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Company: Ursus
Location: Redmond
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: Data Engineer - Perception and User Experience
Location: Redmond, WA
Duration: 1 Year


As a contract data/research engineer, you will collaborate with scientists and to improve and support our tooling for adaptive experimentation in the domains of perception and user experience. In doing so, you will help us measure and improve the future of AR/VR devices and prototypes.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with research scientists and software engineers in the design and implementation of user modeling and adaptive experimentation frameworks.
  • Help prototype and improve tooling for model prototyping, benchmarking, visualization, and related objectives.

Required skills:
  • Expertise with SciPy/NumPy and at least one deep learning framework (PyTorch, Tensorflow, JAX, etc) -- PyTorch preferred.
  • Experience with standard software practices including source control and unit testing.
  • Understanding of basic concepts in statistics, including but not limited to random variable, estimator, expected value, and variance.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work collaboratively.

Preferred skills
  • Basic understanding of Gaussian processes.
  • Familiarity with user-focused research in areas such as psychology, neuroscience, human factors, or user experience.
  • Familiarity with other programming languages used in the above domains such as Matlab, R, C++, and/or C# (Unity).
  • Graduate coursework and/or degree in one of the relevant domains listed above.

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computational neuroscience, data science, or statistics, or equivalent experience.
  • 1+ year(s) experience in a research/software/data engineering role with emphasis on applied statistics and/or machine learning, or equivalent academic experience.


Keywords: Ursus, Redmond , Data, Other , Redmond, Washington

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