AI Research Engineer (Self-supervised Learning)

About us

At Aleph Alpha, we are shaping Europe's first AI engineering landscape. We research, develop and deploy a new generation of AI technology. In doing so, we safeguard personal and organizational sovereignty over data and give control over normative value alignment back to the developer. Therefore, we have a social responsibility to commit to the highest ethical standards and accountability. To foster our engineering potential and to further transform industries within Europe, we cooperate with academic, public and industry partners. We are proud to be an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, and believe in equal opportunity. We trust that a diverse and inclusive workforce keeps us creative and innovative. By applying with us, you gain the opportunity to join a fast-growing AI research & development start-up pioneering Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) technology. You will be part of an international team of experts working with academia, industry, and government to build the next generation of AI solutions for language, vision and strategy.

Your profile:

  • Proven knowledge in Machine Learning and Deep Learning strategies
  • Ability to apply new structured methods to relevant scientific, engineering, and other real-world problems
  • Ability to own and pursue a research agenda, including choosing impactful research problems and carrying out projects
  • Experience in creating high-performance implementations of deep learning algorithms
  • Hands on experience with machine learning frameworks
  • Excellent knowledge of Python & PyTorch
  • Good mathematical foundations and understanding of deep learning
  • Ability to create and implement high-performance deep learning algorithms is a plus
  • Experience with Transformers is a plus
  • Experience in scaling is a plus (e.g. deep speed, TensorFlow mesh)
  • PhD in machine learning, neuroscience or computer science is a plus
  • Experience with Rust is a plus

Your responsibilities:

  • Research machine learning publications, design experiments, validate results
  • Develop scalable deep learning models for various use cases in PyTorch
  • Master computer vision and natural language models (transformers is a plus)
  • Understanding and implementation of innovative use cases for transformer models
  • Utilize deep understanding of transformers to debug and explain models
  • Design and conduct experiments to validate and innovate model architectures
  • Initiate and manage academic and open-source cooperation and support or author publications

Benefits of working with us:

  • Get insights on the development of innovative technology for non-trivial challenges
  • Be part of a dynamic start-up with a rapidly growing team
  • Work with international experts from science and industry
  • Grow continuously on your individual career path
  • Take on responsibility and shape the company and technology
  • Flexible working hours and above-average compensation
  • An inspiring working environment with short lines of communication, horizontal organization, and great team spirit

At Aleph-Alpha, your possibilities to creatively shape team and technology are not determined by hierarchies or formal education. Our shared passion for research, engineering and customer success makes our team a great place to learn and excel in a flexible and friendly work environment. Aleph-Alpha is devoted to driving research and to creating real world applications based on the latest developments in the field of machine learning.