Software Engineer, Machine Learning, USA

A permanent position with Cortical.io, a leading startup that lives and breathes Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Natural Language Processing (NLP) and which has built up an impressive client portfolio of Fortune 500 companies.

Where you’ll be working

The position entails a combination of:

  • Telecommuting (home-based/remote) work
  • Between 25% and 50% of your time working at customer sites in various parts of the US
  • An initial 2-week to 4-week period working at our headquarters, in Vienna, Austria

Your base location in the US is flexible but preferably in the Eastern Time Zone, for maximum working-day overlap with our Austria development team. Ideal would be New York, where some of our biggest customers are located.

What you’ll be working on

  • Applying state-of-the-art NLP and machine learning techniques to solving real-world use cases in large businesses
  • Working closely with our clients, including big names in the financial world, to install and customize our AI-powered technology for diverse and fascinating use cases

What you must have

  • One of the following:
    • A master’s degree in computer science, AI, machine learning, information retrieval, or NLP
    • Equivalent practical experience in one of the above fields
  • Experience with Java or any other major object-oriented programming language
  • NLP knowledge and understanding
  • A good working proficiency in written and oral English
  • Good communication skills, for interaction with technical and business people at all levels of customers’ organizations
  • Authorization to work in the US
  • Willingness to travel in the US and internationally for 25% to 50% of your time

It would be great if you also had:

  • Three or more years’ experience as software engineer or machine learning engineer
  • A PhD in NLP, information retrieval, machine learning, or AI
  • Practical experience with NLP frameworks
  • Experience in design and implementation of software libraries
  • Experience in customer-facing roles
  • Experience with linked-data technologies

What you’ll benefit from

  • A competitive salary
  • A generous benefits package, including 15 paid vacation days a year, 10 paid public holidays, up to 5 paid sick days, plus medical insurance
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • A relaxed, diverse, and friendly team
  • Chances to spend time in Austria and different parts of the US
  • The satisfaction of engineering successful machine learning solutions, where competing technologies have come up short
  • Joining an expanding startup that is already working with many big-name clients

If you think you are a good fit for the position and meet the requirements, we would love to hear from you!

To apply, please send us your resume and a cover letter to jobs@cortical.io.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your details (cover letter and CV) to jobs@cortical.io