Research Scientist - Applied Machine Learning

(Redmond, WA)

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We are looking for an experienced Applied Researcher in Machine Learning and AI with strong software engineering and leadership skills. You will carry out applied research in ML/AI and design, develop and deploys state of the art ML/AI algorithms in a deeply cross-functional environment, working with human perception, haptics, audio, input, and other technology researchers.


  • Develop highly scalable algorithms based on state-of-the-art machine learning and neural network methodologies.
  • Combine broad and deep knowledge of relevant research domains with the ability to synthesize a wide range of requirements to make significant contributions to the feature roadmap for the applied machine learning platform.
  • Apply expert coding skills to platform development projects in partnership with other engineers on ranking and infrastructure teams.
  • Adapt machine learning and neural network algorithms and architectures to best exploit modern parallel environments (e.g. distributed clusters, multicore SMP, and GPU).
Minimum Qualifications
  • Ph.D degree in Computer Science or related quantitative field and 3+ years of industry experience.
  • Knowledge of machine learning and deep learning research.
  • Experience building systems based on machine learning and/or deep learning methods.
  • Knowledge developing and debugging in C/C++, Java, and/or Scala.
Preferred Qualifications
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