Machine Learning Engineer / MLOps (m/f/d) 80-100%

To strengthen our Research & Development team, we are looking for an experienced Machine Learning Engineer / MLOps (m/f/d) 80-100% to help design and deliver our machine learning models. As a Machine Learning Engineer you are responsible for the deployment and automation of mathematical models on a large scale. Join our fast-paced team driving in an international environment. The position is a permanent role based in our city-centre office in Basel, Switzerland.


As Machine Learning Engineer, you will:

  • Collaborate closely with other data scientists, data engineers and software engineers to develop end-to-end machine learning solutions
  • Ensure the automation of code delivery, release cycle configuration and CI/ CD
  • Design, build and document extendable REST APIs using Python Flask/ FastAPI
  • Specify data science best practices to other engineers and embed expert knowledge into the platform
  • Write automated unit, integration and functional tests for the features


  • Master in computer science, statistics or science
  • 2+ years professional experience in building and optimizing big data pipelines, architectures and data sets using Airflow or similar
  • Real-world experience in applying MLOps and operating ML models in production
  • Good programming skills in Python and SQL (other programming languages are a plus, e.g. R)
  • Use MLOps tools to validate, deploy and monitor models using MLflow, Metaflow or similar
  • Theoretical and technical knowledge of machine learning and deep learning models
  • Basic understanding hyper-parameters and their optimization techniques
  • Capability in defining cross-validation methods and ability to define evaluation criteria to judge the model in an asset
  • Experience in the application and implementation of NLP and graph ML is beneficial

If you are interested in this position, we look forward to receiving your complete application. Please submit your cover letter and CV. 

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Diversity & Inclusion

MDPI provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, gender identification, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law in every location in which we have offices. Thank you for your interest in applying to MDPI. We value diversity and encourage the very best candidates to apply.