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IBM Machine Learning Engineer in San Jose, California

Introduction

Our mission is to revolutionize customer service by developing and deploying the latest intelligence () and natural () technology in IBM’s industry-leading platform Watson .

We are simply obsessed with chatbots. We want to make it easy to build chatbots that are actually useful in the real world, and we need your help! We are looking for engineers who have experience with creating systems for chatbots that address real business needs. If you have the academic foundation in or , and you have the software engineering chops to build complex enterprise systems, this is the job for you!

Your Role and Responsibilities

What You’ll Do:

  • Create and maintain machine learning models

  • Work in an Agile, collaborative environment to understand and develop solutions for requirements. You’ll be involved in designing, coding and testing innovative applications in areas such as machine learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP), dialogue patterns, extraction, classification and reinforcement learning with exploration.  

  • Collaborate with research teams to adopt the latest technologies in AI and ML.

  • Deploy and maintain conversational AI microservices

*Who You Are: *

  • You are great at solving problems, debugging, troubleshooting, designing and implementing solutions to complex technical issues.

  • You thrive on collaboration, working side by side with developers and scientists of all backgrounds and disciplines, and you have very strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • You have awareness of knowledge representation and reasoning.

  • You have an understanding of software development and programming in a language such as Java or Python.

Above all, you have 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 evolving requirements and occasional uncertainty, if you enjoy moving fast (and aren’t afraid of making a mistake or two on the way), then we are the perfect team for you!

Location & Travel: Once IBMers are no longer working from home due to COVID-19 this will be an office based position in Littleton, MA or San Jose, CA. Periodic travel may be required for team meetings or industry conferences.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Experience with either Python, Java or C++ Experience with TensorFlow, PyTorch, scikit-learn, or similar machine learning frameworks

  • At least 1 year of industry experience

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

  • Ability to develop and debug nondeterministic, adaptive systems

  • Experience with developing dialogue interpreters for conversational patterns

  • Applied knowledge in Data Mining / Automated Knowledge Acquisition, Representation and Reasoning

  • Knowledge of pretrained language models

  • Experience with chatbot platforms, such as Google Dialogflow, Amazon Lex, Rasa, Microsoft Azure Bot Service, or IBM Watson Assistant

About Business Unit

IBM’s Cloud and Cognitive software business is committed to bringing the power of IBM’s Cloud and Watson/ 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. Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

IBM intends this job to be performed entirely outside of Colorado.

Being You @ IBM

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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