Machine Intelligence Engineer

Merantix Published: July 19, 2018
Berlin, Germany
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What we do

Merantix transforms private and public organizations by applying deep machine learning to holistic datasets to automate proficient priorly human-dependent processes. To follow this mission Merantix incubates dedicated industry ventures, that build AI-centric products for the core human-processes of each industry. Today, Merantix is active in medical imaging, financial trading, safety for autonomous driving and an AI solutions unit. Merantix is distinct in its attraction of world-class talents, trust from European´s leading organizations and dynamic culture across its ventures. Our team is made up of engineers, scientists, and entrepreneurs from leading universities around the world. Many of us hold a Ph.D. and gained experience at top-tier tech companies before. We’re based in Europe’s most dynamic capital, Berlin, and are growing quickly!

About Merantix Solutions
MX Solutions is a project unit for diverse deep learning topics across industries. We are helping clients to leverage deep learning technology for their core products and business processes to achieve a sustainable competitive advantage. We have worked on various topics such as process manufacturing, government security, credit scoring, artificial creativity in marketing and many more. Our clients benefit from our support along the whole process chain of AI implementation, starting with defining their AI strategy and use case to designing and implementing neural networks in their architecture. Since Merantix Solutions has a tremendous inbound lead channel for projects we tend to choose only those that are most critical for our clients as well as challenging for our engineers and scientists.

Merantix is looking for Machine Intelligence Engineers to join our Merantix Solutions team and help us develop impactful applied machine learning solutions for top-tier clients across a range of exciting industries and functions. Typical responsibilities include:

  • Researching and designing state-of-the-art deep learning models for customer specific problems

  • Prototyping, testing, and evaluation of these models

  • Building terabyte-scale data pipelines

We define ourselves by a dynamic culture of friendship and ownership. We’re looking for capable, driven, and thoughtful people to add to our vision.

Basic qualifications:

  • BA/BS in computer science or related technical field, or equivalent practical experience

  • Exceptional competence in 2 of the following and a demonstrated interest in the other: Applied machine learning, software engineering, and product development

  • Excellent technical and analytical problem-solving skills

  • Strong experience developing enterprise solutions or data products

  • Strong communication skills, thriving in small engineering teams to produce tailored, client-centric solutions

Preferred qualifications:

  • MS or Ph.D. in computer science, machine learning, or related technical field

  • Background in deep learning, computer vision, NLP, or related

  • Experience with one or more of the following technologies: Google Cloud Platform, TensorFlow, Apache Beam, Google Cloud ML, or Docker

  • Industry experience working with machine learning frameworks, large-scale data processing systems, or cloud infrastructure

  • Previous work in engineering consulting / freelancing or  implementation projects of applied machine learning solutions for top-tier clients

The preferred qualifications are just that: preferred. None of us walked in with all of them.  If a few of these points apply to you, we definitely want to talk!

Working at Merantix
Our hierarchy is flat and communication direct, which means that we operate and learn fast, as a team. You are a great fit for our team if this describes you:

  • Entrepreneurial mindset: Creative, focused, and not easily discouraged

  • An ability to work in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is occurring and ambiguity is the norm.

  • Structured work style to develop effective solutions with minimal oversight

  • Analyze and solve problems at their root, stepping back to understand the broader context

  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills with the ability to balance competing priorities

  • Love what you do (and own it)

In addition to a competitive salary and fringe benefits you can expect the following:

Work-life balance:
Some of us come in during regular business hours, and some of us prefer to start later or earlier.  Occasionally, we work from home in the mornings or evenings rather than in the office. Merantix is a fully trust-based organization and doesn’t track any vacation time; we believe in the ownership and responsibility of our people, which has proven to be successful.

Professional development:
We encourage everyone to attend at least one professional conference each year. Last year our entire machine learning engineering team attended NIPS and ICCV. We make major contributions to the open source community and have a weekly paper discussion groups to stay up on current research.

Collaborative culture:
We have regular off sites and team dinners. If you want to participate, that’s great! And if you don’t, that’s fine too. We also encourage the initiative of our people for activities and team events, just join the “all-sports” slack channel and stay up-to-date who is going for bouldering, swimming or any other activity.

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity. We consider all applications equally regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We strongly encourage individuals from groups traditionally underrepresented in tech to apply, and we can help with immigration.


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