Information Sciences Institute (ISI), a unit of USCâs Viterbi School of Engineering, is a world leader in the research and development of advanced information processing, computing, and communications technologies. ISI operates one of the worldâs largest academic high-performance computing clusters. ISI has three research campuses:Â one in Marina Del Rey, CA; one in Arlington, VA; and one in Waltham, MA.
*This position is located in Marina del Rey, CA.*
The ISI Center On Knowledge Graphs (https://usc-isi-i2.github.io/home/) seeks applicants for a Research Programmer I position to work on cutting-edge research projects that combine knowledge graphs, machine learning and natural language processing.
Successful candidates must have a Master in computer science; they are excellent Python programmers and have experience with toolkits such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras or Scikit-Learn; they have experience working with source control systems such as Github or Gitlab; they have a track record of learning new technologies.
The successful candidate will work in a team of world class researchers, research programmers, Ph.D. and Master students. The successful candidate is expected to be highly creative and a fast learner, and will build complex systems that demonstrate state of the art performance on a variety of research topics using real world data. Most software in the Center On Knowledge Graphs is developed using open source licenses, so the successful candidate will participate and contribute to open source projects.
The University of Southern California values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.
Minimum Education: Master's degree, Combined work experience and education as equivalentMinimum Experience: 1 yearMinimum Field of Expertise: Demonstrated creativity and innovation in solving conceptual programming problems. Competent to work independently on complex programming.
USC’s Viterbi School of Engineering has been one of the economic engines in Southern California and a vital hub in the California economy. The technical innovations and ideas generated by the Viterbi faculty and research community have resulted in countless innovations, many becoming the foundations for new companies, products and services. The thousands of students graduating each year bring new ideas and vitality to companies in California and beyond. With an annual research budget exceeding $205M each year, more than 46 research centers and institutes, more than 180 faculty members, 7,800 students and over 60,000 impassioned alumni world-wide, the Viterbi School is addressing some of the world’s great challenges.