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Our mission is to revolutionize customer service by developing and deploying the latest conversational artificial intelligence (AI), natural language processing (NLP) and speech technologies in IBM’s industry-leading chatbot platform Watson Assistant.
We deploy, train and serve an enormous number of machine learning models for our enterprise customers from a diverse set of industries. We are proud of the state-of-the-art, scalable and performant machine learning infrastructure we have built, and we are now significantly expanding our team!
Your Role and Responsibilities
Your Role and Responsibilities
This position is for a senior AI engineer in IBM Watson Assistant’s machine learning infrastructure team. Your responsibilities will include developing scalable and fault-tolerant distributed systems that will train and serve cutting edge machine learning models.
Although this position is for AI infrastructure, you will have to always keep the business requirements and customer needs in mind. Your responsibilities will span the entire lifecycle of a component, including gathering requirements, design and development, continuous integration/deployment and operations. You will work with researchers, data scientists, user experience designers, and product managers to understand requirements, create technical solutions, and deploy to cloud.
You will use the latest software development tools, techniques and approaches and work with leading minds in the industry to build solutions you can be proud of. You will work in a collaborative, welcoming environment where new ideas drive technological innovation.
Above all, we are looking for team members with a keen sense of ownership, resilience and drive. If you like dynamic projects and enjoy being challenged, if you can make progress when faced with ambiguous requirements and uncertainty, if you enjoy moving fast (and making a mistake or two on the way), then we may be the perfect team for you!
Must be eligible/legally entitled to work in Canada
Required Technical and Professional Expertise
- Experience with Java (or C++)
- Experience with development, deployment and management of cloud services for AI-based services
- Good understanding of machine learning concepts
- Good written and verbal communication, with the ability to present complex ideas to technical and non-technical team members
Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
- Experience with Kubeflow, TensorFlow, Apache Airflow
- Experience with design and development of highly scalable, productiongrade cloud micro services for machine learning algorithms
- Experience with fine tuning and optimizing machine learning algorithms for better performance and faster execution of the same
- Experience with TensorFlow or PyTorch
- Experience with development of distributed systems using Java, Python or Go
- Experience with building CI/CD pipelines with Jenkins or other similar tools
About Business Unit
IBM’s Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM’s Cloud and Watson/AI technologies to life for our clients and ecosystem partners around the world. IBM provides you with the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security and operations across hybrid environments-with complete software solutions for business and IT operations, development, data science, security, and management. Our experts and software capabilities help organizations develop applications once and deploy them anywhere, integrate security across the breadth of their IT estate, and automate operations with management visibility. With IBM, you also have access to new skills and methods, governance and management approaches, and a deep ecosystem of industry experts and partners.
Your Life @ IBM
What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?
Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world? What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities - where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust - where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.
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This role will involve working with technology that is covered by Export Regulations sanctions. If you are a Foreign National from any of the following US sanctioned countries (Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Syria) on a work permit, you are not eligible for employment in this position.
Being You @ IBM
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