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Senior Machine Learning Scientist - Coalition

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Job Title
Senior Machine Learning Scientist
Job Location
Any location, Canada
Job Description

About us

Coalition is the world's first Active Insurance provider designed to help prevent digital risk before it strikes. Founded in 2017, Coalition combines broad insurance coverage with a digital risk assessment and continuous security monitoring to help organizations protect themselves in today’s hyper-connected world.

Opportunities to make an impact with bold thinking are real - and happening daily.

About the role

Coalition is looking for a talented and passionate Machine Learning Scientist to join our dynamic AI team. In this role, you will be integral in creating innovative machine learning models and refining existing ones to drive the future of our AI initiatives. You will be working closely with a team of ML scientists and engineers to design and implement cutting-edge solutions that address our unique business challenges.

You'll have the opportunity to work on complex problems in a highly innovative environment, collaborate with cross-functional teams and contribute to the design, development, and deployment of machine learning algorithms. Your work will directly impact the growth and vision of Coalition, as you help us transform raw data into unique ML applications, pushing the boundaries of AI technology.


  • Drive and execute machine learning projects/products end-to-end: from ideation, analysis, prototyping, development, metrics, and monitoring.
  • Design and implement ML pipelines for data preprocessing, feature engineering, model training, hyperparameter tuning, and model evaluation, enabling rapid experimentation and iteration.
  • Survey and incorporate recent advances in AI/ML research into our set of core capabilities to drive the future of decisioning at Coalition
  • Thoughtfully communicate your work and experience in applied machine learning through internal collaborations and mentorship opportunities.
  • Contribute and grow the culture of data excellence on our team by bringing mature empathy, best practices, and processes to our organization.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Ph.D. or MS degree in a quantitative or computational field 
  • 5+ years of full-time work experience leading work to develop and deploy machine learning- and data-based solutions in production.
  • Practical and extensive experience in supervised and unsupervised machine learning methods
  • Expertise in statistical analysis methods, most notably regression analysis, statistical inference, and forecasting
  • Proficiency in SQL and programming in Python
  • Comfortable and effective in ambiguous problem spaces; ability to own and drive projects with minimal oversight and process 
  • Exceptional written and oral communication with technical and non-technical audiences

Bonus Points

  • Excellent knowledge of the theory and practice of generative AI, Large Language Models and RLHF
  • Experience with ML frameworks such as: PyTorch, Tensorflow, Keras, etc
  • Extensive knowledge of MLOps best practices
  • Experience with AWS Sagemaker
  • Experience in Insurance or Fintech though not required for this role

Why Coalition? 

We’re a remote-first, mission-driven team committed to building a more inclusive culture with people of all different backgrounds. We trust our team members to take responsibility, share ownership, and put in the work to help us in our pursuit to solve digital risk.

Coalition’s exceptional growth stems from its ability to address real-world problems for organizations of all sizes and remain true to our founding values of character, humility, responsibility, purpose, authenticity, and inclusion. We are proud to have been named among Inc.’s Best Workplaces in 2021 and  2023 and one of Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies in 2022.

We’re always looking for collaborative, inquisitive individuals to join #OurCoalition.

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Coalition is committed to protecting your privacy. We want you to understand what personal information we collect and how we use it. We also want you to understand your options regarding our collection, use, and disclosure of such information and your ability to access and correct such information. As the leading provider of active insurance, Coalition is required to adhere to certain local regulations, including U.S. federal and state laws that protect your information and our use and disclosure of it.

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Anti-Discrimination Notice

Coalition is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal opportunity to all individuals seeking employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, medical condition, genetic information, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law. We also prohibit harassment or discrimination of applicants based on the above-protected categories. This policy covers all aspects of employment, including but not limited to, recruitment, selection, training, promotion, transfer, compensation, demotion, and termination of employment.


Coalition complies with US federal and state disability laws. Our policy is to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, including applicants and employees unless the accommodation imposes an undue hardship. Contact us by emailing if you require reasonable accommodation to complete this application, interview, pre-employment testing, or participating in the employee selection process.

We consider qualified applicants, regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.

To all recruitment agencies: Coalition does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Do not forward resumes to our email alias, employees, or other physical or virtual organization locations. Coalition is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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Coalition Headquarters Location

New York, NY

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Coalition Company Size

Between 10 - 50 employees

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