Senior Machine Learning Researcher (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

What we do

Merantix Momentum is a Berlin-based AI startup focusing on accelerating AI adoption across many industries through Publicly Funded Research Projects as well as B2B solutions. We work across several domains including automotive, manufacturing, retail, healthcare and many more, and transform businesses as an external machine learning department using our core expertise in state-of-the-art machine learning combined with our culture of rapid iterations to build scalable solutions.

Your role

The purpose of this role is to investigate, apply and transfer state-of-the-art deep-learning methods to (yet) vaguely defined real-world challenges through applied research projects.

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Ideate solutions to complex industry spanning problems with early career-stage researchers and developers.

  • Work across several projects and interact with partners to develop new machine learning solutions establishing industry standards.

  • Research and prototype state-of-the-art deep-learning models combined with a keen sense of data-driven development.

  • Uncover scalable, machine-learning enabled business opportunities within research projects.

  • Understand requirements of code standards for research partners and deliver at excellence.

Your profile

The ideal candidate is proficient in software engineering and the latest machine- and deep-learning technologies. In addition, you should also have relevant experience in at least one of the following technologies: CV, NLP, GNNs, reinforcement learning, causal inference.

You are a great fit for our team if this describes you:

  • PhD or 4+ years of working experience in Machine Learning or related technical field

  • Relevant programming skills in Python as well as sound data engineering practices and cloud computing experience.

  • Relevant knowledge of deep learning frameworks, such as PyTorch, TensorFlow, Keras, Jax, etc.

  • Relevant experience in leading and prioritizing technical and/or research projects.

  • You understand the tradeoffs of fast coding to generate insights and sound engineering practices (version control, test-driven development, code reviews),  leveraging the best of both worlds. 

  • Enjoy working with and mentoring early career-stage engineers and researchers.

  • Fluency in English and basic German

Nice to have:

  • Publications in established high impact journal/conference in the respective field of study

  • Experience with one or more of the following cloud providers: Google Cloud Platform, AWS, Azure

  • Experience working with partners of large public research consortia as funded by the BMWK, BMBF or EU

What we offer

  • We have a flexible work-from-home policy

  • Brand new office situated on the AI Campus in Berlin

  • We offer Visa Sponsorship

  • Hardware allowance. We give you support to have all the equipment you would need to thrive on your job

  • International Team: Within our current team we have more than 10 nationalities and counting

  • We offer 50€ per employee per month that can be allocated as desired to one of the following: Mobility & transportation (RYDES), sport (Urban Sports Club membership) or Edenred (Groceries)

  • Engaging Topics and Excellence: Merantix offers unique insights into applied machine learning research and development, working with a group of highly talented engineers and entrepreneurs

  • Ethics: We are committed to developing ethical AI software

  • Dynamic working culture: We hold weekly and monthly events around AI Innovation and Implementation. We have a very flat hierarchy, open 360° feedback, and flexible working hours

  • Learning and Development. Annual learning and development budget to attend conferences or purchase educational resources to further develop additional skills

About us
We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity. We consider all applications equally regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We strongly encourage individuals from groups traditionally underrepresented in tech to apply, and we can help with immigration.​​​​

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