S&P Global Director, Machine Learning Engineering in Charlottesville, Virginia

The Role:

Director, Machine Learning Engineering

The Location:

Charlottesville, VA or Richmond, VA

The Impact

The Director of Machine Learning Engineering is the leader of S&P Global Market Intelligence's Machine Learning Engineering group. The Machine Learning Engineering group partners with our Data Science group to design, build, deploy, and support data-driven applications that transform S&P Global's products and operations using machine learning and related advanced analytics techniques. Our machine learning engineers take a modern, full-stack approach to prototyping, developing, deploying, and operating advanced analytics applications and infrastructure in production environments. Working in an organization for which data is the primary raw material, finished product, and core asset provides an unusually rich environment for a machine learning engineering leader to make an impact.


  • Recruit and lead a group of high-performing machine learning engineers

  • Partner with the Data Science group to identify, prototype, develop, deploy, and operate machine learning applications in production settings

  • Manage and support the organization's cloud-based data and computing platforms and infrastructure for advanced analytics applications

  • Help drive the organization's technology strategy and initiatives around topics such as data pipelines, DevOps, and cloud infrastructure and architecture

Basic qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical, engineering, or related field

  • 5 years experience in a data engineering, data architecture, data product development, or related role

    • Experience in full-stack development with Python, JavaScript, .NET, Scala, and - or Java

    • Expertise in building and supporting data pipelines and platforms based on SQL, NoSQL, distributed, streaming, and - or graph data technologies

    • Expertise developing, deploying, and orchestrating containerized applications using technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, and - or Docker Swarm

    • Expertise working in cloud-based architecture, such as AWS, Azure, and - or Google Cloud Platform

  • Familiarity with data science techniques such as machine learning, natural language processing, statistical data analysis, and data visualization

  • Demonstrated success leading a group of data engineers or related IT development professionals

  • Adept at communicating and managing diverse groups of technical and non-technical stakeholders to drive change in an organization

  • Entrepreneurial spirit

Preferred qualifications

  • Graduate degree in a technical, engineering, or related field

  • Experience with applied machine learning tools such as scikit-learn, TensorFlow, PyTorch, SparkML, or similar

  • Experience with operationalizing machine learning applications in a production setting

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