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    Data Science Research Lead

    • 16140
    • Research & Development
    • Experienced Professionals
    • Research
    • Research
    • USA
    • Austin (TX)


    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

    Job Description

    About the role

    We are looking for a lead data scientist and machine learning algorithms researcher to join Arm’s research team. You will drive research and development of advanced machine learning algorithms and novel data analytics technologies. You will work closely with Arm’s cloud services organization, partners, and wider academia to identify promising nascent ideas and develop them into tomorrow’s key machine learning inspired systems, services, and solutions.

    What will I be accountable for?

    Arm Research plays a central role in identifying gaps in current technologies and in conducting world-leading research to fill those gaps. We are looking for an experienced machine learning research scientist to join our team. A preferred candidate will be a hands-on data scientist with deep theoretical and practical expertise in developing advanced machine learning models and algorithms. A preferred candidate will also possess strong software engineering skills and a solid understanding of quantitative fields such as statistical modeling and advanced optimization techniques.

    Your work will include advancing the state-of-the-art in machine learning algorithms for real-world use-cases such as computer vision, natural language processing, anomaly detection, asset optimization, and IoT time-series analysis. You will also be expected to identify challenges and opportunities in applying machine learning to new and emerging use-cases and demonstrating their business value through development of proof-of-concept systems. You will be encouraged to participate in the wider community through collaborations with academia, contributions to open source software, and publications and presentations in leading conferences and forums.

    Job Requirements

    What skills, experience, and qualifications do I need?

    • PhD in Computer Science or quantitative fields like Physics, Statistics, Operations Research.
    • A minimum of 10 years of work experience with at least 5 years in data science and machine learning technologies. 
    • In depth knowledge of machine learning algorithms such as unsupervised anomaly detection, pattern recognition, reinforcement learning, generative models, and time series data analysis.
    • In depth knowledge of neural networks and a solid understanding of recent advancements and trends in deep learning technologies
    • In depth knowledge of statistics and optimization theory and practice
    • Strong software engineering skills with expert level proficiency in at least one programming language such as Python, C, C++
    • Expert level proficiency in at least one data analysis library and deep learning frameworks like TensorFlow or PyTorch
    • Prior experience developing machine learning models in an industrial production environment
    • Track record of published research work in leading conferences and forums
    • Excellent networking and communication skills
    • Strong leadership and big picture skills with prior experience leading projects from conception to delivery
    What are the desired behaviors for this role?

    At Arm, we are guided by our core beliefs that reflect our unique culture and guide our decisions, defining how we work together to defy ordinary and shape extraordinary:

    We not I

    • Take daily responsibility to make the Global Arm community thrive
    • No individual owns the right answer. Brilliance is collective
    • Information is important, share it
    • Realize that we win when we collaborate — and that everyone misses out when we don’t

    Passion for Progress

    • Our differences are our strength. Widen and mix up the pool of people you connect with
    • Difficult things can take unexpected directions. Stick with it
    • Make feedback positive and expansive, not negative and narrow
    • The essence of progress is that it can’t stop. Grow with it and own your own progress
    Be your Brilliant Self
    • Be quirky not egocentric
    • Recognize the power in saying ‘I don’t know’
    • Make trust our default position
    • Hold strong opinions lightly

    ARM Benefits


    Your particular benefits package will depend on position and type of employment and may be subject to change. Your package will be confirmed on offer of employment. Arm’s benefits program provides permanent employees with the opportunity to stay innovative and healthy, ensure the wellness of their families, and create a positive working environment.

    • Annual Bonus Plan
    • Discretionary Cash Awards
    • 401(k), 100% matching on first 6% eligible earnings
    • Medical, Dental & Vision, 100% coverage for employee only, shared cost for dependents
    • Basic Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance (AD&D)
    • Short Term (STD) and Long Term (LTD) Disability Insurance
    • Vacation, 20 days per year with option to buy 5 more.
    • Holidays, 13 days per year
    • Sabbatical, 20 paid days every four-years of service
    • Sick Leave, 7 days per year
    • Volunteering, four hours per month (TeamARM)
    • Office location dependent: café on site, fitness facilities, team and social events
    • Additional benefits include: Flexible Spending Accounts for health and dependent care, EAP, Health Advocate, Business Travel Accident Program & Commuter programs.

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    About Arm

    Arm® technology is at the heart of a computing and connectivity revolution that is transforming the way people live and businesses operate. From the unmissable to the invisible; our advanced, energy-efficient processor designs are enabling the intelligence in 86 billion silicon chips and securely powering products from the sensor to the smartphone to the supercomputer. With more than 1,000 technology partners including the world’s most famous business and consumer brands, we are driving Arm innovation into all areas compute is happening inside the chip, the network and the cloud.

    With offices around the world, Arm is a diverse community of dedicated, innovative and highly talented professionals. By enabling an inclusive, meritocratic and open workplace where all our people can grow and succeed, we encourage our people to share their unique contributions to Arm's success in the global marketplace.

    About the office

    The Arm Austin office employs staff from across all divisions of ARM and is considered the engineering hub for North America. Austin has the nickname of “Silicon Hills” thanks to the high number of tech companies in the area, and is also known as the “Live Music Capital of the World". Events such as South by Southwest, Austin City Limits Music Festival and the F1 Grand Prix are but a few of the many activities that make Austin a top destination for both residents and travelers.

    Austin, TX USA
    Arm Inc.
    Encino Trace
    5707 Southwest Pkwy
    Bldg 1 Suite 100
    Austin, TX. 78735

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