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At Align Technology, we believe a great smile can transform a person's life, so we create technology that gives people the confidence to take on whatever's next. We revolutionized the orthodontic industry with the introduction of the Invisalign system, and we have never lost sight of that spirit of innovation. Our teams are constantly pushing the boundaries of what's possible.
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About this opportunity
Align is looking for a talented Senior Machine Learning Scientist to join our team in Morrisville, NC. Align has made a significant investment in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning in the creation of our invisible aligner treatment (Invisalign) and continues to invest and grow globally. Align leverages a variety of machine learning techniques including neural networks, 2D image and 3D geometry processing and classical feature-based approaches to enhance doctors' and patients' experiences. An example of some of our work can be found in our mobile consumer application for smile simulation https://www.invisalign.com/get-started/invisalign-smileview?v=1#start%20) ">(https://www.invisalign.com/get-started/invisalign-smileview?v=1#start )
In this role, you will
Use machine learning to solve complex, multidisciplinary challenges in applied research and turn technology know-how into execution in a dynamic business environment
Develop algorithms and models in collaboration with business partners, product managers, and software engineers to solve key business initiatives
Design and implement machine learning techniques to improve treatment planning, customer engagement, and device manufacturing based on historical data
Collaborate effectively with other data science teams globally to ensure technology re-use and transfer of new capabilities to drive innovation
Quickly learn and assimilate new business processes, ideas and concepts to formulate conclusions and deliver results.
Identify features and data needed for machine learning solutions.
Help to deliver a vision for our product evolution using machine learning
Stay current on the emerging directions in AI-technologies and support the development of the Global AI roadmap
Stay current on specific AI-technologies and apply them in an appropriate manner to applicable projects
Escalate or delegate issues to appropriate levels based on your experience and span of control
Document and transfer technology to product groups across the company
In this role, you'll need
Ph.D. in computer science, statistics, machine learning, statistical data modeling or other STEM-related field or equivalent years of experience
8+ years of experience in a rapid prototyping environment such as R, Python or Matlab, or in C / C++
8+ years of machine learning research practice in a corporate environment
Proficiency in one or more machine learning frameworks (e.g., Keras, TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc.)
A "can do" proactive attitude, high energy, and creativity
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
Strong interpersonal, oral, written, and visual communication skills, with ability to present findings concisely and effectively
The ability to set your own technical direction within the context of achieving a project-based goal
The ability to excel in dynamic, fast-paced environment
Nice to Have:
Proven ability to translate insights into business recommendations
Strong background in computer vision, geographical image processing, probability theory, or medical applications
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