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Staff Machine Learning Engineer



Software Engineering
Remote · Englewood Cliffs, NJ, USA
Posted on Monday, January 22, 2024

Who are we

Founded in 2017, Lokalise is a cloud-based translation management system that helps businesses streamline their localization processes. It provides a platform for managing translations of software, websites, mobile apps, and other digital content. Overall, Lokalise helps businesses improve their time-to-market, increase translation quality, and reduce costs associated with localization.

We need you!

We are looking for a Staff Machine Learning Engineer to join our Product and Engineering organization and help drive the success
of implementing our AI-first strategy.

You will:

  • Research, build, and deploy cutting-edge ML models and algorithms to optimize our product.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define requirements create and maintain ML models.
  • Write well-documented, clean, and maintainable code, adhering to established best practices and methodologies.
  • Continuously iterate and improve upon existing models and algorithms, ensuring enhanced accuracy, performance, and scalability.
  • Maintain and enhance the quality of interactions with third-party ML / AI providers.
  • Effectively work with REST APIs and integrate with back-end services to deliver complete solutions.
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest advancements in machine learning, artificial intelligence, and relevant technologies, proactively
    identifying opportunities to stay competitive.

You must have the following:

  • 5+ years of experience developing and implementing machine learning models, algorithms, and solutions, with a track record of
    successful deployment in real-world applications.
  • Solid understanding of machine learning concepts, including supervised, unsupervised, natural language processing, and deep learning
  • Experience with foundational models (T5 or similar) and content writer models (Llama2 or similar).
  • Proficient in data manipulation, extraction, and pre-processing, with expertise in SQL, NoSQL, data lakes, and related technologies.
  • Expertise in Python and ML frameworks and libraries or alike: TensorFlow, PyTorch, and scikit-learn.
  • Expertise with Hugging Face or alike.
  • Proven experience working with REST APIs and integrating with back-end systems.
  • Solid understanding of version control systems, with proficiency in Git.
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical, and communication skills, with a solid ability to collaborate effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic
    startup environment.
  • A passion for learning, growth, and continuous improvement, staying up to date with industry trends.
  • A passion for championing ML / AI solutions while being fully hands-on.
  • Excellent English verbal and writing skills (native or near-native speaker).

It will be considered a significant advantage if you have the following:

  • Previous experience in a startup or high-growth environment is a plus.
  • Previous experience in the Localization industry.
  • Experience with scalable machine learning systems and cloud-based AI/ML platforms, such as AWS SageMaker, Google Cloud AI, Azure Machine Learning or Amazon Bedrock.


Even though our company operates exclusively on a remote basis, you are required to reside in and have legal work eligibility within one of the specified countries.: Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Ukraine and United Kingdom.

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We are committed to a culture of inclusion and equal opportunities. Therefore, we welcome applications from people of all gender identities, sexual orientations, personal expressions, relationship, marital, or civil partnership statuses, racial identities, national or ethnic origins, religious beliefs, ages, and disability statuses.