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Machine Learning Infrastructure Engineer - REMOTE

Job ID
Primary Location
Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Additional Location(s)
Atlanta, Georgia; Charlotte, North Carolina; Grapevine, Texas; Lisle, Illinois; Kansas City, Missouri; Chicago, Illinois; Austin, Texas; Richmond, Virginia
Job TypeFull time

In support of our shift to a cloud-first and data-forward strategy, we are seeking a Machine Learning Infrastructure Engineer to help build and deliver a market leading, enterprise-class data and Machine Learning ecosystem. As a Machine Learning Infrastructure Engineer, you will partner closely with our Data Engineers and Data Science teams, and work collaboratively with Infrastructure to select, build, and configure the right technologies and platforms to enable accelerated development and delivery of machine learning models and data pipelines. Major areas of focus will be observability, performance, reliability, security, continuity, and resiliency. The Machine Learning Infrastructure Engineering team takes an Infrastructure-as-Code approach to building in the cloud and strives for automation wherever/whenever possible. The Machine Learning Infrastructure Engineer will be crucial in accelerating speed to market and innovation, but also in ensuring that we are adhering to security and compliance principles, are cost-effective, and are building rock-solid, highly available systems. 

C.H. Robinson recognizes the importance of workplace flexibility. We are committed to providing a remote-friendly work environment, both now and in the future. Our global technology teams will continue to have the flexibility that enables you to work where you are most effective, whether that be remote or in the office.


  • Establish scalable and efficient platforms to enable R&D, data exploration, experimentation, and model training
  • Partner with Data Engineers, Data Science, and DevOps teams on MLOps flows to promote models and data pipelines through environments and to production
  • Oversee and ensure production readiness of new technologies/systems
  • Provision and scale new infrastructure and platforms to support our data science and machine learning initiatives
  • Respond to operational issues, and engage additional teams as necessary
  • Participate in cross-training, architectural design, capacity planning, and recommendations for future state
  • Partner with community on best-practices, patterns, and practices for leveraging different technologies, and ensure adoption within teams
  • Assist with engineering efforts to reduce occurrence of failures, and ensure coping strategies are in place for failures
  • Identify monitoring/alerting/observability needs, and influence team culture to bring this rigor into the daily development cycle
  • Partner with Data Science and Infrastructure teams on evaluation and feasibility assessment of new systems and technologies

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of IT experience with steadily increasing responsibilities
  • 2+ years of Enterprise experience with cloud development, and/or maintaining, supporting, and deploying to cloud environments
  • Experience with the Microsoft Azure ecosystem
  • Proficiency with containerization, and container orchestration – preferably Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with machine learning concepts and tools (ex. Tensorflow, PyTorch)
  • Proficiency with CI/CD concepts and tools
  • Experience with Terraform or similar Infrastructure as Code tooling
  • Proficiency using metrics to measure and monitor application and infrastructure performance, and experience using APM/monitoring tools (ex. AppDynamics, Splunk, Prometheus, etc.)
  • Strong Linux operating systems skills
  • Experience with data management/movement and data platforms (ex. Apache Airflow, Kafka)
  • Familiarity with Python
  • Familiar with basic security principles (certificates, identity management, authorization, etc.)
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience and a high school diploma/GED

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work to improve processes
  • Strong communication skills
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Strong customer-service orientation

Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

C.H. Robinson is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We believe in equality for all and celebrate the diversity of our employees, customers and communities. We believe this increases creativity and innovation, drives business growth and enables engaged and thriving teams.  We’re committed to providing an inclusive environment, free from harassment and discrimination, where all employees feel welcomed, valued and respected.

Affirmative Action Employer/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran 


Your Health, Wealth and Self

Your total wellbeing is the foundation of our business, and our benefits support your financial, family and personal goals. We provide the top-tier benefits that matter to you most, including:

  • Two medical plans (including a High Deductible Health Plan)

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Enhanced Fertility benefits

  • Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Health Savings Account (including employer contribution)

  • Dental and Vision

  • Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance

  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability

  • Paid and floating holidays

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • Paid parental leave

  • Paid time off to volunteer in your community

  • Charitable Giving Match Program

  • 401(k) with 6% company matching

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Plus a broad range of career development, networking, and team-building opportunities

Dig in to our full list of benefits on OUR CULTUREpage.

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?

Standing out among the world’s largest logistics platforms, C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. For 100+ years, our global suite of services has innovated trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With 19 million shipments annually for 105,000 customers, our people and technology literally move the world.

As a FORTUNE 200 company, FORTUNE has also named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2022. Headquartered in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, we are proud to be recognized as one of LinkedIn’s Top Companies in Minneapolis-St. Paul 2021. And we’re not stopping there… Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world.

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