Researcher / Researcher in software engineering for machine learning

  • SUPSI
  • Lugano, Ticino, Switzerland
  • 27/01/2024
Full time Data Science Machine Learning Business Intelligence Software Engineering

Job Description

January 19, 2024
Expiry: 11 February 2024
The University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Italian Switzerland is offering a competition for a position as a Researcher with a specialization in software engineering for machine learning at the Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence Studies (IDSIA) of the Department of Innovative Technologies (DTI) based in Lugano. Occupancy level: 100%. Entry into service: 1 March 2024 or date to be agreed.
Activity
  • Supports other researchers in the development and implementation of applied and basic research projects.
  • Implement innovative Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning algorithms.
  • Analyzes data and produces reports using Data science techniques and methodologies.
  • Install and manage distributed computing environments.
Requirements
Necessary
  • Master's in data science, computer science, or similar, or equivalent work experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of programming and scripting languages ​​such as Python, Java, C++, R and Bash.
  • Knowledge of containerization and distributed computing technologies.
  • Excellent knowledge of machine learning and data science methods and algorithms.
  • Knowledge of microservices and web services architectures.
  • Ability to work both in groups and independently.
  • Good organizational and problem solving skills.
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English and Italian.
Preferential
  • In-depth knowledge of machine learning and data processing libraries such as Numpy, Pandas, Apache Spark, PyTorch, etc.
  • Knowledge of DevOps, MLOps and software engineering methodologies.
  • Experience with modern methods of NLP, Bioinformatics, Federated Learning or others.
  • Knowledge of a second national language.
  • Experience with modern NLP methods.
We offer
  • Stimulating work in a young and dynamic research team, constantly active in national and European research projects.
  • The possibility of actively contributing to the development of the institute's applied research activities.
  • The opportunity to increase your skills within advanced industrial paradigms.
  • A fixed-term contract lasting 3 years with the possibility of renewal.
  • A salary in line with Swiss standards and the candidate's experience.
Application information
The requirements for this function are published in the "SUPSI Internal Directives" and in the "SUPSI Staff Regulations" available on the "Official Documents" page.
Documents to attach to the application:
  • Motivation letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Diploma
  • Work certificates
  • Copy of identity document
  • Criminal record extract valid for six months.
Only applications submitted by 11 February 2024
will be taken into consideration . Incomplete applications, sent to other addresses or after the established deadline will not be accepted.