Metz, France

Machine Learning Engineer

Imagine a world where you have an adapted personal assistant who can respond to you as a human would. Vivoka is a French global leader in AI voice technologies founded in 2015. Thanks to its VDK (Voice Development Kit), Vivoka has become a major player in voice recognition. Vivoka’s powerful technology allows any company and developer to configure an embedded voice assistant, consisting of one or more voice technologies in a single day. Vivoka has won several innovation awards and has established leading partnerships with major players in the voice market.

With a team of 30 employees, including a top-notch R&D unit, Vivoka today has a portfolio of about 100 customers from all major industries and is pursuing its goal of bringing people closer to technology through voice.

Your mission

As part of the R&D team, you will benchmark, develop, integrate and deploy our future embedded ML technologies for the speech and natural language processing applications.
  • You will work as part of a passionate and collaborative R&D team specialized in embedded ML technologies.
  • You will have the opportunity to publish scientific papers and contribute to international patents.
  • You will attend world renowned conferences.
  • You will participate in all aspects of projects including proposing ideas, data collection/analysis, literature review, prototyping and development.
  • You will have to present your work to the company in a vulgarized way.

Required skills

  • You hold a Master/Engineer degree or PhD in Machine Learning with interest in R&D.
  • You keep yourself up-to-date with the recent methods and techniques in applied deep learning and machine learning.
  • You are comfortable with reading scientific research papers as well as discussing and implementing them.
  • You have expertise with Machine Learning frameworks such as PyTorch and TensorFlow.
  • You have excellent skills in at least Python or C++.
  • You’ve already created production-ready complex models.
  • You may have experience with research or development for embedded/edge devices.
  • You have good analytical and synthetical skills.
  • You are independent in your work.You are capable of vulgarizing complex topics and presenting them to a team.
  • You have good communication skills in English (French is not mandatory).

Job’s benefits

  • Our team is small but powerful, meaning you get to quickly earn responsibilities over core features and/or processes.
  • Meanwhile, our technical environment has plenty of interesting avenues, ranging from embedded development to AI or even NLP and machine learning. Your thirst for curiosity won’t ever be quenched here.
  • We like to break the mold sometimes. From spontaneous events to major outside meet-ups each quarter, we won’t let you simmer down for too long 😉

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