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Senior Machine Learning Engineer

Media Distillery / Amsterdam (NL)

We develop state-of-the-art technologies that change how consumers around the globe watch (online) television. We provide unique AI technology to understand what’s inside video. Our Deep Content Understanding™ solution generates next-generation metadata and enables consumers and media professionals to search and analyze video content in real-time and at unparalleled scale. Do you want to help us deliver the next ground-breaking innovative AI solutions that will revolutionize the video and media industry?

What you’ll do

As an experienced Machine Learner you have a clear vision on the latest technologies and best practices in AI. You will share your ideas and inspire others by taking the lead in further developing the Machine Learning vision together with the team and stakeholders. Working at Media Distillery as a Machine Learner means that you can truly work on a variety of AI related challenges. Face recognition, speech recognition, logo recognition as well as visual- and text-based topic detection just to name a few! Think cutting-edge Machine Learning frameworks and algorithms. Considering your experience with that you’ll know what to look for. With more than 30 great minds working here we are quite flexible and have short communication lines. This also allows you to be involved in the full spectrum of the development stages from data collection, pre-processing to model building and training/testing and turning it into a real product. Performance, with respect to both quality and scalability is key. In sum you will:

  •       Work in a Scrum / Agile environment
  •       Take the lead in further developing the Machine Learning vision
  •       Be an inspiration to the team, share your knowledge and offer guidance
  •       Optimize our products for large (international) clients in the television industry
  •       Design, develop, test and monitor our state-of-the-art technologies
  •       Closely cooperate with the team in understanding and creating new features for our products
  •       Play with massive amounts of (audiovisual) data

Who you are

  •       You’re not just looking for a job, you’re looking for an innovative product where you can make an impact
  •       You have a passion for and deep experience in AI, Machine Learning and image processing
  •       As a natural leader you take ownership, inspire others and are able to sweat the small stuff
  •       You have the ability to come up with creative and innovative solutions
  •       You have excellent problem solving, critical thinking and interpersonal skills
  •       You have experience with data-driven decision making
  •       You’re fluent in Python, have experience with Java and are familiar with tools like k8s, docker
  •       Do you have experience in big data engineering and Machine Learning on a large scale in production? It would be a plus!
  •       Knowledge of CI/CD in Machine Learning is considered a plus too
  •       You have 5+ years of experience in a Machine Learning, AI or Data Science position
  •       You have a master’s degree in AI, Computer Vision, Computer Science or similar
  •       You thrive in a startup/scaleup environment where new ideas are embraced

We offer

Besides being able to develop the next generation of media experiences together with a fantastic group of international colleagues in an entrepreneurial startup environment we offer:

  •       An annual training budget to work on your skills or to use for events
  •       A monthly hackathon during office hours
  •       Every Friday Beer O’clock
  •       Ping pong tournaments
  •       Bootcamp workout sessions
  •       Annual company events
  •       Great coffee and free (healthy) snacks

Of course you can also count on a competitive salary, travel cost expenses, 25 vacation days, flexible working hours, remote working options and a laptop/desktop of your choice.


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