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Researcher in Machine Learning (Innovation Associate)

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  • ORGANISATION/COMPANY
    Algolysis Ltd
  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer scienceComputer hardware
    Computer scienceComputer systems
    Computer scienceDatabase management
    Computer scienceInformatics
    Computer scienceModelling tools
  • RESEARCHER PROFILE
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
  • APPLICATION DEADLINE
    30/11/2020 23:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Cyprus › Nicosia
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/01/2021
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / SME Innovation Associate
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    957149 - PREFAIL

OFFER DESCRIPTION

Algolysis Ltd (www.algolysis.com) is seeking to recruit an experienced Researcher in Machine Learning (R2/R3) who will lead the development of reinforcement learning methodologies for failure prediction on storage devices monitored by our flagship DriveNest (www.drivenest.com) platform. DriveNest is a sophisticated, platform for monitoring hundreds of thousands of computer storage devices aiming to prevent data losses by utilizing crowd-sourced device metrics for early failure detection.

The successful candidate will devise sophisticated predictive models, using Reinforcement and/or Deep Learning, to accurately identify soon-to-fail storage devices. The activities to be carried out will cover all the stages of the ML learning lifecycle, i.e. specifying the challenge, data preparation, (multi) model specification, training and evaluation, and an experimental accuracy evaluation over unknown data.

This is a 12-month, Full-time position with a competitive salary and a relocation package supported through the competitive European SME Innovation Associate programme (INNOSUP-02-2019-2020). Subject to performance during the 12-month contract, Algolysis may offer a long-term employment to the successful candidate.

This position could be very suitable for academic researchers/postdocs who would like to gain experience in the industry and/or anyone who may like to spend a sabbatical or other 12-month leave with us.

The selected candidate is expected to fit the following profile:

  • Experienced researcher (R2/R3) specializing in Machine Learning (see here for the description of R2/R3)
  • Experience in Deep and/or Reinforcement Learning, predictive analytics or anomaly detection
  • Innovative thinker and good communicator
  • A team player with the desire to teach others and learn from others
  • Aspiration to gain business skills and innovate in the industry

More Information

Benefits

The employment package comes with the following benefits:

  • Competitive salarydepending on qualifications. (Monthly gross €3000 – €3500)
  • 20 days of paid vacation.
  • A relocation package for the researcher and his/her immediate family to Cyprus (if applicable).
  • Access to an EU-organized training sessions for the researcher on innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • A tailored training program on topics the company excels in, as well as access to courses for Machine Learning.
  • Get to work closely with experienced researchers in fields orthogonal to machine learning with the potential to develop competitive proposals in the upcoming European and National funding calls.
  • Get to work in the Cypriot sunny weather with a team of tech enthusiasts.

Eligibility criteria

Applicants must comply with the transnational mobility criteria as defined in the mobility rule of the Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions (MSCA) and thus must not have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Cyprus for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before appointment under the project.

 

Candidates should be EU Nationals or possess a work permit for Cyprus or the EU.

Selection process

Application & Selection

1: Interested Candidates are required to fill in the form found here or send their CV, and a list of referees, at hiring@algolysis.com until the 15th of November 2020. 

2: Applications will be reviewed continuously. 

3: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

4: Expected starting date is 1st January 2021, but this can be discussed

Required Research Experiences

  • RESEARCH FIELD
    Computer science
  • YEARS OF RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
    4 - 10

Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES
    ENGLISH: Excellent

Skills/Qualifications

 

The candidate must possess the following skills and qualifications:

  • PhD in Computer Science with specialization in Machine Learning
  • Experience on designing and developing predictive ML models
  • Experience with software development in Python (or similar)
  • Experience with Machine Learning libraries and toolkits (scikit-learn, tensorflow, etc.)
  • Strong technical writing skills and experience with research funding applications

Specific Requirements

Applicants must comply with the transnational mobility criteria as defined in the mobility rule of the Marie Skłodowska Curie Actions (MSCA) and thus must not have resided or carried out his/her main activity (work, studies, etc.) in Cyprus for more than 12 months in the 3 years immediately before appointment under the project.

Work location(s)
1 position(s) available at
Algolysis Ltd
Cyprus
Nicosia

EURAXESS offer ID: 541937

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