Senior Software Developer: Artificial Intelligence

Full Time Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in Public Entities
  • Post Date: Jun 23, 2022
  • Apply Before : Jul 5, 2022
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Job Details

  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry public-service
  • Centre Pretoria
  • Where to submit application

Job Description

Key responsibilities: Develop innovative solutions in AI and remain well-versed in new technologies in the evolving AI space; Supervise/mentor junior staff in the area(s) of expertise; Generate and contribute towards science engineering and technology (SET) activity outputs e.g., reports, guidelines, system requirements, peer-reviewed publications, and technology and software packages; Understand and interpret client requirements by contributing to user requirement analysis and/or well-articulated proposals; Remain current in field of expertise with respect to new approaches in tools, methods or technologies; Participate in external task teams or committees in relevant domains; Qualifications, skills and experience: A Bachelor’s degree in computer science/engineering, electrical/electronic engineering, information technology or related field with at least five years’ experience in Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning and software development in Artificial Intelligence Technologies; An Honours or Master’s degree will be advantageous; Experience in the following: Applied machine-learning with regression, classification, etc. models for supervised learning; Big-data unsupervised learning; Data platform engineering; Demonstrated experience in bringing theoretical machine-learning approaches illustrated in academia research papers to actual implementations, i.e. implemented and deployed into large-scale production system certain advanced ML and applied ML algorithms; Cloud-based platforms: AWS, IBM Cloud, Azure; Proficiency and experience building AI models with a deep learning framework such as TensorFlow, Keras or Theano; Ability to select hardware to run an ML model with the required latency; Exposure to Project Management; Understanding of transforming/implementing software/algorithms for use in real-life systems would be advantageous; Knowledge of programming in modern object orientated languages, with Open-Source development tools and platforms; Ability to demonstrate Object-orientated software engineering skills; Strong quantitative skills (mathematics/statistics/computer science); Demonstrated ability to supervise/mentor/develop junior staff; Demonstrated skills in: analytical thinking, flexibility and adaptability, investigative orientation, planning and organising, problem solving, verbal and written communication, teamwork, self-management (planning, prioritising and time management – includes the ability to work independently), systems level thinking, multi-disciplinary knowledge. All international qualifications require an evaluation report / certificate issued by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

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