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Software Engineer, Machine Learning

Req id:  4241

San Diego, CA, US




Together Carbonite and Webroot form the SMB and Consumer Division of OpenText. The mission of our joint offering is to make cyber resilience simple, reliable and accessible in the connected world. We foster a thriving, dynamic environment rich with inventive minds and entrepreneurial spirit and our employees are empowered and encouraged to build their careers at OpenText.



Software Engineer, Machine Learning


Location:  San Diego, CA


Webroot is seeking a software engineer to join their Machine Learning team.  The ideal candidate has excellent knowledge in quantitative analysis and or distributed system software development and design, DevOps principles and has strong programming skills in Python. In addition, knowledge of Data Science as well as Machine Learning is highly desirable.



  • Maintain Webroot’s Machine Learning systems:
    • Data collection as well as data storage
    • Develop CI/CD workflows
    • Automate deployments
    • Supervise training of Machine Learning Models
    • Maintaining and assuring quality of published Models
  • Research and develop new ML algorithms to improve cyber security:
    • Review Academic literature for emerging ML developments (e.g. new Network architectures) and their relevance to cyber security.
    • Develop prototypes to show value of new algorithms.
    • If applicable, implement derived application.
    • If applicable, publish/patent derived application.



  • BS in Computer Science or advanced science/math degree involving quantitative/statistical analysis
  • 3+ years professional experience



  • Machine learning experience
  • Data science experience
  • Experience with and deep understanding of non-functional requirements (e.g. testability, scalability, maintainability, etc.)
  • Strong background in distributed software development and software design
  • Experience in designing and developing services, frameworks and APIs
  • Experience with Git
  • Experience with DevOps systems and processes
  • Proficient in relational database development (MySQL, Oracle …)
  • Experience in big data frameworks and tools (Spark, Hadoop, NoSQL …)
  • Experience with AWS
  • Strong knowledge and experience in Linux and Windows
  • Strong experience in Python and one of the following languages: C#, C++, Java


Principals only - no third parties. 



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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