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Major League Soccer

Major League Soccer

Machine Learning Engineer


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Posting Date

Aug 31, 2023

Role description


At Major League Soccer we provide the best digital fan experience with personalized content, recommendation, and offerings through state-of-the-art technology. This position will contribute to this mission by leveraging state of the art A.I.

In this role you will be responsible for building scalable core machine learning solutions that will feed our recommendations and fan 360 and marketing stack, such as identity resolution.


Design and develop state of the art machine learning models in areas of personalization, recommendation and identity resolution.
Implement MLOps best practices and model performance evaluation and feedback.
Work with data engineering and platform team to create production grade pipelines for ML training and inference.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field required.
2+ years related experience with track record of shipping machine learning solutions in production environments.
Solid CS fundamentals as well as statistical methods such as hypothesis testing.
Hands on experience with deep learning machine learning frameworks such as TensorFlow and/or PyTorch.
Experience with computer vision or NLP is a plus.
Hands-on experience building and delivering machine learning solutions in cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure or GCP.
Working experience of distributed processing systems including Apache Spark.
Additional responsibilities as assigned


High-level of commitment to a quality work product and organizational ethics, integrity and compliance
Ability to work effectively in a fast paced, team environment
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing
Demonstrated decision making and problem-solving skills
High attention to detail with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
Ability to both work independently and collaborate with cross-functional teams to complete projects.
Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Ability to travel and to work non-traditional hours, including evenings, weekends, and holidays

Total Rewards
Starting Base Salary: $80,000 – $120,000. MLS/SUM base salaries are contingent upon several factors including individual qualifications, market financials, and operational business needs.

We are committed to providing a Total Rewards package that attracts, supports, engages, and retains talent through the following:

Benefits – comprehensive and competitive medical, dental, and vision benefits, as well as a suite of programs to promote well-being including a $500 Wellness Reimbursement. A generous PTO offering, and hybrid Office/Remote Work Schedule are also offered to promote Work-Life balance.
Career Professional Development – on the job training, feedback, and on-going educational opportunities to continue your personal and professional development.
Employee Engagement – office perks, discounts and employee events that go “beyond the traditional paycheck” to make you feel a part of our team and inspire you to elevate the Game!

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are committed to providing equal opportunity and reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities. MLS/SUM complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act and all other applicable federal, state, and local laws regarding disability discrimination and accommodation.

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