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Machine Learning Data Engineer

United States

About Wurl, LLC.

At Wurl, our mission is to create innovative technologies and services that help accelerate the shift to streaming. Our market-leading technologies for monetization, advertising, and distribution help publishers, streamers, and advertisers maximize revenue, grow Connected TV viewership, and strengthen brand value. At our core, we are innovators focused on driving the streaming industry forward by connecting the right viewers to the right content.

In 2022, Wurl was acquired by AppLovin (Nasdaq: APP), the leading marketing platform, giving our employees the best of both worlds: the dynamic environment of a 150+ person startup as well as the stability of a high-growth public tech company. We invest in providing a culture that fosters passion, drives excellence, and encourages collaboration to drive innovation. Wurl is  a fully-remote company that has been globally recognized for our people and technology, having been named a Great Place to Work by Fortune in 2021 and 2022; an Ad Tech Company of the Year finalist by the UK Business Tech Awards in 2023; Best Publisher Platform by the Digiday Media Awards in 2023; and FAST Innovation of the Year by The VideoTech Innovation Awards in 2022.

Machine Learning Data Engineer (Remote - US)

Wurl is seeking an ML Data Engineer who will define the technical vision and solutions from the ground up for our ML platform. Wurl collects data from a range of OTT video streaming ecosystem components. We digest it, analyze it, and build a wide range of ML pipelines to support our products. The ML Data Engineer reports to the Director of ML engineering and interacts with Product, Solution Architects, and various other functions across the organization.

What You'll Do

  • Own and drive highly impactful data services and product initiatives which leverage the rich data that Wurl collects and processes
  • Architect, implement and deliver innovative features that scale with Wurl’s media network and beyond
  • Work alongside machine learning engineers for building duplicatable and high scale ML data pipelines
  • Design metadata driven database management solutions running in parallel
  • Build highly secured, scalable and reliable ETLs that runs 24x7 that is cloud native
  • Continuously work alongside machine learning engineers to gather requirements, propose solutions, and implement observable, repeatable, and scalable ML data pipelines
  • Champion innovation, take ownership and lead cross functional collaboration as projects demand


  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science or Data Science
  • 3+ years of complete software lifecycle experience
  • Demonstrable fluency with SQL & Python, and JavaScript
  • Experience designing and securing all components of the ETL
  • Comfortable working in agile environments
  • Able to adapt quickly to frequent changes
  • Evangelizing good software development practices and leading from the front
  • Master of database design principles
  • Strong communicator and a leader. Team player, product owner and committed to the results. 

A Plus if You Have

  • Streaming video delivery experience
  • Advertising infrastructure experience
  • Knowledge of streaming video formats
  • Understanding of ETL processes
  • BI toolset experience highly desired
  • Experience with Spark/PySpark
  • Deep knowledge of AWS cloud services
  • Understand machine learning functionality

What We Offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Strong Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits, 90% paid by Wurl 
  • Remote First Policy 
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan through AppLovin
  • Discretionary Time Off, with minimum at 4 weeks of time off
  • 13 US Holidays 
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Pre-Tax Savings Plans, HSA & FSA
  • Carrot and Headspace Subscriptions for Family Planning & Mental Wellness
  • OneMedical Subscription for 24/7 Convenient Medical Care
  • Paid Maternity and Parental Leave for All Family Additions
  • Discounted PetPlan
  • $1,000 Work From Home Stipend to Set Up Your Home Office 

Few companies allow you to thrive like you will at Wurl. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with the industry’s brightest minds and most innovative thinkers. You will enjoy ongoing mentorship, team collaboration and you will have a place to grow your career.  You will be proud to say you're a part of the company revolutionizing TV.

Wurl provides a competitive total compensation package with a pay for performance rewards approach. The expected base pay range for this [CA based or North America based] position is $121,000 - $167,000. Base compensation at Wurl is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Depending on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical and other benefits.