Machine Learning Engineer

Culver City, CA, United States • $100k - $150k

Sony Pictures Entertainment

Role Location

  • Culver City, CA, United States


$100k - $150k


501+ people


Culver City, California, United States

Tech Stack

  • Python
  • R
  • AWS
  • Terraform
  • Github
  • Snowflake
  • Teradata
  • RStudio
  • S3

Role Description


• Understands and translates business and functional needs into machine learning problem statements.

• Translates complex machine learning problem statements into specific deliverables and requirements.

• Designs and develops scalable solutions that leverage machine learning and deep learning models to meet enterprise requirements/

• Works closely with data scientists and data engineers to develop machine learning algorithms.

• Works closely with UX designers and product teams to improve the product user experience.

• Translates machine learning algorithms into production-level code.

• Collaborates with development teams to test and deploy machine learning models.

• Creates metrics to continuously evaluate the performance of machine learning solutions.

• Maintains and improves the performance of existing machine learning solutions.

• Ensures adherence to performance standards and compliance to data security requirements.

• Keeps abreast with new tools, algorithms and techniques in machine learning and works to implement them in the organization.


• Proficiency in machine learning algorithms such as multi-class classifications, decision trees, support vector machines and deep learning.

• Strong understanding of probability and statistical models (generative and descriptive models).

• Advanced programming skills with C/C++, Python, Java or R.

• Ability to run experiments scientifically and analyze results.

• Ability to effectively communicate technical concepts and results to technical and business audiences in a comprehensive manner.

• Ability to collaborate effectively across multiple teams and stakeholders, including analytics teams, development teams, product management and operations.


• More than two years of experience in developing and deploying enterprise-scale machine learning solutions.

• Preferred experience in a quantitative analysis role.


• Bachelor's degree in data science, applied mathematics, computer science or otherwise research-based field; Master’s degree preferred.

About Sony Pictures Entertainment

Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) is a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Sony Group Corporation. SPE’s global operations encompass motion picture production, acquisition, and distribution; television production, acquisition, and distribution; television networks; digital content creation and distribution; operation of studio facilities; and development of new entertainment products, services and technologies. Sony Pictures Television operates dozens of wholly-owned or joint-venture production companies around the world. SPE’s Motion Picture Group production organizations include Columbia Pictures, Screen Gems, TriStar Pictures, 3000 Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation, Stage 6 Films, AFFIRM Films, Sony Pictures International Productions, and Sony Pictures Classics.

Company Culture

Out of the box thinking.

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