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Application - Senior Machine Learning Engineer

Skywalk is looking for a full-time Senior Machine Learning Engineer to join our crew!

Position Overview: We are seeking a talented Senior Machine Learning Engineer with a deep understanding of machine learning techniques and a passion for developing groundbreaking wearable technologies. In this role, you will lead the design, development, and deployment of machine learning algorithms that power our wearable devices, enabling low-latency and high degree-of-freedom control of digital systems. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams including hardware engineers, software engineers, data scientists, and product managers to create a seamless and intuitive user experience.


  • Lead the end-to-end development of machine learning algorithms for wearable devices, including data collection, preprocessing, model training, validation, and deployment.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to define and implement the data collection strategies required to gather relevant sensor data from wearable devices.

  • Design and optimize machine learning models for real-time inference on resource-constrained wearable hardware and in the cloud.

  • Implement robust data pipelines and processing techniques to handle noisy and diverse sensor data streams.

  • Explore and experiment with state-of-the-art machine learning techniques to enhance the capabilities of our wearable devices.

  • Drive research initiatives to identify new opportunities for leveraging machine learning to provide value to users through wearable devices.

  • Mentor and provide technical guidance to junior engineers on the team.

  • Stay current with industry trends and advancements in machine learning, wearable technology, and relevant domains to ensure our products remain innovative and competitive.


  • Master's or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or related field with a focus on machine learning or artificial intelligence.

  • Proven track record of designing, developing, and deploying machine learning models in real-world applications, preferably in the context of wearable devices, health monitoring, or related domains.

  • Have participated in state-of-the-art ML products/projects

  • Strong proficiency in programming languages such as Python and experience with machine learning libraries (PyTorch, etc.).

  • Experience with signal processing techniques and sensor data analysis, computational neuroscience background is a plus

  • Solid understanding of edge computing, optimization, and resource-efficient model deployment.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative startup environment.

  • Strong communication skills to articulate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical team members.


  • In-person strongly preferred

  • Publications or contributions to the machine learning, computational neuroscience, and/or wearables research community.

  • Experience working in startup environments or fast-paced product development settings.


$100,000 - $200,000 a year

(Compensation is an estimate and will depend on experience & role. Compensation may also include stock options and relocation bonus)

Full-time benefits include:

  • Health, dental, and vision coverage

  • Unlimited PTO

  • 401K

Join us in shaping the future of wearable technology and unlocking awesome new human abilities. If you are passionate about pushing the boundaries of machine learning in the wearable space, we encourage you to apply.

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