Senior Machine Learning Engineer - Authentication

Engineering · Full-time · Remote

The Senior Machine Learning Engineer will be working on our Authentication Machine Learning team. In this role you will use state-of-the-art machine learning and computer vision techniques to assist our authentication process. Authentication is core to our business and as our Sr. ML Engineer you will have the opportunity to help The RealReal’s brand reputation by augmenting human intelligence to keep fake items off our website. This position will interact closely with Product, Engineering, and Business stakeholders to implement the Authentication Machine Learning team’s algorithms.

*** This position is open to being remote anywhere in the U.S. ***

What You Get To Do Every Day

  • Design and test machine learning models to create highly accurate systems used in operations for our company
  • Write production quality code in Python
  • Take ownership of the full end-to-end ML lifecycle of the AI product, ensuring that they meet the needs of the business
  • Collaborate with senior management, product management, and other engineers in the development of product
  • Mentor team members to build the company’s overall expertise in machine learning
  • Work to make The RealReal an innovator and AI leader in the eCommerce and sustainable luxury retail space by bringing your passion and new ideas to work every day

What You Bring To The Role

  • Quantitative degree (Statistics, Engineering, etc.)
  • 2-4+ years experience in a similar role as a Machine Learning Engineer, Software Engineer with Computer Vision experience, etc.
  • 2-4+ years experience in building and evaluating machine learning & deep learning models
  • 2-4+ years experience putting machine learning models into production (GCP, AWS)
  • Fluency in Python
  • Strong knowledge in statistics and mathematics
  • Ability to think creatively and implement solutions from scratch (i.e. implement latest research in production)
  • Want to learn more about our team at The RealReal? Check out our Technology & Product Blog!

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The RealReal is the world’s largest online marketplace for authenticated, resale luxury goods, with more than 20 million members. With a rigorous authentication process overseen by experts, The RealReal provides a safe and reliable platform for consumers to buy and sell their luxury items. We have hundreds of in-house gemologists, horologists and brand authenticators who inspect thousands of items each day. As a sustainable company, we give new life to pieces by thousands of brands across numerous categories—including women's and men's fashion, fine jewelry and watches, art and home—in support of the circular economy. We make selling effortless with free virtual appointments, in-home pickup, drop-off and direct shipping. We do all of the work for consignors, including authenticating, using AI and machine learning to determine optimal pricing, photographing and listing their items, as well as handling shipping and customer service. At our 13 retail locations, including our eight shoppable stores, customers can sell, meet with our experts and receive free valuations.

The RealReal is committed to providing an equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or expression, or Veteran status. We will consider qualified applicants for a position regardless of arrest or conviction records.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.