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Type: Other
Name (ID): AI Engineer en formation (100%) – CDD (OP-20181105-162213)
Supervised by: François Foglia

Description:

Dans le cadre de son programme de master dual en intelligence artificielle, l’Institut met au concours plusieurs postes de

AI Engineer en formation (100%) – CDD

Durant 18 mois, dans le cadre du programme de master dual en intelligence artificielle, les candidates/candidats sélectionnés devront acquérir les connaissances théoriques en AI grâce aux cours en ligne de l’Idiap qui seront disponibles sur la plateforme d’UniDistance. La théorie représente 50% du temps de travail. La personne doit :

  • Suivre la formation théorique et réussir les examens.

Le 50% restant du temps de travail est consacré à l’apprentissage pratique et à la mise en œuvre d’un projet de développement dans les domaines de l’Institut : robotique, traitement de la parole, reconnaissance faciale, traitement de l’image ou du texte, biométrie, etc. En collaboration avec l’équipe de recherche et développement de l’Idiap, l’AI Engineer en formation aura pour principales missions :

  • Déterminer les opportunités de développement en soutien aux chercheurs et pour l’Idiap
  • En accord avec le supérieur et le/les chercheurs concernés, définir un projet de développement et l’implémenter

Nous recherchons des personnes disponibles à plein temps et au bénéfice d’un Bachelor of Sciences en informatique ou équivalent. Les candidates/candidats doivent maîtriser Python ou C++. Les échanges avec de nombreux chercheurs de l’Idiap et les cours se font en anglais, une bonne maîtrise orale et écrite de cette langue est indispensable.

Nous offrons en contrepartie une formation rémunérée, ainsi qu’un environnement de travail particulièrement stimulant, dynamique et multiculturel. Situé à quelques minutes à pied de la gare de Martigny, à proximité des commerces, nous proposons également de nombreuses activités à nos collaborateurs.

Si la formation est réussie, la personne aura également obtenu un Master of Science en intelligence artificielle valant 90 crédits ECTS.

Entrée en fonction : 1er février 2019

Les candidatures accompagnées des documents usuels et d’une lettre de motivation en anglais doivent être uniquement soumises électroniquement via cette plateforme. Les candidatures par courrier postal ou email ne seront pas considérées.

Pour toute question au sujet des postes et du programme, merci de contacter M. Olivier Bornet (olivier.bornet@idiap.ch), responsable de l’équipe de recherche et développement, au 027 721 77 11.




English Version

In the framework of its applied Master in artificial intelligence, the Institute is opening several positions:

AI Engineer in training (100%) – fixed term

During 18 months, the applicants for the applied Master in artificial intelligence will have to learn AI theoretical skills based on Idiap’s online courses available on the Swiss Distance Learning University platform. Theoretical courses represent 50% of the workload. The applicant will have to:

  • Follow the theoretical training and pass the exams.

 

The second half of the work is dedicated to the applied learning through the development of a project linked to one of Idiap’s domains, such as robotics, speech processing, facial recognition, texts or pictures processing, biometry, etc. In collaboration with the Idiap’s R&D team, the candidate will have to:

  • Identify development opportunities to support researchers and Idiap
  • Define and implement a development project, in agreement with the manager and the researcher/s

 

We are looking for people available for a full time position and with a Bachelor of Sciences in Computer Sciences. Mastering of C++ or Python is also mandatory. Idiap’s working language is English and courses will also be in English.

In return, we are offering a paid training, as well as a very dynamic and multicultural working environment. Our Institute is located a few minutes’ walk from the Martigny rail station. We also offer various at work activities to our employees.
Candidates passing the final exams will obtain a 90 ECTS credits Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence.

Starting date: February 1st 2019

Applications must include usual documents and a cover letter in English. Applications can only be submitted online using this platform. Applications per mail or e-mail will not be considered.

For questions about the opening and the training, please contact Olivier Bornet, Head of the R&D team, +41 27 721 77 11, olivier.bornet@idiap.ch


About Idiap:

Idiap is an independent, not-for-profit, research institute recognized and funded by the Swiss Federal Government, the State of Valais, and the City of Martigny.

Idiap offers competitive salaries and conditions at all levels in a young, high-quality, dynamic, and multicultural environment. Idiap is an equal opportunity employer and is actively involved in the "Advancement of Women in Science" European initiative. The Institute seeks to maintain a principle of open competition (on the basis of merit) to appoint the best candidate, provides equal opportunity for all candidates, and equally encourage both genders to apply.

Idiap is located in the town of Martigny in Valais, a scenic region in the south of Switzerland, surrounded by the highest mountains of Europe, and offering exceptional quality of life, exciting recreational activities, including hiking, climbing and skiing, as well as varied cultural activities. It is within close proximity to Lausanne and Geneva. Although Idiap is located in the French part of Switzerland, English is the official working language. Free French lessons are also provided on a complimentary basis.

For frequently asked questions (FAQs) about living in Switzerland, please go to http://www.idiap.ch/en/faq

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