Vulcan is hiring a

Sr. Software Engineer - Machine Learning

Seattle, United States

Vulcan Inc. is looking for a  Machine Learning expert, who will help us tackle challenging problems in conservation, climate change, bioinformatics, and artificial intelligence. 

 At Vulcan, you’ll join a top-notch technology team that is dedicated to solving some of the world’s toughest problems. Your analytical and technical skills will make a difference: you will work on projects that are making a real impact on the lives of others.

 Artificial Intelligence/Deep Learning is making a major impact across research and industry, including the largest internet companies and the most exciting startups. This position offers unique opportunity to have a large impact across the philanthropy and emerging technology groups in an agile environment.

The candidate is expected to lead the Artificial Intelligence/Machine/Deep Learning Architecture team to define innovative solutions for philanthropy and emerging technology problems, to extend the state of the art in deep learning performance and efficiency, analyze and prototype key deep learning and data analytics algorithms and applications, understand and analyze the interplay of hardware and software architectures on future algorithms and applications, and collaborate across Vulcan to guide the direction of machine learning working across product, project, and other technology teams.



  • MS or PhD degree in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, or related technical field
  • Strong theoretical and hands-on experience in Machine/Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Computer Vision 
  • Experience with one or more open-source ML/DL Frameworks: e.g. Caffe, TensorFlow, etc
  • Practical experience in using statistics in analyzing and processing data
  • Proven track record of delivering solutions for challenging problems
  • Exceptional and effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Nice to have:
  • Research publications
  • Exceptional project management skills.
  • Partner with stakeholders and clients to ensure business practices and operational support are consistent with company and organizational objectives

    Special remarks regarding work environment, if applicable 
  • Travel estimated to be 10%

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