Machine Learning Engineer


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Checkr’s mission is to build a fairer future by improving the understanding of the past. Since graduating Y-Combinator in 2014, Checkr’s product has shifted the on-demand economy and has landed on Forbes' 'Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2016' List. As a company that provides modern and compliant background checks for global enterprises and startups, Checkr knows first hand how difficult it may be for individuals with prior criminal history to find employment and we want to help provide second chances for the formerly convicted. A career with Checkr provides the opportunity to make an impact on the professional lives of millions of people and we encourage all qualified individuals to apply for our roles. The ideal candidate must love distributed systems and comfortable building a strong data foundation for the Engineering team.

What a typical week may look like at Checkr

  • Improve our identity matching algorithm
  • Classifying charges to deliver more compliant background check reports
  • Build automated decision-making tools
  • Build ML models to improve accuracy and automation of our background check system
  • Implement robust interfaces to allow integration with our platform

What we value in a Machine Learning Engineer

  • 5+ years industry experience in Data Engineering or Data Science teams
  • Experience building production-ready NLP systems
  • Experience with Distributed systems
  • Proficiency in Ruby or Python
  • BSc, MSc or PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related technical field


  • 100% medical, dental and vision coverage
  • Unlimited PTO policy
  • Gym membership, transportation reimbursements
  • Catered lunch, dinner, and snacks

Diversity at Checkr

Checkr is committed to hiring talent from diverse groups and fostering a culture that honors gender and ethnicity in tech, non-tech, and leadership roles. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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