Project manager - Machine Learning engineering

Owkin is hiring!

About

Owkin is a French-American startup that uses AI and machine learning to augment medical and biology research. Its proprietary platform, Owkin Socrates, uses machine learning technology to integrate biomedical images, genomics and clinical data to discover biomarkers and mechanisms associated with diseases and treatment outcomes. The company develops scientific collaborations with top-tier medical institutions and partners with leading pharmaceutical companies. Owkin has developed a state-of-the-art federated learning technology in healthcare to overcome the sharing problems associated with medical data, building collective intelligence from distributed data at scale while preserving privacy and security.

Our data scientists are among the best in the world, with several Kaggle Masters, DREAM Challenge top performers, and publications in ICML, NIPS and other top scientific journals. Owkin has raised a total of 18.1M$ with funds including Google Ventures and Otium capital. To build this vision, Owkin is growing rapidly, with offices located in the USA, France, UK and Switzerland. We have free drinks and fruits, nerf guns, foosball and other goodies essential to the smooth running of a startup!

What you will do

OWKIN

At OWKIN, we are dedicated to advancing the state-of-the-art in machine learning for medical research. From finding the next cancer-fighting molecule to tracking tumors, machine learning is an essential tool for pharmacologists, pathologists and many other medical practitioners and researchers. Our team is international, multidisciplinary with incredible talent in machine learning, medicine and business. Our data scientists are among the best in the world, with several Kaggle Masters, DREAM Challenge top performers, and publications in ICML, NIPS and other top scientific journals.

Owkin has raised a total of 18.1M$ with funds including Google Ventures and Otium capital, has offices in Paris, New-York, London and Nantes and is now looking for new talents.

OWKIN’s proprietary platform, OWKIN Socrates, uses machine learning technology to integrate biomedical images, genomics and clinical data to discover biomarkers and mechanisms associated with diseases and treatment outcomes. OWKIN builds scientific collaborations with top-tier medical institutions and partners with leading pharmaceutical companies. OWKIN also develops state-of-the-art federated learning technologies in healthcare to overcome the need to share sensitive medical data, building collective intelligence from distributed data at scale, preserving privacy and security.

ROLE

As a project manager for the machine learning engineering group, you will overview the whole development process of the Machine Learning Engineering team of Owkin.
At this position, you will:

  • Work with engineers in organizing, specifying and designing their Machine Learning models implementations
  • Help organize the development process: Optimize the CI/CD, manage versions and releases, overview the code vitality (tests, documentation, architecture)

Your work problematics will be related to:

  • Software engineering: code architecture, optimisation, modularity etc.
  • Machine Learning: frameworks (Tensorflow, Pytorch), cross-validation, metrics, data processing and visualisation.
  • HPC/ML environments: Computations distribution , GPU computing, Performances in distributed environments/with big amounts of data.

What we are looking for

REQUIREMENTS

  • MS or BS with 3+ years of industry experience.
  • Expertise of software engineering practices: Algorithms, System architecture, OOP etc.
  • Experience with the Python language
  • Expertise in production environments: Documentation / Specification, Unit tests, Deployment, CI/CD.
  • Knowledge of agile methodologies : SCRUM, TDD etc.
  • Knowledge of machine learning fundamentals, from linear models to convolutional networks.
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning and Deep Learning frameworks (Tensorflow, PyTorch, etc.)
  • Experience in Linux/Unix-like environments
  • Authorization to work legally in France

PLUSES

  • 2+ years of industry experience with a MS or 5+ years with a BS.
  • Participation in data science projects.
  • Knowledge of applied mathematics concepts (signal & image processing, statistics, etc…)
  • Knowledge of infrastructure/devops problematics: Cloud computing, Containers and Orchestrators, Deployment, Job schedulers etc.;
  • .. applied in the Machine Learning context: GPUs, data management, code optimization
  • SCRUM master certification
  • Will to participate in the actual development; review PRs
  • Capacity to use the CI/CD infrastructure, to use/develop toolkits to help automate the development process.

YOU…

  • ...enjoy working in a small, passionate team where your contributions will have a direct impact in the healthcare industry.
  • ...value process, standards, communication, and code quality.
  • ...want to work with and help build never-before-seen technologies.
  • ...want to learn and improve your skills in the world of Machine Learning engineering

Additional Information

  • Contract type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75003)