Machine Learning Scientist

| Greater Boston Area

Description

At PathAI, we're applying machine learning techniques in amazing ways. We develop solutions in pathology that are modernizing healthcare, including detecting cancer and other diseases. We're applying our work to drug development, the clinical space, and as a global health initiative. Our team has some unique and important machine learning challenges to solve; we are focused on advancing medicine and improving patient care.

We're looking for experienced machine learning scientists to join our team and help solve some of these challenges. If you're the right candidate, your day-to-day will look like:

  • Understand PathAI’s products and services and introduce technology innovations with respect to functionality, performance, reliability, and scalability.
  • Design, develop and maintain the machine learning infrastructure that powers PathAI
  • Research and development of novel machine learning algorithms for the product platform
  • Research and development of machine learning algorithms to expand product capabilities
  • Participate in building new experiences, improve existing products, ensure quality assurance test designs and contribute to test systems architecture discussions

You will have the opportunity to work in a company culture that puts employees first, is relaxed but focused and hard-working. Every PathAI employee is a contributor to our mission to pioneer better patient care by providing the best, most innovative deep learning tools to biotech, pathologists, clinicians and healthcare organizations. You will work alongside and with leading innovators in the field of deep learning AI and medicine and you will play a critical role in algorithm development.

Requirements 

To be successful in this role with us, you'll at least need:

  • PhD in Computer Science or related field required, preferably with a focus on artificial intelligence
  • At least two to four years of relevant work experience
  • Artificial intelligence software development experience using Python
  • Publications or research in fields related to artificial intelligence
  • Intellectual curiosity and the ability to learn quickly in a complex space

Benefits

For the right candidate, we'll offer a competitive salary plus equity. We have a strong benefits package, including heavily-subsidized health, dental, and vision insurance plans to keep you in peak shape. It's rounded out by:

  • Flexible work hours
  • Three weeks of paid leave per year, plus holidays and extended leave
  • Convertible sit-stand desks
  • Your choice of computer equipment
  • Free lunch on Fridays
  • Snacks and drinks in the office – which currently include a mountain of Milano cookies and cold brew coffee and green tea on tap.

Most importantly, you'll be doing important work with a team of people you'll enjoy spending the day with.

PathAI is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace that is free of harassment and discrimination. We base our employment decisions on business needs, job requirements, and qualifications — that's all. We do not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, health, personal beliefs, age, family or parental status, or any other status. We don't tolerate any kind of discrimination or bias, and we are looking for teammates who feel the same way.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • VueJSLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

We're right in Fenway - there are two T stations nearby, plenty of restaurants & gyms, and tons of cute dogs.

An Insider's view of PathAI

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

We’re really flexible - there are no on-call shifts, and you can work from home when you need to. A lot of my colleagues have young children and they can be there for their family. We all work hard, but the work is task-oriented and day-to-day workload is actually realistic.

Sarah

Senior Product Designer

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

Automating and auto-scaling a generalized machine learning workflow that takes pathologists from a slide medical image to a clinical prediction

Mariel

Platform Engineer

What makes someone successful on your team?

Someone who is willing to roll up their sleeves and do what it takes to get the job done will do well here! Since we're a small startup, we all wear multiple hats, so a willingness to adapt, be flexible, and learn from one another is really important.

Diana

Product Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We hire smart people to solve hard problems early on, and just let them do their thing.

Jackson

VP-Product & Engineering

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

We’re using computer vision to increase the speed and accuracy of cancer diagnosis, making personalized medicine accessible to more patients and ultimately improving treatment outcomes.

Cam

Front-end Engineer

What are PathAI Perks + Benefits

PathAI Benefits Overview

PathAI offers a standard benefits package (health insurance, 401k, stock options) in addition to some fun perks, listed below!

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
PathAI covers 85% of the premium for individuals and 75% for families
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
We don't offer a 401(k) match yet because we're still in Series A funding round. We'll be rolling it out soon, though!
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
All employees receive a free membership to care.com to help with childcare needs
Flexible Work Schedule
PathAI employees make their own schedule (with their manager's approval)
Remote Work Program
We are very remote-friendly
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
We do three weeks PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Not on tap, but in the fridge. We have green tea, iced coffee, and kombucha on tap, though!
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
We have season tickets for the Red Sox!!
Game Room
Our game room has a PS4!
Stocked Kitchen
Fruit snacks, milano cookies, seaweed snacks, fresh fruit, pop tarts, cereal, kind bars, etc. You can also request any specific snacks you would like on hand by asking our front desk associate
Some Meals Provided
We do a catered lunch for the entire company every Friday
Happy Hours
Whiskey Wednesday!!!
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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