VP Machine Learning Engineer

Job title

VP Machine Learning Engineer


Oslo / Remote

Application deadline

July 31, 2022

As soon as possible

Do you want your job to have huge sustainability effects and create a better world? Do you want to develop disruptive technology to improve a massive industry?

Join us in making the meat value chain greener than ever!

Völur is an Oslo-based startup on a mission to increase utilization of the valuable meat and poultry industry. AI and digital transformation are the key to avoid waste at all stages of the value chain, and Völur works closely with stakeholders to influence and implement new tools, strategies and a mindset more relevant for today's possibilities. By the end of the day, it's all about reducing the environmental impact and making our playground a better place to be. You can't beat that mission.

Völur AS – Home of your next big opportunity!

Völur is on a mission to create a more sustainable and optimized meat industry by combining data and AI to ensure optimal use of every animal. Our SaaS platform is ground-breaking for the industry, and we have already established ourselves with some of the largest meat producers in Europe and the US. To continue this development, we need you to be part of taking the technology to the next level!


If you share our passion for technology and sustainability, the opportunity as our ML Engineer could be a perfect match in our AI start-up. With us, you will create disruptive technology with the use of AI in the meat industry, and be part of building a company and potentially a better world.


After a strong growth period, the company is raising additional capital to scale intoi nternational markets. We are achieving this growth through optimizing the supply chain in the meat industry, while also making it more sustainable by increasing the utilization of animals. As a ML Engineer, you will be modelling optimization solutions with the use of AI, and we are looking forward to learning from you and your insights. Our team is creative, caring, and all about creating value while enjoying the journey, and hopefully so are you!


The position as a Machine Learning Engineer:

As a Senior ML Engineer in Völur, you will be modeling optimization solutions with the use of AI. You will be part of the data science department and work on both customer and internal projects. A key part of the role is to solve complex problems and develop new technology within the field of AI.


This role is completely fresh, meaning there will be opportunities to shape the role the way you want. There is great flexibility when it comes to areas of responsibility, but we have set out a direction with challenges we hope you are motivated to attack:

  • Participate in IT projects with external customers and internally: understand the problems and gather requirements, decide on buy-vs-build solutions, contribute to methods, and technology choices.
  • Research, develop, and implement optimization solutions with the use of AI
  • Handle time-series data and deploy business rules to create optimal decision making based on the data.
  • Collaborate closely with business users to ensure their understanding and adoption of the service.
  • Data processing and warehousing techniques.
  • Work with broad technology trends and how AI can be used as an optimization technique to solve business problems.


Main technology is:

  • Python
  • Scala
  • Reinforcement learning


Who are you?

You are curious and excited by the opportunities and possibilities that are driven by technology, and your passion for simplicity and customer orientation is strong. You share our passion for creating value and developing disruptive technology that will optimize a huge industry and create a more sustainable planet.

  • Master's or bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related technical disciplines.
  • Familiar with data science, warehousing techniques, and machine learning projects that address real-world problems.
  • Ability to track and identify new technologies to solve complex business issues.
  • Strong communication skills, enabling transparency and productivity.
  • Solid understanding of broad technology trends and how AI can be used as an optimization technique to solve business problems
  • Actively strive to learn new things and share knowledge with others.
  • Fluent in English.


What can we offer?

Besides being part of creating a better world through huge sustainability effects, you get to work where skills, knowledge sharing and learning is high on the agenda. We are an international team utilizing disruptive technology with the use of AI for a large and important industry.



  • Work with critical technology
  • Stock option program
  • Phone/wifi at home. Also an allowance for cellphones
  • Courses for professional development are an option


Other positives:

This position gives you exciting possibilities and responsibility within development. It is, and will continue to be, a great team to join where there are exciting things to expect within the frames of a good solution.


Some of the focus areas that will affect the company's future are:


Cost reduction within the industry`s logistics operations, predictability of future access to meat by tracking the individual animals and extending to other areas than meat and poultry.


The fun part of working for Völur is the challenges in a supported environment where everyone is expected to challenge each other on a professional level.



Interested in a challenging Senior ML Engineer job where you get a competitive salary, equity in the company, and make an important difference? Then please apply by sending your resumé specifying your key contributions and field of expertise. f you have been working on some exciting projects, we would love to hear about them!


Any questions? You can contact our recruitment partner, Albanit Rexhaj in AvantGarde Search, who has a detailed prospectus he will be happy to send you. Albanit can be reached at +47 41 27 71 68// albanit@avantgardesearch.no




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