Senior Engineer, Machine Learning

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India Req #2273
Monday, January 29, 2024
If you are looking for a career at a dynamic company with a people-first mindset and a deep culture of growth and autonomy, ACV is the right place for you! Competitive compensation packages and learning and development opportunities, ACV has what you need to advance to the next level in your career. We will continue to raise the bar every day by investing in our people and technology to help our customers succeed. We hire people who share our passion, bring innovative ideas to the table, and enjoy a collaborative atmosphere. 

Who we are: 

ACV is a technology company that has revolutionized how dealers buy and sell cars online. We are transforming the automotive industry. ACV Auctions Inc. (ACV), has applied innovation and user-designed, data driven applications and solutions. We are building the most trusted and efficient digital marketplace with data solutions for sourcing, selling and managing used vehicles with transparency and comprehensive insights that were once unimaginable. We are disruptors of the industry and we want you to join us on our journey. ACV’s network of brands includes ACV Auctions, ACV Transportation, ClearCar, MAX Digital and ACV Capital within its Marketplace Products, as well as, True360 and Data Services. 
ACV Auctions is opening its new India Development Center in Chennai, India, and we’re looking for talented individuals to join our team. As we expand our platform, we’re offering a wide range of exciting opportunities across various roles. At ACV, we put people first and believe in the principles of trust and transparency. If you are looking for an opportunity to work with the best minds in the industry and solve unique business and technology problems? Look no further!  Join us in shaping the future of the automotive marketplace!
At ACV we focus on the Health, Physical, Financial, Social and Emotional Wellness of our Teammates and to support this we offer industry leading benefits and wellness programs.

Who we are looking for:

ACV’s Machine Learning (ML) team is looking to grow its MLOps team. Multiple ACV operations and product teams rely on the ML team’s solutions. Current deployments drive opportunities in the marketplace, in operations, and sales, to name a few. As ACV has experienced hyper growth over the past few years, the volume, variety, and velocity of these deployments has grown considerably. Thus, the training, deployment, and monitoring needs of the ML team has grown as we’ve gained traction. MLOps is a critical function to help ourselves continue to deliver value to our partners and our customers.


Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent skill and maturity, be self-motivated as well as team-oriented, and have the ability to support the development and implementation of end-to-end ML-enabled software solutions to meet the needs of their stakeholders. Those who will excel in this role will be those who listen with an ear to the overarching goal, not just the immediate concern that started the query. They will be able to show their recommendations are contextually grounded in an understanding of the practical problem, the data, and theory as well as what product and software solutions are feasible and desirable. 


What you will do:

  • Actively and consistently support all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience.
  • Work with fellow machine learning engineers to build, automate, deploy, and monitor ML applications.
  • Develop data pipelines that feed ML models.
  • Deploy new ML models into production.
  • Build REST APIs to serve ML models predictions.
  • Monitor performance of models in production.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.


What you will need:

  • Required Qualifications:
    • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
    • Graduate education in a computationally intensive domain or equivalent work experience.
    • 5+ years of prior relevant work or lab experience in ML projects/research, and 1+ years as tech lead or major contributor on cross-team projects.
    • Advanced proficiency with Python, SQL etc.
    • Experience with cloud services (AWS / GCP) and kubernetes, docker, CI/CD.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience with MLOps-specific tooling like Vertex AI, Feast, Kubeflow, or Weights and Biases, etc. are a plus.
    • Experience with EDA, including data pipeline building and data visualization.
    • Experience with building ML models.


Our Values 

Trust & Transparency | People First | Positive Experiences | Calm Persistence | Never Settling


At ACV, we are committed to an inclusive culture in which every individual is welcomed and empowered to celebrate their true selves. We achieve this by fostering a work environment of acceptance and understanding that is free from discrimination. ACV is committed to being an equal opportunity employer regardless of sex, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, national origin, age, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, military status, status as a veteran, or any other protected characteristic. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires reasonable accommodation, please let us know.

Other details

  • Job Family Product & Technology
  • Job Function Machine Learning
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India