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Engineer - AI & ML in Jersey City, NJ at Verisk Analytics

Date Posted: 6/13/2018

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 Internships and Full-Time Jobs in AI, Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Text Analytics, ASR & NLP 

The AI Innovation Lab at Verisk Analytics has multiple openings at all levels – internships, postdocs, engineers, scientists, managers, in the areas of AI and big data (deep) machine learning for applications in computer vision, text analytics, speech understanding as well as for other structured and unstructured data.

Position Summary:

We seek qualified, highly motivated candidates interested solving pure and applied research problems in (not limited to) the following areas and their application to solving business problems.

• large scale ML with deep neural networks; supervised, unsupervised, weak/ self-supervised and reinforcement learning; learning from imagination and simulations for applications in computer vision, natural language processing and automatic speech and document understanding;
• knowledge representation including common sense knowledge; Markov logic networks; probabilistic symbolic reasoning; causal and interpretable AI;
• probabilistic graphical models; deep learning on graphs; variational Bayesian methods; free energy minimization; active inference;
• intelligent human machine collaborative systems; crowd-sourcing; interaction and communication policy; continuous and active learning.
• Ongoing projects: media forensics, fraud detection, IIE from documents, document classification, aerial image understanding, activity understanding for retail videos, modeling weather phenomena, domain-adaptive speech recognition, GANs for discrete data, images (compositional models) and videos; disentangling factors of variation in image & text; multimodal VAEs; stability analysis of DCNs; deep learning on graphs, etc.

What you’ll need:

• An M.S. or Ph.D. in computer science, electrical engineering, or a related discipline
• Expertise & hands-on experience in AI, ML, CV, NLP, ASR or related area; publication in relevant top-tier conferences or journals highly desirable
• Proficiency in relevant programming languages and relevant tools and libraries
• Familiarity with Hadoop/Sparc, GPU programming, SQL, noSQL DBs; experience with application development in Linux/ Windows desirable
• Excellent communication, problem-solving, and analytical skills; ability to learn quickly
• Passion for theoretical and applied research and for answering hard questions with data
• Ability to work both autonomously and with a team


Who we are:

Verisk Analytics is a leading data analytics provider serving customers in insurance, natural resources, financial services, government, and risk management. We’re a member of Standard & Poor’s S&P 500® Index and part of the Nasdaq-100 Index. In 2016, Forbes named Verisk to its World’s Most Innovative Companies list and to its America’s Best Large Employer list. Verisk is one of only 14 companies to appear on both lists. We’re headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey, right across the Hudson River from downtown Manhattan. We are hiring in Jersey City (US), Germany (Munich) and India (Hyderabad, Bangalore) and can consider other locations.

The AI Innovation Lab conducts applied R&D in AI and ML focused on computer vision, document understanding, NLP, and speech understanding. We work in collaboration with leading academic experts. We build deployment-robust AI-based solutions for 13 business verticals. Lab members are expected to conduct and/ or supervise high impact research leading to publications and the engineering of robust AI-based products leading to inventions and patents


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