Fullstack Developer

DarwinAI - Waterloo, ON (14 months ago)

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Job Summary:Who We Are
DarwinAI is a cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence startup based in Waterloo. Our technology, stemming from years of scholarship by our academic team led by Dr. Alexander Wong, Dr. Javad Shafiee and Dr. Shelley Wang, uses AI to build AI in order to: 1.) dramatically improve the performance of deep learning neural networks while maintaining functional accuracy 2.) facilitate 'explainable' deep learning: the ability to understand why a network makes the decisions it does.

A succinct explanation of our technology and go-to-market strategy can be found here during our recent appearance at the NVidia Inception awards.

What We Are Building:
We are productizing our IP for deep learning optimization and explainability. Specifically, we are developing a suite of powerful tools that enable and accelerate AI for organizations and developers. This all being done for leading clients in the Autonomous Vehicle, Consumer Electronic, and Security spaces. It's exciting, it's complex, and it's audacious.
This is where you come you in!

Job Responsibilities:Who We Are Looking For:
Our technical team, which contains an impressive blend of academic and enterprise talent, is in need of talented Full Stack developers to help design and create our framework.
Primarily though, you are an exceptional and conscientious developer with very strong skills in JavaScript and Angular 5/6 and have proven experience and success with at least 2 years experience.
Note that experience with Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning is not required.
In fact, this is your chance to familiarize yourself with these technologies by working at the cutting edge of the field with research team that's won numerous awards in the field (including best workshop paper at the prestigious NIPS conference in 2016 and 2017). It's an opportunity to work not only with AI, but with 'AI that builds AI' - a radical, inventive concept that will usher in the next wave of deep learning tools.

Required Skills:REQUIREMENTS

3-5 years Software development experience with Angular and JavaScript
Basic knowledge on artificial intelligence and machine learning methods
Strong collaboration and interpersonal skills
Nice to haves include experience with deep learning libraries such as Caffe2, TensorFlow and/or PyTorch, software development experience with C++, experience with SQL and other databases and experience with GIT and version control frameworks.

Compensation and Benefits Information:BENEFITS
In addition to working with state-of-the-art technology in a burgeoning field, we offer competitive compensation along with equity options, as we want committed employees with a vested interest in the company.
Beyond a full benefits package including extended health care, dental, vision and life insurance, we offer a personal conference budget that you are free to use for professional development activities.
We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, including but not limited to race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, and age.