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Staff Machine Learning Engineer

Path Robotics

Path Robotics

Software Engineering
Columbus, OH, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 17, 2023

Build the Path Forward

At Path Robotics, we’re attacking a trillion-dollar opportunity - doing things that have never been done before to support an industry hurting from a lack of skilled labor. Big, hard problems are what Path tackles every day, and our people are our greatest asset. Our intelligent, hardworking team does the impossible daily yet remains incredibly kind, humble, and supportive of one another.

We are seeking an exceptional individual to assume a pivotal role in bridging the domains of welding science and artificial intelligence. As a Staff Machine Learning Research Scientist, you will leverage your expertise in machine learning, generative AI, and multi-modal models to drive innovation in solving some of the most intricate challenges in our field. Collaborating closely with our outstanding data science, weld science, and software engineering teams, you will be instrumental in developing groundbreaking AI-driven robotic welding methods.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead R&D initiatives aimed at addressing challenges related to welding's material physics and its application in manufacturing.
  • Design and execute experiments to evaluate the efficacy of machine learning systems, encompassing processes, parameters, algorithms, and equipment.
  • Stay at the forefront of machine learning research, tools, and techniques, applying them to advance Path's mission.
  • Chart the technical course for ML/AI-based projects from inception to deployment.
  • Foster cross-functional collaboration within the Engineering organization, ensuring the integration and application of ML/AI methodologies.
  • Contribute to the development of software tools, applications, and algorithms that facilitate welding data acquisition, analysis, and automation.
  • Amplify your impact by mentoring colleagues and junior engineers.
  • Provide valuable technical guidance, mentorship, and thought leadership.

Who You Are

  • PhD or MS in machine learning, artificial intelligence, or equivalent practical experience/education.
  • Over 5 years of research experience dedicated to pioneering novel machine learning algorithms.
  • More than 3 years of industry exposure to designing, developing, and deploying real-world deep neural network models.
  • Enthusiastic about joining an early-stage venture-backed company, recognizing the immediate and direct influence your work will have.
  • Demonstrated ownership, dedication, and enthusiasm for overcoming challenges.
  • Deep passion for your work and a collaborative work style.

Who We Are

At Path Robotics we love coming to work to solve interesting and tough challenges but also because our ideas are welcomed and valued. We encourage unique thinking and are dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Why You'll Love It Here

  • Free lunch every day
  • Flexible PTO
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • 6 weeks 100% paid parental leave plus an additional 6-8 weeks maternity leave for the mother
    birthing parent (12-14 weeks total)
  • 401K through Empower
  • Paid Referral Bonus

Job Type: Full-time