USCâs Information Sciences Institute (ISI), a unit of the universityâs Viterbi School of Engineering, is a world leader in the research and development of advanced artificial intelligence, information processing, computing, cybersecurity, and communications technologies. ISIâs 400 faculty, professional staff and graduate students carry out extraordinary information sciences research at three distinct locations - Marina Del Rey, CA; Arlington, VA; and Waltham, MA.
*This position is located in Marina del Rey, CA.*
Information Sciences Institute (ISI) seeks a Research Programmer I for their Artificial Intelligence Division.
This is a one-year, fixed-term position.
Develops and/or adapts computer systems which are complex and very large in scope. Interfaces with researchers to identify and determine requirements. Conducts detailed systems analysis to define system scope and objectives and implementation approach. Utilizes creativity and innovation to solve conceptual programming problems raised by cutting edge research
Participates in research projects. Contributes to research designs, develops prototype implementations, and participates in the preparation of papers describing the research.
Designs, codes, tests, debugs, installs, documents and maintains complex programs.
Assists with developing system definition and architecture. Proposes and evaluates alternative approaches. Prepares general and/or detailed specifications for complex programming systems.
Develops test data, revisions and routines required for program check-out and revision. Ensures procedures are thoroughly tested before release. Writes reports of test results. Detects, defines and debugs programs whenever problems arise.
Prepares system and programming documentation for users and other programmers in accordance with internal and external standards. Trains users and programmers as required.
Masterâs degree in computer science or closely related field
Experience with processing multilingual text data and training neural machine translation systems
Experience developing with Tensorflow, Pytorch, Keras
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.
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