform.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop across our evolving technology stack - we’re using Python, Spark, Postgres, ArgoCD, Argo Workflow, Seldon, MLFlow and more.
  • We are migrating into AWS cloud and adopting many services that are available in that environment.
  • Collaborate closely with data science teams to define feature specifications and develop high quality deliverables for our customers.
  • Provide technical leadership for the team.
  • Drive innovation, generate and promote new ideas, solve complex problems in innovative way
  • You will have the opportunity to learn many cutting edge technologies around Machine Learning Platform. You will push the boundaries, to test, develop and implement new ideas, technology and opportunities, and be well rewarded and recognized for doing so.
  • Take responsibility for all aspects of software engineering, from design to implementation, QA and maintenance.
  • Touch code at every level – from the UI, backend microservices, database, big data processing, operations, to CD/CI automation.
  • Take ownership for the quality of the code.
  • Mentor and coach others on the team.

What we are looking for?

  • 9+ years of experience of commercial software development
  • Demonstrated excellence participating on cross functional teams in fast-paced environments, both in terms of technical leadership and hands-on coding.
  • Excellent ability to break down complex problems into simple solutions
  • Willingness and ability to take on new technologies.
  • Strong analytical skills and desire to write clean, correct and efficient code.
  • Sense of ownership, urgency and pride in your work.
  • Proven that you are a leader who prioritizes, communicates clearly, and partners effectively with both technical and non-technical employees.
  • Excellent command of tools and expertise for troubleshooting production issues.
  • Experience with Python, Java, Docker, Kubernetes, Kubeflow, Argo, Spark and AWS cloud services a plus.
  • Exposure to Machine Learning practices a plus
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent experience.

  What you’ll get
Highly competitive salary along with the following:

  • Highly competitive salary along with the following
    • Annual bonus
    • Generous Stock Award upon joining
    • Additional stock awarded annually
    • Excellent contributory pension
    • Full family private medical cover
    • Full dental cover
    • World class company culture with excellent career growth opportunities as an IC or Manager
    • Flexible working hours
    • Flexible summer working schedule
    • Time off between Christmas and New Year (on us!)
    • Annual travel and wellbeing allowance ($1000+)
    • Critical illness plus full life cover
    • Childcare vouchers
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Employee assistance program.

*This role gives the flexibility to work from home and/or the office.

We strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please make sure to reach out to your individual recruiter or our team at .



Principal Software Engineer, ML Ops Platform

Rathmines, Dublin, Ireland

Full-time, Indefinite

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