Oracle Machine Learning Research Scientist in Burlington, Massachusetts
Machine Learning Research Scientist
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?
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
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.
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