Machine Learning Engineer

We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity that is cognitive computing. The convergence of data and technology is transforming industries, society and the workplace. CognitiveScale is looking for talent to drive market success by building cognitive business solutions.

Our team integrates ML and NLP expertise with enterprise software to deliver innovative ML/AI solutions. This position is specifically for candidates with ML and data mining expertise who can engage with customers and potential customers and help translate their business problems into a set of data science/ NLP procedures, estimate what data, skills and effort levels would be required for such engagements, and then develop a solution in conjunction with our in-house Data Scientist experts and software engineers using appropriate algorithms and tools.  

Job Responsibilities

  • Analyze complex data from various sources to build next-generation ML systems
  • Work closely with clients in integrating and deploying solutions
  • Estimate the effort involved and skills needed from a machine learning perspective for a specific customer engagement
  • Maintain high standard of quality and adhere to best coding practices.
  • Coordinate and work collaboratively with remote teams to ensure smooth delivery
  • Be responsible for measuring and optimizing the quality of your algorithms

Job Specifications (some items below are “nice to have” rather than must-have.)

  • Experience with Data Science-centered Projects
  • Candidates must have customer facing experience or aspirations
  • Hands on experience with programming languages such as Python(preferred)/R/C++/Java 
  • Experience in the financial industry in a quantitative capacity is a strong plus
  • Degree in Computer Science/Engineering/Physics/Mathematics, related quantitative field is a plus
  • Hands on experience with Spark a strong plus
  • Experience with open-source ML/math toolkits such as scikit-learn, PyTorch, Tensorflow, is a plus
  • Experience with knowledge graphs, optimization, decision theory or signal processing is a plus
  • Ability to travel

Soft Skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication; position will involve some engagement with customers as well as internal algorithmic sciences team
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills
  • High-energy, detail-oriented, and proactive with the ability to function under pressure in an independent environment
  • Strong ability to collaborate with a global development team
  • Experience working with international customers
  • Strong understanding of business processes or ability to quickly learn

CognitiveScale is an Equal Opportunity Employer. CognitiveScale does not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of age, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, veteran status, or disability.

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