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Data Scientist

Dublin, DUBLIN D15
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Your Role and Responsibilities
We live in a moment of remarkable change and opportunity. The convergence of data and technology is transforming industries and society. IBM Ireland Lab plays a key role in developing and supporting IBMs technology in Cloud, Analytics, Mobile, Social, Security and Cognitive computing. This cutting-edge technology is helping the world make things in new ways. Come and help change the world by joining IBM Ireland Lab at our 100 acre Technology Campus in Mulhuddart, Dublin 15.

The current opportunity is a role with the Innovation Exchange who promote a fresh and energetic approach to innovation, creativity and solution architecture. An approach that is borne out by many active projects within our team that have yielded several success stories to date. The principles of collaboration, knowledge sharing and leadership are promoted within our team and are the foundations that enable motivated individuals with diverse skills to function as part of a highly productive and innovative team.

The Role:
We are currently looking for a suitable candidate to be part of an innovative and ambitious team with a prestigious group of academic and industrial European network of partners. The objective is to exploit and deliver bleeding edge innovation in the areas of big data processing, machine learning, data analytics and computing. The ultimate objective is to enable telecommunications network and solution providers.

The Person:
A person who can demonstrate leadership, identify gaps in the state of the art and is a self-starter is required for this role. A solid knowledge and relevant experience on Machine Learning is required ideally with an experience in analysing, spatiotemporal, text or image datasets. The successful candidate will work with team members to share his/her knowledge, experience and ideas to deliver solutions from IBM side to the project. Proven ability to manage and lead projects to strict deadlines and excellent communication skills and ability to interact with various levels of stakeholders are essential. The successful candidate is expected to publish novel algorithms at the top-tier ML conferences and journals, such as KDD, TIST and TKDE. A high level of initiative and personal drive is required as this will be an environment where you will be joining the project at ground level and helping to lead the design and shape of technical solutions as well as implementing them. Excellent verbal and written communication is required with fluency in English as well as report writing and documentation skills.

Required Professional and Technical Expertise
  • PhD preferable or equivalent Masters Degree holder in computer science or related field with at least three years professional experience in Machine Learning/AI and statistics.
  • Track record of publications in machine learning / artificial intelligence domain.
  • Significant experience of incorporating ML & AI concepts into product/service solutions with a focus on deep learning.
  • Solid experience in using Python numerical and scientific libraries.
  • Experience in sharing data science/machine learning experiment results with both technical and business oriented people.
  • Proven track record leading industrial projects with strict deadlines.

Preferred Professional and Technical Expertise
  • 5+ years of demonstrated Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence experience.
  • Professional experience in ML/AI, statistics, and also include optimization as well, e.g. optimization theories and applications
  • An understanding of ML applications in 5G context would be preferable
  • Familiarity with open source big data solutions, such as Apache Hadoop, Spark, and Kafka.
  • Experience working on spatiotemporal datasets.
  • Experience in big data processing.
  • Experience with deep learning frameworks such as Theano, Torch or Tensorflow will be a big plus.
  • Proven track record of innovation in creating novel algorithms and advancing the state of the art through a strong publication record, e.g. NIPS, TKDE, TIST, KDD, SIGSPATIAL etc.
  • Experience in collaborating and working in a team with development, cloud and other such expertise is a plus.
  • Experience with EU projects such as FP6, FP7, or H2020 is a big plus

About Business Unit
At IBM Cognitive Applications, we build open applications that unlock the power of data for clients, partners, and developers. Running on top of IBM's unique Hybrid, Multicloud and AI infrastructures, these applications work across horizontal domains and bring our technology to life for end users. Cognitive Applications unit includes: Watson Customer Engagement, Watson IoT, Watson Media and Weather, Talent & Collaboration, and IBM Developer teams

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For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM
IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.



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