Senior Machine Learning Engineer

San Francisco, California, United States


Engineering at Anaplan

As engineers at Anaplan, we’re working on some of the toughest data problems faced by companies around the world every day. Our bold mission allows you to move fast, build, and iterate on products that are changing the way the world does business planning. You'll always be challenged to tackle unique problems that no one is solving yet, with endless opportunities for you to make a real and positive impact on how people work and grow their businesses.

Senior Machine Learning Engineer

San Francisco | California | United States

Originally founded in York, UK and now headquartered in San Francisco, Anaplan has offices all over the world. In fact we may be the most successful company you’ve never heard of. We are on a mission to revolutionize how companies analyze and plan their businesses. And it’s working - we are already trusted by hundreds of Fortune 2000 companies and we’ve only just begun.


The Team

We are looking for Machine Learning Evangelists to be part of our rapidly expanding global engineering effort.


The Role

As a Senior Machine Learning Engineer you will help disrupt the future of business planning through Machine Learning. This is a big opportunity to help shape the full pipeline by  building a scalable backend solution for automation of data processing. You will help analyze a massive amount of data from Supply Chain, Sales, Marketing, Finance, to IT & Ops to developing predictive models to help our enterprise customers make better business decisions. Unlike many startups, we have many customers and a lot of real business data to tackle real problems.


Our preferred tech stack (Skills we are looking for)

  • Python, Java, and R.
  • Hands on experience with Spark, Tensorflow, Hadoop, and Cassandra is a plus to have.
  • SQL databases
  • Kafka or similar distributed messaging services.
  • Spark or similar distributed data processing service.
  • Docker and Mesos.
  • Angular, React, Redux, Node.js or equivalent.
  • Chef, Puppet, Ansible or equivalent.



  • 7+ years of software engineering experience.
  • 5+ years Machine Learning experience.
  • 2+ years Deep Learning experience.
  • 6+ years of real-world experience with production systems.
  • 5+ years of JVM based languages including asynchronous programming.
  • Worked/developed in a Linux or Unix environment.
  • Worked in AWS (particularly EMR).
  • Mac/Linux: working knowledge, file system and simple bash scripting.
  • Hadoop: understanding/familiarity of HDFS and map reduce.
  • Spark – how to work with RDDs and Data Frames (with emphasis on data frames) to query and perform data manipulation or similar distributed data processing.
  • Has real hands-on experience developing applications or scripts for a Hadoop environment (Cloudera, Hortonworks, MapR, Apache Hadoop). By that, we mean someone who has written significant code for at least one of these Hadoop distributions.
  • Source Control Management Tool - Git
  • Stream processing technologies and concurrency frameworks.
  • Strong understanding of the nature of distributed development and its pitfalls.
  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering, Technology or related fields. Masters or Ph.d degree is a plus.



  • The opportunity to work for one of the coolest companies in global tech – our awards include Top 10 Most Innovative Enterprise Software Companies (Fast Company 2016) & a double Magic Quadrant Visionary (Gartner, 2015)
  • Highly competitive salaries - we’re very serious about attracting the very best technologists in the industry.
  • A long list of incredible benefits worthy of a leading Silicon Valley tech firm (inc. stock options, bonuses, healthcare, flexible working hours, global travel opportunities and much more.
  • A rewarding, progressive and tailored career path with a company that values diversity, innovation and invests in you.
  • Huge technical problems to solve – you will constantly be learning and pushing boundaries, working with some of the smartest people around!



Anaplan is driving a new age of connected planning. Large and fast-growing organizations use Anaplan’s cloud platform in every business function to make informed decisions and drive faster, more effective planning processes. Anaplan also provides support, training, and planning transformation advisory services.

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