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Research Scientist - Machine Learning


Headquarters: Hillsboro, OR
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Intel Labs is seeking a motivated researcher that is interested in where neuroscience meets machine learning and artificial intelligence to solve important real-world problems. This is a full-time position with the Brain-Inspired Computing Lab.

Researchers within the Brain-Inspired Computing Lab partner with other internal teams and researchers at universities around the world to develop neuroscientifically-inspired learning algorithms and technologies that make new computing possible. We research, experiment, and prototype implementations that have an impact on Intel’s businesses and customers across a wide range of applications.

In this position, you will be responsible for designing, implementing, and evaluating new artificial intelligence algorithms and systems inspired by cognitive and systems neuroscience. This requires a deep understanding of state-of-the-art techniques in machine learning, deep learning, or reinforcement learning, and relevant software frameworks. You will use your strong knowledge of scientific principles to suggest and research promising approaches. You will engage in team collaborations and have the ability to work in a demanding team-oriented environment to meet your goals. You are expected to maintain substantial knowledge of state-of-the-art principles and theories, contribute regularly to scientific literature, and maintain strong relationships with key university researchers. You will develop relevant software and hardware technologies with the goal of converting these into products and fueling Intel’s growth. You may also participate in the development of intellectual property.

You must possess the minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum qualifications and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Experience would be obtained through your educational level research and/or relevant job/internship experiences.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • PhD (or graduating) in artificial intelligence, computer science, electrical engineering, or a similar degree
  • 3 years of research experience in machine learning, deep learning, or reinforcement learning
  • 2 years of experience in the development of algorithms in high-level languages such as Python, C++, Java, etc.
  • A publication record in top-tier conferences and journals in machine learning related fields (NIPS, ICML, AAAI, CVPR, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1 year of experience in neuroscience
  • 1 year of research experience in the industry (incl. internships)
  • 1 year of experience with deep learning frameworks (TensorFlow, Caffe, Torch, Theano, etc.)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
Inside this Business Group
Intel Labs is the company's world-class, industry leading research organization, responsible for driving Intel's technology pipeline and creating new opportunities. The mission of Intel Labs is to deliver breakthrough technologies to fuel Intel's growth. This includes identifying and exploring compelling new technologies and high risk opportunities ahead of business unit investment and demonstrating first-to-market technologies and innovative new usages for computing technology. Intel Labs engages the leading thinkers in academia and industry in addition to partnering closely with Intel business units.

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