Transform, Inc. delivers the first machine-learning and AI platform for video that answers the fundamental questions of why audiences connect, react and engage. Our innovative software analyzes the creative essence of video, allowing companies to see direct connections between their content and viewer behaviors. Transform’s technology can be tailored for any video content -- TV shows, trailers, local newscasts, consumer and retail ads -- providing actionable insights that help increase viewing, subscriptions and purchases.
ABOUT THE DATA SCIENTIST ROLE
Are you interested in shaping the future of movies, television and digital video? Transform is looking for a Senior Applied Scientist who can work on different aspects of video content – text metadata, video, audio and images – and apply a variety of techniques in computer vision deep learning, machine learning and image processing algorithms to build content risk inspection systems.
You will be contributing to a platform from the very early stages, processing terabytes of video content data. You will collaborate with other research scientists to define the scope of the product, identify and initiate investigations of new technologies, prototype, test solutions and generate a high-precision, low-latency prediction models. You will work closely with the software development teams to build robust vision-based solutions for customer-facing applications. You should be comfortable with a large degree of ambiguity and relish the idea of solving problems that haven’t been solved at this scale before.
Degree/Certificate in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Operational Research, Statistics or a related quantitative field
Mastery of at least one of the following:
1) Video analysis (facial recognition, visual object tracking, etc.)
2) Audio analysis (voice recognition, speaker diarization, emotion analysis, etc.)
3) Text analysis (topic modeling, sentiment analysis, etc.)
4) Spark (UDFs, efficiency optimization, etc.)
5) Statistics (hypothesis testing, experimental design, etc.)
Hands-on experience in predictive modeling and analysis
Strong algorithm development experience
Skills with Python, SQL and Spark
5+ years of relevant experience in industry and/or academia
Publications at top-tier peer-reviewed conferences or journals
Proven track record of innovation in creating novel algorithms
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