14/07/2020

Innovation Associate in Machine Learning (Postdoctoral Fellow)


  • 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
    14/08/2020 23:00 - Europe/London
  • LOCATION
    Cyprus › Limassol
  • TYPE OF CONTRACT
    Temporary
  • JOB STATUS
    Full-time
  • HOURS PER WEEK
    40
  • OFFER STARTING DATE
    01/09/2020
  • EU RESEARCH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME
    H2020 / SME Innovation Associate
  • REFERENCE NUMBER
    957149 - PREFAIL (under grant agreement preparation)

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.

The selected candidate is expected to fit the following profile:

  • Experienced researcher (R2/R3) specializing in Machine Learning
  • 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

Benefits

The employment package comes with the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary.
  • 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.

Selection process

Application & Selection

1: Interested Candidates are required to email their CV, a list of references, and a cover letter emphasizing the qualifications that make you a good fit for this position, at hiring@algolysis.com until the 14th of August 2020. 

2: Applications will be reviewed continuously. 

3: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

4: Expected starting date is 1st September 2020, but this can be discussed

Additional comments

Algolysis Ltd is establishing new offices in the city of Nicosia so the successful candidate may need to work part or full time in that city. 

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.

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    Job Work Location Personal Assistance locations
    Work location(s)
    1 position(s) available at
    Algolysis Ltd
    Cyprus
    Erimi
    Limassol
    4630
    Ellados 12A

    EURAXESS offer ID: 541937

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