Principal Machine Learning Engineer

SafeGuard Cyber

SafeGuard Cyber

Software Engineering
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Posted on Monday, May 29, 2023

In 2014, our founders realized businesses and governments were leaving the traditional security perimeter to adopt transformational digital communication channels. They built SafeGuard Cyber as an intelligent system to systematically identify and take action against risks in these communication channels, at scale. We believe the security paradigm must shift to redefine these digital channels as the first line of defense. SafeGuard Cyber’s patented technology empowers organizations to detect and respond to threats and business risks more quickly and accurately, by understanding the context and intent of communications. By securing new communication channels, our customers can focus on driving growth and revenue.

Position Overview:

We are looking for an experienced Principal Machine Learning Engineer to help us research, design and develop new Machine Learning (ML) based solutions. This position will lead and mentor our ML engineering team as they research and develop new pipelines to be integrated into our platform.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the creation and configuration of Machine Learning pipelines, algorithms and services to deliver customer focused solutions
  • Oversee the integration of solutions with existing applications
  • Work with product and engineering teams to design new solutions
  • Mentor team of ML engineers
  • Work with product management team to develop roadmap of machine learning and NLP platform features
  • Review performance of production models and identify potential improvements
  • Lead ML team sprint and release planning efforts
  • Lead ML ops efforts to streamline the design, development and deployment of solutions

Required Qualifications:

  • 4+ years of relevant experience
  • Proven track record of building and shipping ML pipelines using both supervised and unsupervised learning techniques and incremental learning
  • Must have hands-on experience developing and releasing ML solutions in a production environment with real customer usage
  • Must have experience with one of the following popular open-source ML technologies: TensorFlow, Scikit-learn, Theano
  • Strong experience building NLP models
  • Must have Python programming experience
  • Must have experience using SQL, and one of more databases (Oracle, MySQL, Postgre)


  • Opportunity to grow within the company
  • Competitive salary including performance bonuses
  • Subsidized medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Company paid short-term and long-term disability
  • Company paid life insurance
  • 401K
  • Stock options
  • Unlimited PTO
  • $125 wellness stipend

SafeGuard Cyber, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We adhere to a strict policy of making employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, veteran's status or disability. We assure you that your opportunity for employment with SafeGuard Cyber, Inc. depends solely on your qualifications.