At WorkFusion, we build software that is changing the world & transforming workplaces. Our technology automates repetitive, data-intensive work so people can be freed from the mundane to pursue the meaningful, companies can grow further, & customers can be served faster & better.
WorkFusion is increasingly recognized as the world leader in industry-specific process automation, offering AI-powered software with particular focus on the needs of banking, financial services, & insurance enterprises. Our Intelligent Automation Cloud combines RPA, machine learning & analytics in one unrivaled platform that can be deployed quickly & scale without limit. We compete in the world's fastest-growing software segment & we are growing at record pace with customers spanning the globe.
As the health & safety of our teams is always a primary concern, we are currently a primarily remote workforce worldwide. Officially, our headquarters is in New York City (on Wall Street) with additional hubs in Canada, Europe & Asia.
WorkFusion is looking for a head of applied research to lead our research efforts across the fields of natural language processing and computer vision. This role will involve working with leaders across the business to understand challenges that can be solved through innovative AI/ML-based solutions, defining research roadmaps, & delivering on AI capabilities to power innovative features in our platform.
PhD in computer science, computational linguistics, computer vision or related field or equivalent professional experience
10+ years hands-on experience with natural language processing, computer vision
5+ years in leadership positions directly managing research scientists & AI/ML engineers
A strong record of delivering machine learning and/or data products including defining ML problems, identifying data strategy, building MVPs, & scaling prototypes to production solutions
Familiarity & proficiency with agile methods & tools to support project management in a timeline sensitive environment
Excellent written & verbal technical communication skills
Strong history of recruiting & coaching technical teams
Nice to have
Experience with Transfer Learning & Federated Learning
Experience with AutoML (Neural Architecture Search)