Acrobatiq by VitalSource is currently recruiting for a Sr. SoftwareEngineer – Machine Learning to join our Pittsburgh team. You would work as part of a highly collaborative, high performing engineering team in a small, open and friendly office. We are Python-based, but we’re always open to using the best technology.
As the Sr. Software Engineer at Acrobatiq, you would have the opportunity to be part of a team responsible for creating, developing and managing advanced, research-based innovations for building company competitive advantages. A primary focus of this group is enhancing our software products with features for helping students learn that are backed by learning science research, including developing efficient natural language processing (NLP) and other machine learning methods for automating these features at large scale.
What We Offer:
An opportunity to be part of dynamic, continually growing company and culture where your contributions make a real difference and new ideas are always welcome.
Smart and dedicated engineering team.
A competitive compensation package with generous benefits.
The best office and culture with talent to match.
Cutting edge digital open source technology stacks and high volume global transactions that have a massive positive impact on students, classrooms, and institutions of higher learning
Main Responsibilities for Success:
Work in a team environment developing solutions for our core products and platforms.
Develop creative and innovative research-based solutions for the next generation of educational learning products.
Provide full application development life cycle service, including research, prototypes, development, and support.
Communicate effectively with team members and other Product Managers and Engineering Staff.
Acrobatiq is a learning optimization platform built from Carnegie Mellon University’s strengths in learning and data science. Acrobatiq’s adaptive learning platform, fast-start content library, and professional services enable partners to rapidly create, deliver, and continuously improve outcomes-based learning experiences that adapt to the needs of each learner. Insights generated from learner data provide educators and institutions with detailed information about which learners need help and in what areas, leading to improved student engagement and academic achievement.
VitalSource is a leading educational technology company and the preferred choice among higher education institutions, faculty, and publishers. VitalSource has delivered compelling digital content to more than 12 million students in 200 countries and territories worldwide, and we have more than 1 million titles available in distribution from more than 1,000 education publishers. For more information about VitalSource, visit www.vitalsource.com. VitalSource is an Ingram Content Group Company.
We would like our talented associate for this role to have at least these minimum skills & experience:
Bachelor’s degree OR directly related year for year experience
6+ years of experience in software development
3 years of experience in machine learning methods, with NLP experience highly desirable
We’ll be excited to hear if you also have the following experience:
Python data science stack, e.g. NumPy, pandas, scikit-learn, Jupyter
Software packages for NLP like NLTK, genism and spaCy
Other supervised and unsupervised machine learning methods
Development of educational software
Experience in an academic or industrial research environment