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GoFundMe is a global community of over 150 million people who come together every day with the common purpose of helping one another. Our mission is to help people help each other through our best in class technology. In 2022, GoFundMe joined together with Classy, a leading nonprofit fundraising software company that enables nonprofits to connect supporters with the causes they care about. Together, we have empowered people and organizations to raise more than $30 billion since 2010. Our vision is to become the most helpful place in the world.

We're looking for an enthusiastic, experienced and energetic Senior Machine Learning Engineer to join our team of very talented engineers. We have a lot of ideas and hypotheses we'd love to explore as we understand the world of social fundraising. If conducting data research in a new field excites you, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

This is a remote position. Candidates considered for this role will be located in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

The Job…

  • Build and improve on machine learning systems to solve exciting problems that engage and improve experience for GoFundMe campaign organizers, prospective donors and supporters.
  • Conduct research to identify and build features that help predict user actions such as donating, starting a GoFundMe campaign and sharing / supporting campaigns
  • Design and implement powerful machine learning algorithms in distributed machine learning frameworks
  • Deliver scalable and high-performance ML solutions for different products
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment with a quick cadence of research, experimentation, and product launches
  • Build efficient systems to prepare large amounts of data; be proficient with distributed programming frameworks such as Hadoop/Spark
  • Collaborate with GoFundMe cross functional teams (Product, Design, Data, etc.) to bring your findings to life
You…
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in machine learning, data science, and analytics with a consistent track record of successfully leading complex projects.
  • Extensive knowledge of ML algorithms, including a deep understanding of statistical modeling, and Python development tooling and libraries: Pandas, Numpy, Scikit-learn, Pytest, PySpark, SQL, Airflow, MLflow, Hugging Face Transformers, Tensorflow or PyTorch.
  • Experience or some exposure to LLMs, either using Open AI API or Open Source models and frameworks like Hugging Face, LangChain, Llama-2, Falcon, Dolly, etc., is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and mentor a team of ML engineers, fostering a collaborative and high-performing environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skill, with the ability to apply creative solutions to real-world challenges.
  • Comfortable experimenting with and incorporating cutting-edge techniques into our existing system.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • A Masters or Ph. D in Computer Science, Statistics, Data Science or related field is preferred.
  • Sense of humor (optional but appreciated).

Why you’ll love it here...

  • Market competitive pay.
  • Rich healthcare benefits and supportive time off policies.
  • Monetary support for new hire setup, hybrid work & wellbeing, and family planning.
  • A variety of mental and wellness programs to support employees.
  • Learning & development and recognition programs.
  • “Gives Back” Program where employees can nominate a fundraiser every week for a donation from the company.
  • Inclusion, diversity, equity, and belonging are vital to our priorities and we continue to evolve our strategy to ensure DEI is embedded in all processes and programs at GoFundMe. Our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion team is always finding new ways for our company to uphold and represent the experiences of all of the people in our organization.
  • Employee resource groups.
  • Your work has a real purpose and will help change lives on a global scale.
  • You’ll be a part of a fun, supportive team that works hard and celebrates accomplishments together. 
  • We live by our core values: impatient to be great, find a way, earn trust every day, fueled by purpose.
  • We are a certified Great Place to Work, are growing fast and have incredible opportunities ahead!

GoFundMe is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that actively pursues candidates of diverse backgrounds and experiences. We are committed to providing diversity, equity, and inclusion training to all employees, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, nationality or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, pregnancy status, marital status, age, medical condition, mental or physical disability, or military or veteran status.

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