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Machine Learning Scientist

Headquarters: Mountain View, CA
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The primary focus of this role will be to assist in the research and development of's open source Automatic Machine Learning (AutoML) capabilities within the H2O and H2O4GPU projects. As a Machine Learning Scientist on's AutoML team, you will be responsible for keeping up to date on the latest research in the field of automatic machine learning, and help guide the development of the H2O AutoML algorithm & software. Much of the AutoML R&D involves prototyping new methods in Python or R in conjunction with comprehensive benchmarking to measure the effect of various strategies.


As a Machine Learning Scientist, you will work closely with Chief Machine Learning Scientist and the AutoML team to:
  • Review existing and develop new methods in automated machine learning.
  • Prototype AutoML techniques in R or Python and run extensive benchmarks.
  • Contribute code in Python/R/Java to H2O or Python/R to H2O4GPU.
  • Co-author papers, blog posts and tutorials about H2O AutoML.
Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree in mathematics, statistics, engineering, computer science or related field. Graduate degree (MS/PhD) is a plus, but not required.
  • 3+ years experience with machine learning and data science. Experience with automatic machine learning, stacked ensembles, genetic and evolutionary algorithms and/or bayesian hyperparamter optimization a plus.
  • Familiarity with H2O (have you installed H2O and played around?).
  • 3+ years experience using R or Python for data science. Experience with Java or Scala is a plus, but not required.
  • Written blog posts/papers or given talks about about machine learning a plus (send us links!).
  • Maker mindset & self-directed.
  • Passion for open source.
Work location: Mountain View, CA (part-time work from home ok) is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. perks: 

Modern office in Mountain View, CA with floor-to-ceiling windows & natural light. 
Lunch and dinner catered every day. 
Flexible work hours and unlimited time off. 
Get paid to work on open source software!

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