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AI Engineer

AI Engineer

Position Overview

We’re looking for an AI Engineer with a strong background in natural language processing (NLP) and computational linguistics. You’ll be working directly with our CEO and select members of our engineering team to create intelligent Ad Ops systems that leverage NLP to seamlessly scale and optimize ecommerce advertising on Google Ads and Bing Ads. In this role you will also have the opportunity to deploy  AI-powered analytics with contextually-aware insights into marketing performance, trends, and customer purchase behavior. If you are passionate about augmented intelligence and are looking for a challenging role with huge upside in an early-stage startup, we would love to hear from you.

Responsibilities

  • Help design, develop, and train augmented intelligence systems for ecommerce applications
  • Leverage NLP/NLU and computational linguistics to build optimized search ads at scale
  • Iterate and optimize AI/ML solutions for increased performance and scalability
  • Enhance platform features, functions, and capabilities by defining and executing on additional use cases for machine intelligence
  • Support data engineering efforts to ensure seamless and efficient flow between our platform and connected integrations
  • Promote continuous adoption of new technologies and algorithms into our product
  • Analyze and interpret various forms of marketing analytics, digital marketing performance, and business intelligence data
  • Serve as a thought leader and evangelist for the strategic adoption of machine intelligence
  • Contribute your subject matter expertise through occasional articles and case studies

Minimum Qualifications

  • MS degree in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or related technical field
  • Experience building AI/ML systems using convolutional neural networks, knowledge induction, and natural language processing
  • Proficient with machine learning frameworks (TensorFlow, Theano, Spark)
  • Deep understanding of system design specifically for augmented intelligence and machine learning applications
  • Advanced proficiency in Python and strong working knowledge of Spark, Scala, and Hadoop
  • Experience with algorithmic optimization, data mining, and advanced statistical analysis
  • Experience analyzing and operating with large data sets from a variety of sources
  • GPU programming experience
  • Familiarity with data exchange technologies such as JSON
  • Experience designing and developing data-driven optimization models and insights engines
  • Experience designing, validating, and deploying AI/ML algorithms, libraries, and systems
  • Excellent research, documentation, and communication skills
  • Strong interest and desire to work with machine intelligence in a startup ecosystem
  • Have curiosity, imagination, and a passion for innovation

Bonus if you have

  • Ph.D. in Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, or related technical field
  • Experience contributing to relevant research communities, conferences, and/or publications
  • Experience developing web-based SaaS applications
  • Experience leading AI/ML or data science initiatives from discovery through deployment
  • Familiarity with Google Cloud Platform, AutoML, and Google APIs

Some of the benefits

  • Competitive salary plus equity stake in our company
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Pick your own tech gear and workstation
  • No-hassle paid time off policy and paid holidays
  • Free coffee, tea, kombucha, and beer
  • Occasional happy hours and company events

How To Apply

To apply for this position, email us at hiring@vulcansearch.com with a copy of your resume and cover letter.