Research Scientist, Machine Learning and Cognitive Intelligence
Ernst & Young OM
Toronto, ON
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Research in machine intelligence has already impacted user-facing services across many of our clients. EY’s Automation and Machine Intelligence team is actively pursuing the next generation of intelligent systems for cross-functional applications with our clients. To achieve this, we’re working on projects that utilize the latest techniques in Machine Learning (including Deep Learning approaches) and Natural Language understanding (Processing and Generation).

Globally, we’ve already been joined by some of the best minds – including Dr. Nigel Duffy - and we’re looking for talented Research Scientists that have applied experience in the fields of Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing and Machine Intelligence to join our team.

We are a multi-disciplinary team at EY. Engineers, business professionals, and leading industry professionals work closely with each other to discover, invent, and build solutions working with some of the biggest companies in the world. Ideas may also come from internal projects (e.g., EY Labs) as well as from collaborations with research programs at partner universities and technical institutes all over the world. EY is a Gold partner of the Vector Institute in Toronto, a leader in the transformative field of artificial intelligence, excelling in machine and deep learning. From creating experiments and prototyping implementations to designing new architectures, Research Scientists and Advisory Consultants work on challenges in machine perception, data mining, machine learning, and natural language understanding. You stay connected to your research roots as an active contributor to the wider research community by partnering with universities and publishing papers.

Participate in cutting edge research in machine intelligence and machine learning applications
Develop solutions for real world, large scale problems
Establish scalable, efficient, automated processes for large scale data analyses, neural networks, model validation, and model implementation
Use machine learning, data mining and statistical techniques to create new scalable and predictive models in the biomedical field
Research and implement novel machine learning & statistical models/approaches across multiple industries working with cross-functional business teams

Masters/PhD in Computer Science, related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
Experience in Natural Language Understanding, Computer Vision, Machine Learning, Algorithmic Foundations of Optimization, Data Mining or Machine Intelligence (Artificial Intelligence)
Programming experience in one or more of the following: C, C++, Python
Contribution to research communities and/or efforts, including publishing papers at conferences such as NIPS, ICML, ACL, CVPR, etc.
Preferred qualifications

Relevant work experience, including full time industry experience or as a researcher in a lab
Strong publication record
Ability to design and execute on research agenda.

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.