How many times have you taken yet another online course on machine learning or read yet another paper on a new emerging topic, to be up-to-date in this crazy fast-paced AI/ML world — only to keep feeling like an ML engineer impostor? These three personal tips can help you overcome the classic (and common) impostor syndrome behind every emerging ML engineer who wants to be better at what you do.
When I first applied to Toptal, I wanted to become both a freelancer and a “real ML engineer” at the same time.
Before that, I worked as a Machine Learning engineer at Nordeus, a top mobile gaming company famous for having Mourinho’s face on its flagship game: TopEleven. My Machine Learning adventure at Nordeus consisted of designing and implementing an intelligent system to help the customer support team resolve player issues faster. The essence of it was to build a text classifier from a ton of historical player tickets and agent resolutions.