Machine Learning Engineer

New York, NY, United States, San Francisco, CA, United States


Role Locations

  • New York, NY, United States
  • San Francisco, CA, United States


26 - 50 people


25 W 26 Th St Fl 6
New York, NY, 10010-1038, US

Tech Stack

  • Python
  • Java
  • Node.js
  • C++
  • C#
  • Objective C
  • Go
  • React Native
  • AWS Lambda
  • DynamoDB
  • TypeScript
  • Tensorflow
  • PostgreSQL
  • MongoDB
  • Docker
  • BYOstack

Role Description

Eight Sleep is the first sleep fitness company. At Eight Sleep we design products at the forefront of sleep innovation. Our mission is to fuel human potential through optimal sleep. We use innovative technology, detailed design, and proven science and data to personalize and improve each night for everybody—changing the way people sleep forever and for better.

Backed by leading Silicon Valley investors including Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures and Y Combinator, we’ve raised 68 million to date. We were recognized as one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in Consumer Electronics in 2018.

Our temperature-regulated smart bed, the Pod is an absolute game changer, improving people's health and happiness by changing the way they sleep. It was named one of Time Magazine’s Best Inventions of 2019. We’re excited by the recognition and still have a long way to go toward achieving our mission.

That is why we are looking for a Machine Learning Engineer with industry experience working on a range of classification problems at scale. If you are excited in applying your machine learning skills to seamlessly monitor heart issues, sleep apnea, fever, strokes and stress while optimizing bedroom environments for better sleep, this is the job for you.

How you’ll contribute: Write machine learning applications using a range of techniques for a diverse set of problems Generally contribute to improving the health and value of our machine learning ecosystem through finding and building best in class model pipelines and infrastructure Ability to code in Python, and pick up other languages as needed Join a small, excellent team solving hard problems the right way Ship iterative machine learning solutions frequently, own meaningful parts of our service, have an impact, and grow with the company

What you'll need to succeed: Hold a BS, MS, or PhD in computer science or a related field (or equivalent work experience) 2-5 years of machine learning engineering experience working on large scale systems 2+ years of experience building production systems that use machine learning at scale Understand experimental design and can build for collection, measurement, and interpretation of results Advanced Python proficiency Have experience optimizing the performance, reliability, and scalability of systems Obsess over finding simple approaches to complex problems Are enthusiastic about working on a multi-disciplinary team and willing to venture out of your comfort zone and learn new things Experience with software engineering best practices (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation) You want to work in a fast, high growth startup environment with lots of independence and responsibility

Bonus Points Experience with Keras and Tensorflow Experience with signal processing Participation in open source software community/communities

Why you'll love Eight Sleep: We’re a tight-knit, passionate team that’s working to improve people’s lives Leadership is committed to employees’ wellness and career development You’ll get a better night sleep every night; all full-time employees receive the Pod Flexible, generous PTO 100% employer contribution for medical/dental/vision insurance Discounted gym memberships, commuter benefits Weekly team happy hours and lunches Office snacks

At Eight Sleep we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. As an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our values by ensuring everyone feels they can flourish and grow. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

About Eight

Our mission is to fuel human potential through better sleep. We’re the first sleep fitness company, a NYC based startup backed with $67M by Founders Fund, Khosla Ventures, YCombinator, and more. We were named one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies of 2018.

We've just launched our temperature-regulated smart bed, the Pod. It's an absolute game changer, improving people's health and happiness by changing the way they sleep. The Pod is the first mattress to automate the sleep cycle based on users' settings for desired temperatures throughout the night, biometric sensor-driven detection of the users' behavior and sleep stage, and proprietary logic.

Company Culture

We value the ability to make a lot of things happen with the fewest amount of resources possible. No conclusions without data. Work for each other.

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