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Dell Machine Learning Lead Engineer in Massachusetts

Machine Learning Lead Engineer

Hopkinton, MA USA

Dell provides the technology that transforms the way we all work and live. But we are more than a technology company — we are a people company. We inspire, challenge and respect every one of our over 100,000 employees. We also provide them with unparalleled growth and development opportunities. We can’t wait for you to discover this for yourself as a Machine Learning, Lead Engineer on our Decision Sciences team in Hopkinton, MA .

The desired candidate will work to enable Dell's Global Business Operations organization with data-driven insights that support our quota planning, integrated operating plan, compensation, and business transformation efforts. The ideal candidate will work with a variety of stakeholders including business owners, data scientists, software engineers, and data engineers to align and execute end-to-end solutions which start with data collection and management, extend through machine learning methodologies, and end with governance of machine learning model performance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Deep-dive into business problems relating to our integrated operating plan, quota planning, and sales compensation efforts

  • Apply common & advanced machine learning techniques to create deployable models in our production IT systems. This requires knowledge of a broad range of supervised and unsupervised learning techniques, including deep learning techniques.

  • Propose best practices for code optimization, model and system validation, and model governance

  • Generate new practices and processes for effective ML engineering, in alignment with core subject-matter expertise

  • Deliver results and presentations in a timely manner

  • Manage projects with a long-term focus

  • Complete documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance when needed

  • Mentor and train junior team members

Essential Requirements

  • Self-learner who is driven to learn new methods and techniques to fulfill business needs

  • Strong analytical problem-solving capabilities with demonstrated success in consultation, statistics, and computer science

  • Experience with machine learning frameworks (such as TensorFlow)

  • Extensive data modeling and data architecture skills

  • Experience in applying creative, out-of-the-box solutions to complex problems

  • Creative thinker who is success-driven both individually and as a team leader/mentor

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal – ability to explain complex topics in easy-to-understand ways

  • Detail-oriented with the ability to effectively prioritize tasks

  • Experience working in an Agile environment

  • Experience with data modeling practices in the area of quota setting preferred

  • 5+ year(s) of experience (preferred) in machine learning with the proven ability to apply analytics to business problems, preferably in Sales or Compensation

  • Advanced database query skills a must (PostgreSQL)

  • Expertise in R and/or Python required

  • Masters or PhD (preferred) in Machine Learning, Statistics, Computer Science or related field


We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities — all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

If you share our passion for data and you’re keen to play a key role in driving progress, this is your opportunity to develop with Dell.

Dell is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Dell are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Learn more about Diversity and Inclusion at Dell here .