Oracle Machine Learning Research Scientist in Burlington, Massachusetts

Machine Learning Research Scientist

Preferred Qualifications

The Mission of Oracle Labs is straightforward: identify,

explore, and transfer new technologies that have the potential to substantially

improve Oracle's business. The Machine Learning Research Group (MLRG) in Oracle

Labs is working to develop, scale and deploy Machine Learning throughout all of

Oracle's products and services.

Our team conducts research related to the development and

application of techniques and technologies for Machine Learning and Statistical

Natural Language Processing (NLP) in a variety of topic areas of interest to

Oracle and its customers. Along with developing new techniques, researchers in

the MLRG team are afforded the opportunity to work with Oracle product groups

to transfer them into commercial products.

Oracle Labs encourages the publication of results in

academic conferences and journals. At Oracle Labs, you won't get lost in the

crowd and you'll have a chance to drive your own research agenda.

The MLRG team has Machine Learning Research Scientist

positions available in Burlington, Massachusetts. Research areas of interest to

the group include:

  • StatisticalNLP including named entity recognition, entity linking, and relationshipextraction in a variety of domains (general text, medical, e-commerce)

  • Classificationtechniques, especially text classification. We deal with many problemswhere it is difficult or expensive to get training data and where therecan be large class imbalances or large numbers of classes

  • Featureselection and structure learning

  • Deeplearning, especially for image classification in commercial domains andfor statistical NLP

  • Modelinterpretation and visualization. How do we help researchers, datascientists, and product developers understand the decisions that a modelis making?

  • Privacy-preservingmachine learning

  • Scalablemachine learning

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science,

Machine Learning, or related technical field. Education and/or 3-5 years

experience in the following areas is required:

  • Graduate-levelresearch experience in one of the areas described above

  • Usingstandard machine learning and/or NLP toolkits

  • Proficiencyin modern programming and scripting languages, such as Java, Scala, C ,or Python

  • Proficiencyin relevant statistical mathematics

  • Abilityto develop novel ML and/or NLP techniques and to apply them to real-worldproblems faced by Oracle's product groups and customers

In addition, the following area of education or experience

are preferred:

  • Applyingexisting machine learning and natural language processing techniques andtechnologies to real-world problems

  • Databasetechnologies such as Oracle and MySQL

  • BigData platforms such as Hadoop, Spark, or MPI

  • Familiaritywith special-purpose computing architectures as applied to machine learning

Researchers in Oracle Labs are expected to work closely with

Oracle product groups to transfer new approaches and technologies into Oracle's

products. Researchers are expected to innovate and create novel technologies, patent

new IP, and publish research results in academic conferences and journals.

You can learn more about the Information Retrieval and Machine Learning group at our project page .

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Design, develop, troubleshoot and debug software programs for databases, applications, tools, networks etc.

As a member of the software engineering division, you will take an active role in the definition and evolution of standard practices and procedures. You will be responsible for defining and developing software for tasks associated with the developing, designing and debugging of software applications or operating systems.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. 7 years of software engineering or related experience.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job: Product Development

Location: US-MA,Mass-Burlington

Job Type: Regular Employee Hire

Organization: Oracle