Full-Time

Applied Research Scientist

Confirmed live in the last 24 hours

Descript

Descript

51-200 employees

AI-powered video and podcast editing platform

AI & Machine Learning
Data & Analytics

Senior

Montreal, QC, Canada + 1 more

Required Skills
Tensorflow
Data Structures & Algorithms
Pytorch
REST APIs
Requirements
  • Proven experience in designing and implementing deep learning algorithms.
  • PhD or Master’s degree specialized in Deep Learning or equivalent experience.
  • Track record of developing new ideas in machine learning, as demonstrated by one or more first author publications or projects.
  • Good programming skills and experience with deep learning frameworks.
  • Ability to generate more ideas than you can implement.
  • Implementing a given idea is easy and efficient. Once the experiment set up is established, you’re able to implement many ideas per day, evaluate them, and organize your time to be productive and efficient.
  • You wish you had more GPUs to run all the experiments that you wanted!
  • You know Pytorch/Tensorflow inside-out
  • Lead author of an accepted publication in one of the top conferences: ICLR, ICML, NeurIPS, ICASSP, ICCV, CVPR, InterSpeech, etc.
  • Played a key role in shipping a feature in production which uses deep learning as a key component.
Responsibilities
  • Oversee research process implementation, from problem definition all the way to running and analyzing concrete research experiments.
  • Collaborate and communicate clearly and efficiently with the rest of the team about the status, results, and challenges of your current tasks.
  • Contribute to designing the research roadmap of the company
  • Train and mentor other members of the team.
  • Own the research function of specific product features.

Descript provides an all-in-one video and podcast editing platform with AI-powered features, including GPT-4, multitrack audio editing, screen recording, and transcription. The platform aims to streamline the editing process and make video a fundamental tool for communication.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$100.1M

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Founded

2017

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

6%

1 year growth

20%

2 year growth

64%

Benefits

Healthcare package

Catered lunches

Unlimited vacation time

Remote work option