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Geophysics Machine Learning Engineer, Early Stage Project

Company: X The Moonshot Factory
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

X is Alphabet''s moonshot factory. We are a diverse group of inventors and entrepreneurs who build and launch technologies that aim to improve the lives of millions, even billions, of people. Our goal: 10x impact on the world''s most intractable problems, not just 10% improvement. We approach projects that have the aspiration and riskiness of research with the speed and ambition of a startup.About the team:We''re an early stage team focused on climate change at X with a growing, interdisciplinary portfolio. To prove our path to the moon, we make early contact with the real world through both internal and external partnerships.About the Role:The team is hiring a geophysics ML engineer, who will work on defining a set of geophysics machine learning experiments and executing them. In this role, you will be leading the back-end stack for the project - iterating through prototypes, designing longer-term system designs, and building a scalable solution. This position calls for a highly-organized self-starter with a passion for early stage projects and comfort with ambiguity.How you will make 10x impact:Resident geophysicist on the team: define machine learning experiments, perform data review.Get hands dirty! Identify and implement a set of prototypes/experiments to aggressively de-risk the projects.Set direction for the engineering team implementing the experiments, mentoring the team on geophysics.Serve as the geophysics expert in communications with partners.What you should have:Experience building machine learning models on geophysical data (seismic surveys, gravity/mag, well logs, documents, )Self-starter - can make progress independently.Python experience.People management experience.Strong communication skills.MS/PhD degree or equivalent practical experience.It''d be great if you also had these:Field geophysics experience.Ability to think both strategically and tactically about complex initiatives to guide a variety of moving pieces towards execution.Ability to influence without authority, working with technical and cross-functional teams who do not report into this role to get things doneMotivated by making the world a better place through technology, and wanting to be part of a team that makes this happenby Jobble

Keywords: X The Moonshot Factory, Mountain View , Geophysics Machine Learning Engineer, Early Stage Project, Other , Mountain View, California

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