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Lead Data and AI Engineer
Eden Prairie, Minnesota  |  Remote, Onsite
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Applied on January 16, 2022
Job Id #52837 Posted December 17, 2021

Projects the candidate will be working on:

  • We are establishing Agile Data Warehouse in cloud and many new AI practices to enable personalization in various capabilities to improve employee experience.

Ideal Background:

  • a. Hands on experience with modern application - microservices, Cloud and CI/CD
  • b. 5-7 years of hands on Data and AI engineering work
  • c. Good communication with developing architecture and design documentation

Top Requirements:

  • a. AI/ ML Solution design
  • b. Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment.
  • c. MLOps

Team and Team size:

  • 10 - 12 team members
  • 1 PM, 3 Product owners 2 Sprint teams consisting - 1 Scrum Masters and 12 developers

Top Responsibilities:

  • Identify opportunities for Data Engineering and AI to enhance the core product platform, select the best machine learning techniques to the specific business problem and then build the models that solve the problem.
  • Architect and design AI/ML and Analytics solutions and cloud services
  • Own the end-end process, from recognizing the problem to implementing the solution.
  • Establish DataOps and MLOps principles and best practices

Skills/attributes Required

  • Bachelor's Degree or master's degree in Computer Science.
  • 5+ years of hands-on software engineering experience.
  • Demonstrated AI/ML solution design experience
  • Proven work experience in Spark, Python, SQL, Any RDBMS.
  • Familiarity with Azure Data Lake, Synapse, ADF, Power BI.
  • Experience building, deploying and maintaining ML models in production
  • Experience with MLOps tools such as ModelDB, MLFlow and Kubeflow.
  • Familiar with best practices in the data engineering and MLOps community.
  • Ability to convey complex concepts and ideas in a clear and concise manner to a wide range of audience internal business stakeholders, outside partners and technology teams.
  • To be able to work in a fast-paced agile development environment.
  • Proven track record in working with diverse teams to achieve goals
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgment.

Skills/attributes Preferred

  • Experience with AzureML
  • Expert in Azure Synapse, Azure Container Registry, Azure App services

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact

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