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Machine Learning Engineer

Machine Learning Engineer
Malvern, PA
128,000 - 200,000
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Job Description

Supports and performs the development and programming of machine learning integrated software algorithms to structure, analyze, and leverage data in a production environment.

Core Responsibilities

1. Leverages data pipeline designs and supports the development of data pipelines to support model development. Proficient with software tools that develop data pipelines in a distributed computing environment (PySpark, GlueETL).

2. Supports integration of model pipelines in a production environment. Develops understanding of SDLC for model production.

3. Reviews pipeline designs, makes data model design changes as needed. Documents and reviews design changes with data science teams.

4. Supports data discovery & automated ingestion for model development. Performs detailed analysis of raw data sources for data quality, applies business context, and model development needs.

5. Engages with internal stakeholders to understand and probe business processes in order to develop hypotheses. Brings structure to requests and translates requirements into an analytic approach. Participates in and influences ongoing business planning and departmental prioritization activities.

6. Runs model monitoring scripts, follows process for alerts to management as needed. Addresses issues found in data pipelines from model monitoring alerts.

7. Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned.


  • Undergraduate degree or equivalent combination of training and experience.

  • Minimum of five years related work experience.

About Vanguard

We are Vanguard. Together, we’re changing the way the world invests.

For us, investing doesn’t just end in value. It starts with values. Because when you invest with courage, when you invest with clarity, and when you invest with care, you can get so much more in return. We invest with purpose – and that’s how we’ve become a global market leader. Here, we grow by doing the right thing for the people we serve. And so can you.

We want to make success accessible to everyone. This is our opportunity. Let’s make it count.

Inclusion Statement

Vanguard’s continued commitment to diversity and inclusion is firmly rooted in our culture. Every decision we make to best serve our clients, crew (internally employees are referred to as crew), and communities is guided by one simple statement: “Do the right thing.”

We believe that a critical aspect of doing the right thing requires building diverse, inclusive, and highly effective teams of individuals who are as unique as the clients they serve. We empower our crew to contribute their distinct strengths to achieving Vanguard’s core purpose through our values.

When all crew members feel valued and included, our ability to collaborate and innovate is amplified, and we are united in delivering on Vanguard's core purpose.

Our core purpose: To take a stand for all investors, to treat them fairly, and to give them the best chance for investment success.

How We Work

Vanguard has implemented a hybrid working model for the majority of our crew members, designed to capture the benefits of enhanced flexibility while enabling in-person learning, collaboration, and connection. We believe our mission-driven and highly collaborative culture is a critical enabler to support long-term client outcomes and enrich the employee experience.

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