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Innovation
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Ohio Farmers Insurance Co
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20000091 Requisition #
New Venture  
 
The Opportunity: 
We’re building an impactful product for the restaurant industry and are looking to add an experienced Data Engineer to help us grow and maintain our infrastructure. We’ve pulled together some of the best developers, designers, product managers, and data scientists to get to where we are today, but we have so much more that we’d like to accomplish. This is an opportunity to get in early on a product that will have a massive impact on our restaurant customers. 
 
Up to 65% of a restaurant's costs are allocated to labor and food, and optimizing these costs is a top priority for managers, owners and c-suites. In partnership with best in class restaurants, and leveraging advanced machine learning models, we have developed a solution by rooting our innovation efforts in our purpose – to help our customers mitigate risk and uncertainty. The product is up and running in multiple pilot locations, enabling continued iteration of the key features and refinement of the predictive model.  
 
Day to Day:
  • Work with product lead and data science team to understand machine learning needs 
  • Work with lead developer to understand architecture 
  • Work with sales engineers to create, maintain, and update prospect data-validation tool 
  • Own ML pipeline from data ingest, through ML inference, to delivery of results 
  • Manage ML pipeline to target performance and availability specifications 
  • Maintain data science infrastructure (test, staging, and production) 
  • Acquire and prepare new raw data for experiments 
  • Work with data science team to perform experiments, validate results, and deploy updated models 
  • Ensure production models are continuously validated 
 
Qualifications:
  • Ability to manage cloud-based architectures at scale 
  • Working knowledge of Python and Javascript 
  • Experience optimizing for data reliability, efficiency, quality, performance, and availability 
  • Ability to perform analysis on large data sets 
  • B2B machine learning model creation, testing, implementation, tuning 
  • Understanding of data preparation for predictive and prescriptive modeling 
  • Experience with time-series ML modeling 
  • Previous experience building ML Ops architecture and tooling 
  • Experience with process automation 
  • Ability to deliver updates to a non-technical audience 
 
Preferred Experience:
  • CNVRG.io experience 
  • AWS services such as Redshift, RDS Postgres, EC2 
  • ETL data pipeline architectures and tools (such as Stitch and dbt) 
  • Working knowledge of applied Machine Learning concepts (regression v. classification v. time series etc., feature engineering, training v. inference)  
  • Ability to extract features and analyze their impact on predictive capabilities 
 

The Company
Big challenges. Passionate people. Smart solutions. This is what you’ll find at 1848 Ventures. We help business owners manage uncertainty and discover opportunity in risk. We’re not aiming for incremental improvement; we’re breaking new ground. And when we see opportunity for innovation, we have the freedom, resources, and culture to make it happen. 
 
We’re champions of business owners everywhere. After all, it’s this startup ethos and entrepreneurial spirit that 1848 Ventures – and our parent company, Westfield – was founded on. Westfield, a leading provider of commercial insurance, established 1848V in 2018 to expand beyond conventional insurance services and address the broader risks small business owners face every day. We meet our customers where they are, partnering together to deliver digital solutions that improve their bottom line. 
 
At 1848 Ventures, we focus on building careers – not just jobs. Based in Northeast Ohio near Cleveland, our team members grow their creative and commercial skill sets, applying their talents to a wide range of portfolio concepts. And who we are drives what we do – our values empower a thriving culture that allows for true innovation, learning, and growth. 
 
We know that in order to succeed, we need the right people to make it happen. We start by building a team with a diverse set of voices, backgrounds, and experiences. We’re looking for the innovators. The pioneers. The change agents. The people who aren’t afraid to ask, “What if…?” and try it anyway. This is the place for self-starters, go-getters, and anyone who wants to see a good idea become a great reality. 
 
Learn more about what a career at 1848 Ventures has to offer you. 
 
 
We are an equal opportunity employer/minority/female/disability/protected veteran.
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