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BBP - Application Developers in Machine/Deep Learning

EPFL - Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

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BBP - Application Developers in Machine/Deep Learning

BBP - Application Developers in Machine/Deep Learning

The EPFL Blue Brain Project (BBP), situated on the Campus Biotech in Geneva, Switzerland, applies advanced neuroinformatics, data analytics, high-performance computing and simulation-based approaches to the challenge of understanding the structure and function of the mammalian brain in health and disease. The BBP provides the community with regular releases of data, models and tools to accelerate neuroscience discovery and clinical translation through open science and global collaboration.

Application Developers in Machine/Deep Learning

To strengthen its Machine/Deep Learning team.


Major duties and responsibilities:

  • Contribute to the development of Machine/Deep Learning applications using state art machine learning frameworks to automate and speed up parts of the Blue Brain scientific and engineering workflows
  • Technical survey of Machine/Deep learning algorithms and technology


Essential skills and experience required:

  • Professional experience in developing Machine/Deep Learning applications, including CNN/RNN networks
  • Professional experience in using Deep Learning frameworks such as TensorFlow, Caffe, Torch, … to build machine learning applications
  • Professional experience in developing code in Python  
  • Professional experience in software development life-cycle including unit testing, continuous integration, version control, debugging and documentation
  • Professional experience using UNIX/Linux operating systems
  • Good team player and fluent English in speech and writing



  • Professional experience in C/C++ code development
  • Notion and interest in computational neuroscience and biology



  • Master’s degree in computer science and/or scientific computing and/or applied mathematics with at least 2-years of professional experience in machine/deep learning
  • Quality-driven work ethics
  • Successful development track record in designing, developing and maintaining software projects


What we offer:

  • An internationally visible and rising project in simulation-based research
  • A young, dynamic, inter-disciplinary, and international working environment                          


Start date: Immediately Deadline for application: Until position is filled

Activity rate: 100%; Duration of contract: 1 year, renewable

Reference: Application Developers in Machine/Deep Learning


Applicants should submit a cover letter and a detailed CV in PDF format only, with file name “Surname_positon applied_Cover letter” and “Surname_positon applied_CV” electronically to jobs.bbp@epfl.ch. Please use the position title in the “object” field.


BBP - 28.04.2017