Requisition # 2017-7183 Department Princeton Neuroscience Inst Category Information Technology Date Posted 7 months ago Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time Application Deadline
The Seung Lab at Princeton University specializes in reconstructing the connections between neurons by analyzing electron microscopic brain images. The lab has received major funding from IARPA to reconstruct the connectome of a cubic millimeter of neocortex. This presents new engineering challenges as the volume is 1000x larger than existing reconstructions. This amounts to a petabyte of image data that must be stored and processed through our artificial intelligence (AI) pipeline and reviewed by human effort.
The lab is looking for an Infrastructure Developer experienced in large scale data storage and data processing systems to help scale the lab's existing pipeline for this petabyte challenge. This is a one year term position with the possibility of renewal based on performance and continued funding.
Please submit your application online and also email your CV and a longish C++ code sample directly to Prof. Sebastian Seung firstname.lastname@example.org
Scale machine learning algorithms and data access requirements
Architect storage and application backend systems
Develop and establish API's for new backend systems
Migrate remaining data infrastructure to the cloud
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field; or equivalent education/experience
Master level knowledge of at least one core programming language such as C++, Java, Python
Expert level knowledge of at least 2 other programming languages.
Designed and deployed database solutions and large scale applications
Excellent proficiency in architecting large scale data processing pipelines
In-Depth knowledge of server administration / cloud orchestration
Strong Computer Science fundamentals such as algorithms and data structures
Strong desire to learn new technologies
Articulate and strong communication skills
Machine Learning / Deep Learning
Both AWS and Google Cloud
Front end development experience
Continuous Deployment / integration
The final candidate will be required to complete a background check successfully.
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1 year term position with possibility of renewal based on satisfactory performance and continued funding.
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