Chief Scientist - AI

Research Palo Alto, California


Job description

Title: Chief Scientist - AI

Location: San Francisco Bay Area - Palo Alto, California

Who We Are

Cheetah Mobile (NYSE: CMCM) is a leading, profitable global mobile internet company founded and based in Beijing, China. We also have built our dual HQ in Palo Alto, California. We aim to provide the best apps for mobile users worldwide, while building a leading global mobile ad platform for advertisers. Our mission is to Make the World Smarter.

Our mission critical applications, including Clean Master, CM Security, Battery Doctor and Duba Anti-virus, help make the internet and mobile experience speedier, simpler, and safer for users worldwide. We have 600+ million global mobile monthly active users, and we’re continuing to grow! We also provide multiple user traffic entry points and global content promotional channels capable of delivering targeted content to hundreds of millions of users.

We invest in the latest technologies and trends, such as robotics, artificial intelligence, and data-driven content strategies.

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What will you be doing…

Cheetah Mobile is looking for a Chief Scientist in AI to lead Cheetah Research Lab in Palo Alto. We are committed to advancing the field of artificial intelligence by building technologies to help our users create a deeper connection with the world around us. We’re looking for talented individuals interested in: deep learning, natural language processing (NLP), machine translation, video analysis, computer vision, computational statistics, speech, images, and applied mathematics.

  • Responsible for the development strategy, technical path, and key technology direction

  • Lead research in advanced Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Deep Learning, majorly focusing on the long-term research topics

  • Build up and lead a team of machine learning scientists evolving distinctive practices

  • Publication, presentation, and contribution as a thought leader in the field of machine learning and AI

What we are looking for:

  • Ph.D. in Machine Learning or related fields from a highly reputable institution

  • 8+ years of hands-on research experience in Deep Learning and related fields, industrial experience required

  • Highly cited publications in relevant fields

  • Deep insight in machine learning and deep learning

  • Extensive experience in natural language process (NLP), Machine translation, and/or video analysis

  • Experience with Caffe/TensorFlow/Torch or similar deep learning frameworks

  • Programming experience with R/Scala/C++/Python, or other related programming languages

  • Strong passion in technology and willingness to make an impact

What's in it for you?

  • Opportunity build up and lead a world class team in AI

  • Work in a start-up environment with a profitable company

  • Free lunches daily

  • Excellent benefits

  • Monthly team building events

  • International travel opportunities

  • 401(K) with match

  • 12 weeks of fully paid maternity / 6 weeks for paternity leave

It is the policy of Cheetah Mobile to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Cheetah Mobile will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.