AI Research Engineer

Istanbul
AI /
Full-Time /
Hybrid
ABOUT CODEWAY
 
Codeway was founded in 2020 with a vision of turning strong ideas into sector-leading mobile products. 
 
Today, Codeway is a thriving tech company with multiple sector-leading apps, and is home to 190+ bright & curious minds in Istanbul, Turkey. 
 
We create mobile applications that millions of users love. We curate bold ideas and transform them into fast-growing products - from concept, through development, up to global market expansion. Our products have reached over 150 million users across 160 countries in six continents- and we’re just getting started. 
 
If you’re passionate about mobile apps and want to be part of a long-term project, join us and let's build the future together.
 
 
POSITION
 
Bring your passion for AI and take Codeway as your play-ground. You’ll get all the support to improve your skills and build the best AI products the mobile industry has ever seen. Your work will immediately impact millions, practically!
 
You’ll join a passionate team of individuals who are on a mission to shape the future of AI-powered products. The vision is to become an R&D center in the near future and steer the world’s direction in the field. You’ll deep dive into cutting-edge technologies, work with the best researchers in the field, and help build better products.
 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING

·      Design and build scalable deep learning models that power our products.
·      Determine research goals and formalize possible AI research directions informed by our use cases.
·      Work with other teams to define roadmaps and model requirements.
·      Foster a fantastic atmosphere within your team, creating an environment that boosts flexibility, innovation, and cooperation.

 
WHAT YOU’LL BRING
 
·      Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering or Natural Sciences
·      Programming experience in Python and hands-on experience with frameworks such as PyTorch and HuggingFace.
·      Research experience in machine learning, deep learning, and/or natural language processing.
·      Experience with developing machine learning models at scale from inception to business impact is a huge plus.
·      Direct experience with generative AI research is a huge plus.
 
 
ANYTHING ELSE?

·      Passion. Passion for technology and AI. Simple enough.
·      Analytical approach. You're a fast learner who can independently explore and grasp new concepts. You can solve unexpected problems with your endless creativity. You can do all these individually.
·      Scientific approach. You follow and understand scientific research papers and develop state-of-the-art algorithms.
·      Good communication. Crystal clear communication skills.
·      Proficiency in English. You read, write, and speak without any trouble in English.
·      Cool vibe. You’re open to constructive criticism and feedback. You’re ready to improve yourself accordingly.
·      Take the wheel. You’re ready to get your hands dirty. You’re hard-working, you refuse to give up until achieving what you want to get. You’re result-driven and always aim for excellence in the work you do.
·      Ownership. We want you to be ready to own every aspect of your project. You won’t be a newcomer here; you’ll own your thing.


WHAT IN IT FOR YOU?

·       Great Place to Work - As our top team member, you'll be a part of a fast-growing startup and have the privilege to enjoy our accredited “BEST WORKPLACES” environment, ranked first among all workplaces.
·       A Competitive Compensation Package. Long story short, we take care of you.
·       Quarterly Compensation Adjustment Program. Codeway operates globally. So, it is our responsibility to make sure that your global purchasing power stays the same, or only goes up.
·       A meal compensation that is actually enough for a decent & nutritious lunch, we’re not following the industry standard.
·       Full Health Benefits. To keep you away from all the trouble, we provide unlimited private health insurance and cover the HPV vaccine.
·       Cool tech stack. A brand new Macbook, iPhone 13, magic mouse, magic keyboard; an adjustable desk with a 4K screen and any other gadget you may need in your job.
·       Sport activities support. We care about your physical wellbeing and support your gym membership.
·       Learning never ends! Training budget to help you grow in your role, gain new skills, and learn new things!
·       Udemy Free Pass. An unlimited Udemy subscription.
·       Flexible schedule & unlimited vacations. This isn’t a “clock in, clock out” company. We care about your productivity, not tracking every minute you’re on site. It’s up to you to always be responsible with your work, no matter where you are or what schedule you’re keeping.
·       English course support. Be more global and perform best at your work.
·       Feel better. We are pleased to offer free psychological counseling services through our corporate partnership with Meditopia.
·       A Top-Notch Office. Located at the heart of Istanbul, right next to Levent Metro Station at Ferko Signature.
·       Unlimited coffee & soft drinks at Codebucks. Yes, you’ve heard it right: We love coffee so much that we’ve built our own coffee shop inside our office.
·       Free breakfast. At Codebucks - every morning at 9:30 AM.
·       No Dress Code. Dress as you like.
·       Happy hours every Friday: Every. Single. Friday. When it’s 5 PM: Screens off, party on! (Check out Codeway on Instagram)
·       Dream Team. Average Codeway member is young, talented, and passionate - which makes our working environment extremely dynamic. Need proof? Take a look at our Instagram.
·       Gaming area. Whenever you need to take a break from hard work and relax with your favorite games, our PS5 corner will be waiting for you.
·       Software support. Subscription to any software you might need to perform at your best.
·       Relocation support to Istanbul. We understand how difficult moving can be, especially if you are changing cities. If you’re the talent we’re looking for, we support you in your relocation to Istanbul.


THE RECRUITING PROCESS
 
We are committed to keeping our recruitment process short and transparent. Here’s how it looks like:
 
1. Application: Send us your CV or LinkedIn profile. You can also just write a few words about yourself.
2. Case Study: We might send you a task to solve.
3. Talent & Culture Interview: Let’s talk about your experience & expectations and see what we can achieve together.
4. Technical Interview: You will meet with future team lead to go over the case and your technical capabilities in detail.
5. Welcome Aboard! You are now a part of the team.