Machine Learning Researcher – Deep Learning (m/f)

at Avira (view profile)
Location Tettnang, Germany
Date Posted December 6, 2017
Category European Union - EU Blue Card Jobs
Germany - Residence Permit Visa Jobs
Job Type python
machine-learning
deep-learning
tensorflow
pytorch

Description

Position Summary

With its approx. 100 million customers and about 500 employees, Avira is a globally leading provider of self-developed IT security solutions for private and professional consumers. It has more than 25 years of experience and is one of the pioneers in this industry. In Germany, Avira is located in Tettnang close to Lake Constance and one of the biggest regional employers. In addition, it has offices abroad and also maintains partnerships in Europe, Asia, and America.

For delivering the best possible protection against digital threats to our customers and due to the expansion of our team, we have an exciting career opportunity for a:

Machine Learning Researcher – Deep Learning (m/f)

As a member of the Advanced Research and Technologies Team, you will design, implement and maintain Machine Learning Systems with a focus on Deep Learning technology. You constantly interact with an international team of open-minded computer scientists located in Germany and Romania to find the very best solutions to a diverse set of interesting problems. You closely collaborate with other teams within the Avira Protection Labs in order to react to the newest malware trends when designing new products.

Your challenges

  • Research, Design, implement and maintain innovative Machine Learning systems for security related problems.
  • Collaborate within other teams within the Avira Protection Labs to leverage their security expertise and make sure our products provide the best protection to our customers.
  • Stay up to date with the latest Machine Learning and Deep Learning technology advancements in order to find new possibilities for innovation within the company.

Key to hiring

  • You have an advanced degree (MS./Ph.D) in computer science with a focus on Machine Learning/Deep Learning or related subjects.
  • You have a strong background in Deep Learning including a solid knowledge of different Deep Learning architectures, a profound theoretical understanding of analysis of algorithms, optimization techniques as well as strong awareness of best practices when designing Deep Learning systems.
  • You have demonstrated practical experience in Deep Learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, Torch, Theano etc.
  • You have versatile programming skills in writing and reliable code in Python and are used to develop in a Linux environment 
  • You never stopped learning and are keen to extend your skills regarding Machine Learning and new technology stacks for any upcoming project.
  • Publications at top-tier international conferences (ICML, NIPS etc.) or significant contributions to open-source projects are considered a strong plus.

Performance objectives

  • Starting from day one you will familiarize yourself with our current Machine Learning environment, which we leverage to protect our customer base. Within one month you understand the software and hardware architecture of the existing Machine Learning systems.
  • In addition, within the first six months, you will collaborate in the design and implementation of a prototype for our next deep learning project. The learning system you design and develop will scale for a very large amount of data and provide high-performance and low maintenance. Your project will process security-related data and help in protecting our users on a global scale.
  • A year into the job you are part of a team that delivers the most up to date security solution to our millions of customers. You take ownership of cross-department projects and collaborate efficiently with other teams. You are keen to improve existing technology and implement new innovative features. You play a big part in securing and supporting the digital lifestyle of our customers and making the internet a more secure place.

If you are enthusiastic about broadening your technical expertise and have a desire to work in an environment that promotes creativity, research, innovation, and fun, we would love to hear from you!

Our offer

  • Freedom to develop innovative ideas and projects as well as implement them
  • Flat hierarchies and open door policies
  • Opportunity to work in an international team using the latest technologies
  • Extensive onboarding

If you are enthusiastic about broadening your technical expertise and have a desire to work in an environment that promotes creativity, research, innovation, and fun, we would love to hear from you!

This position is based in Tettnang, Lake Constance.

Please submit your application including your salary requirements and availability by clicking on the “Apply now” button. Online applications preferred.

With 100 million customers worldwide and 500 employees, Avira is a leading provider of proprietary IT security solutions for private and professional customers.

Avira has over 25 years of experience and is an industry pioneer. With headquarters in Tettnang, Germany, which is located close to Lake Constance, Avira is one of the region’s largest employers. In addition to Tettnang, Avira has offices abroad and maintains partnerships in Europe, Asia, and America.

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