Machine Learning Researcher

Washington, D.C. /
Product Development /
Full-time
A World-Changing Company

At Palantir, we’re passionate about building software that solves problems. We partner with the most important institutions in the world to transform how they use data and technology. Our software has been used to stop terrorist attacks, discover new medicines, gain an edge in global financial markets, and more. If these types of projects excite you, we'd love for you to join us.

The Role

We are looking for someone that is passionate about computer vision and deep learning, someone that likes to push the boundaries of what is possible, and want to solve hard problems on top of unique datasets. You will be responsible for implementing, customizing, and inventing computer vision deep learning techniques for some of the most challenging datasets. In this role, you will have the opportunity to get exposed to real customer problems early on in the process and to help formulate, and drive novel deep learning solutions from the ground up.

The Machine Learning team develops state of the art machine learning techniques to address immediate customer needs and to ensure Palantir’s platforms offer unparalleled machine learning capabilities.

Core Responsibilities

    • Read, present and implement research papers in the area of Computer Vision and Deep Learning
    • Modify and/or invent state of the art techniques in object detection and tracking, segmentation, landcover classification to optimize performance on unique datasets
    • Work closely with engineering teams to push innovative learning models to production
    • Propose and implement new ideas/directions in CV/Deep Learning that can effectively solve customer problems

Technologies We Use

    • Python
    • Pytorch
    • ONNX
    • Dockers
    • Spark

What We Value

    • Background in Computer Vision Deep Learning
    • Proficiency with any of the major Deep Learning frameworks
    • MS in Computer Science or related fields, or a PhD degree
    • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
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