Software Engineer (AI/ML) – Logistics Optimization Algorithms

Location: Denver, CO – Relocation Offered. Remote work is not possible for this role.

About ShaleApps

As an engineer at ShaleApps, you will have a sense of ambition and passion to change the world using AI, Data Modeling, and Deep Learning. You will get to work directly with our data science driven CEO, and a very strong team of engineers in defining the frontier of logistics optimization.

What kind of person thrives at ShaleApps?

We encourage you to apply only if you resonate with the mission and values we articulate here. People who thrive at ShaleApps often say this is the hardest they have ever worked and that they achieved levels of personal and professional growth here they didn’t previously imagine possible.

We have multiple openings available. Here are some examples of projects we currently need help with:

  • Determine novel mechanisms by which to optimize payload delivery

  • Build and iterate on models to predict the demand for commodities at nodes in a logistics network

  • Build and iterate on models to predict the availability of supply of transporters, drivers, and commodities

  • Build and iterate on models to model road congestion, traffic, and wait times based on historical data and future demand predictions

  • Develop models for analysing satellite and drone photography to forecast demand for commodities

Here are some qualifications we look for:

  • 3+ years experience developing machine learning models from inception to business impact. Leadership opportunities also available.

  • Experience building and using cloud solutions

  • Deep understanding of machine learning techniques such as optimization, deep learning, reinforcement learning, recurrent neural networks (RNN) and dynamic bayesian networks (DBN)

  • Great written and verbal communication skills when working with local and remote cross functional team members

  • Fluency in Go, Python, R, or other programming languages

  • Experience working with RESTful APIs

  • Experience working with discrete event simulation techniques is a plus

  • Advanced degree in a quantitative field is a plus

  • Experience productionizing machine learning models is a plus


At ShaleApps we are committed to developing our employees and providing them exciting opportunities to grow and prosper in their professional careers. We encourage you to visit our careers page to read about our DNA and culture.

We offer a competitive benefits package as well as numerous additional perks including:

  • Competitive Salary with Cash Bonus or Equity Plan

  • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

  • 401k with matching

  • Modern office space in downtown Denver with bike storage, fitness center with yoga studio, free weights, treadmills, & other equipment

  • RTD pass, Uber credit, or parking pass

  • Daily breakfast provided, in addition to fresh fruit, coffee, tea & snacks throughout the day

  • Weekly happy hour

  • Hardware of your choosing

ShaleApps is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned.