Machine Learning Software Engineer

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Location : Abu Dhabi
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The Role

The ideal candidate will have industry experience working on a range of classification and optimization problems, e.g. audio/video fingerprinting, video classification, text/sentiment classification, or collaborative filtering/recommendation. The position will involve taking these skills and applying them to some of the most exciting data and prediction problems that exist on the web.


  • Develop highly scalable classifiers and tools leveraging machine learning, data regression, and rules based models.
  • Suggest, collect and synthesize requirements and create effective feature roadmap.
  • Apply expert software development skills to a wide range of ML-related coding projects.
  • Adapt standard machine learning methods to best exploit modern parallel environments (e.g. distributed clusters, multicore SMP, and GPU).

Candidate Requirements

  • MS degree in Computer Science or related quantitative field with 5 years of relevant experience or Ph.D degree in Computer Science or related quantitative field.
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: machine learning, recommendation systems, pattern recognition, large-scale data mining or artificial intelligence.
  • Experience with deep learning - convolution neural networks, recurrent and recursive nets a big plus.
  • Proven ability to translate insights into business recommendations.
  • Experience with Hadoop/Hbase/Pig or Mapreduce/Sawzall/Bigtable.
  • Expert knowledge developing and debugging in C/C++ and Java.
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Python, PHP, and shell scripts.
  • Experience with filesystems, server architectures, and distributed systems a plus.
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