Research Scientist

Company Description

AOL is a media technology company with a mission to simplify the internet for consumers and creators by unleashing the world's best builders of culture and code. As the 4th largest online property in the U.S., with more than 200 million monthly consumers of its premium brands, AOL is at the center of disruption of how content is being produced, distributed, consumed and monetized by connecting publishers with advertisers on its global, programmatic content and advertising platforms. AOL's opportunity lies in shaping the future of the digitally connected world for decades to come.

Job Description

The global enterprise AOL/Verizon, is hiring a researcher for the Machine learning & Deep learning team in video Research Group. We work on both fundamental research questions and applications of this research across AOL product portfolio. This provides the unique opportunity to both advance the science and touch hundreds of millions of monthly users. We go beyond the boundaries of our AOL group to work with colleagues in universities around the world to address global grand challenge problems. We hire people who are driven to rapidly innovate in areas such as Natural Language Processing, Speech Recognition, Information Retrieval, Machine and Deep Learning, Data Mining, Machine Perception, Optimization, Recommendation, Multimodality etc.


Ph.d in a Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or equivalent

Demonstrated research abilities and problem analysis/solving skills - must

Deep Learning – Advantage!

Programming skills that allow you to be self sufficient in handling data and prototyping: prototyping: SQL, a scripting language such as Python, R or Matlab

Excellent communication skills and ability to describe complex technical concepts in clear language

The ability and desire to be constantly learning, both new technologies and new algorithmic approaches

Additional Information

EEO/AA Women, Minorities, Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities Employer:  AOL offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including 401(k) match and performance bonus. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, and will not be discriminated against based on, race, gender, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability or other protected category.

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