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Vector Institute

Research Engineer

Research – Toronto, Ontario
Department Research
Employment Type Full Time - Professional Staff
Minimum Experience Experienced

The Vector Institute is seeking a Research Engineer to join our growing team in Toronto.

POSITION OVERVIEW

As a Vector Research Engineer, you will discover, invent, and build innovative solutions alongside some of the best and brightest machine learning researchers in the world, and will contribute to research breakthroughs in machine learning and AI.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Drive collaborative research projects forward by designing and developing research software and experiment infrastructure/automatic managers;
  • Conduct performance evaluation and optimization of algorithms;
  • Provide programming support and develop a range of prototype applications and demos;
  • Architect and implement software libraries to support organization-wide research; and
  • Report and present software developments including status and results.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, electrical engineering or related discipline; MSc/MEng preferred
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in machine learning and/or statistics
  • 1-2 years’ software engineering background
  • Strong knowledge and experience of Python and C/C++
  • Strong knowledge of algorithm design
  • Experience with parameter and architecture tuning of deep learning algorithms is preferred
  • Experience in the tools used by our researchers preferred (e.g. Tensorflow, CUDA, and PyTorch)

Applications should be addressed to Kailyn Burke, Assistant Talent Specialist.  Please submit applications by Wednesday, November 14, 2018.

Please include the names and contact details for 3 references along with your application.  References will only be contacted if the applicant proceeds to the final stages of interviews and with the applicant's consent.  Please do not provide reference letters.

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  • Location
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Department
    Research
  • Employment Type
    Full Time - Professional Staff
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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