Data Scientist, Distributed AI Infrastructure in San Jose, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 9/24/2021

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    Direct Hire
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    San Jose, CA
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Job Description

Volt is looking for a Data Scientist, Distributed AI Infrastructure to join our client that is in the forefront of innovation in creating intelligent and interactive machines.  

  • Our client’s perspective on Artificial Intelligence is to build an ecosystem that is user-centric rather than device-centric.  
  • A world where Artificial Intelligence can recommend and perform integrated and seamless functions across all devices and that gets to know you better and better, continuously learning through interactions with you.
  • Our client works on distributed deep learning at scale across hundreds of GPU nodes to accelerate and automate deep learning workflows in a Kubernetes environment, on premises and in the cloud.  
  • Our client specializes in making deep neural networks work best on GPU High Performance Computing clusters; working on scaling, breakthrough performance and record shattering benchmarks. 

The Data Scientist will have: 

  • 5+ years of experience in enterprise software, 2 years of experience in Python
  • A minimum of 2 years of professional experience to develop AI models that can be applied in solving business problems.  
  • The candidate must be capable of researching and developing AI algorithms to process and interpret structured and non-structured data.  
  • Ability to communicate with non-technical audiences to elicit requirements and summarize findings is required.  
  • This role is 80% coding and 20% research. 


  • Survey and research state of the art AI technologies to identify appropriate technical solutions.
  • Come up with fundamental technical ideas in the AI domain and design/conduct experiments to verify them and write them up as technical reports or publications.
  • Write REST based Micro-Services Software in Python interacting with Postgres database.
  • Write and debug Cluster Software with Distributed Tensorflow, Keras or PyTorch Frameworks.
  • Provide expert level knowledge of Distributed Frameworks to team members and customers.
  • Above all, deliver very high-quality code that can be maintained in production. 


  • Strong programming skills in Python
  • Strong mathematics and analytical skills
  • Work experience in deep learning platforms such as PyTorch, Tensorflow, Keras, Scikit-Learn
  • Experience contributing to computer vision or NLP projects
  • MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Vision/ NLP; PHD preferred 

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.