Machine Learning Engineer

Schibsted, Oslo, Stockholm

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Schibsted Media combines a long and proud publishing tradition stretching back to the 19th century, with digital innovation and entrepreneurship. Schibsted Media is an independent division that comprises all of Schibsteds media businesses, including brands such as VG, Aftonbladet, Aftenposten, Svenska Dagbladet, Bergens Tidende, Stavanger Aftenblad, Fædrelandsvennen, and seven local newspapers. The division also includes Schibsted Growth, which is home to start-ups and growing businesses such as Lendo, Prisjakt, Let’s Deal, Bynk, Fronteer Solutions, and Kickback. Growth is always searching for smart founders with ambitious ideas, scalable business models – and a mission to empower people in their daily lives. Schibsted Media was established in the autumn of 2017, and the division contains 4000 employees who are based across Norway, Sweden, and Poland.

The mission of the Machine Learning team is to empower Schibsted Media to leverage AI and Machine Learning for creating smart and data-driven products and services. We collaborate closely with product and engineering teams to build models and services that add value in terms of, e.g., increased relevance, automation and personalisation. We are now looking for a passionate and exceptional machine learning engineer with experience of building machine learning systems that bring real value.


  • Join a team of talented and motivated data scientists and engineers based in Oslo and Stockholm
  • Develop impactful machine learning based services and products within the areas of personalisation and recommendation, predictive modeling, and automation, in close collaboration with product and engineering teams primarily within Schibsted Media
  • Initiate and lead projects from idea to completion. Talk to product managers, business people and your peers to get an understanding of the project requirements. Take part in ideation, prototyping, and then write production code to train and serve machine learning models using latest tools and frameworks within ML and AI.
  • Engineer and implement scalable systems and services around the models, using best development practices and state-of-art patterns and tools. Continuously monitor the quality of the systems, design measurements to monitor their health (both the engineering systems and data quality)
  • Help defining and continuously improve our development environment, and communicate the best development practices within the organization (i.e., code reviews, testing, etc)
  • Learn a lot and share your own knowledge. Travel occasionally, either to meet colleagues and work together, or to attend conferences

Relevant Skills and Experience

  • Masters Degree in Computer Science (or similar)
  • Fluent in multiple development languages (static and dynamic) as well as both functional and imperative programming, and interested in learning more. We currently use mostly Python and Scala
  • Deep understanding of systems design, algorithms, and data structures
  • Understanding and genuine interest of AI and machine learning methods and algorithms, e.g., classification, regression, gradient based optimisation and neural networks. Experience of building systems for model training and serving using, e.g., TensorFlow, Keras, or PyTorch
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure, e.g., AWS or Google Cloud, and being familiar with container based architectures and microservices
  • Experience with distributed computing technologies and “big data” technologies like MapReduce, Spark, Hadoop, Kafka, Storm, Cassandra, large scale storage systems

About Schibsted

About us SHAPING THE MEDIA OF TOMORROW. TODAY. Schibsted is an international media group with 7,300 employees in 22 countries.Our strategy to become a global leader within our fields is bold. It consists of three elements that work seamlessly together: Classifieds, Growth and Media Houses. We aim to be a global leader in online classified marketplaces and offer the best solutions and services for our users. We invest in great entrepreneurs and help scale their businesses locally and internationally by leveraging the Schibsted ecosystem. We are building world class digital media houses that will shape the media landscape for years to come. Schibsted Media Group has a global reach with both global challenges and global opportunities. We are constantly looking for great talents to help us challenge the present: Developers in Paris, UX-designers in Stockholm, sales people in Sao Paulo and key account managers in Madrid. Why don't you check out the opportunities we are currently offering? We want to hear from you!

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