Junior Data Engineer

Forge.AI is seeking computer scientists with a passion for technology and a thirst for solving unique and hard problems. Forge is solving one of hardest challenges in AI - how to capture and transform the world’s unstructured information into codified, machine event streams that are specifically designed for consumption by a company’s modeling, decision-making environments and AI infrastructure.

We are looking for extraordinary computer scientists who understand multiple components across the big data stack and possess a deep interest in, and experience with, the emerging artificial intelligence and intelligent machine ecosystem. They also have a passion for unstructured data, modeling, instrumentation, data quality, large-scale data processing, statistics, machine learning and visualization.

Ideal candidates thrive at the intersection of data science and software engineering and are motivated by the opportunity to create ground breaking technologies that will impact machine intelligence and how businesses use and consume data. They welcome the camaraderie and opportunity intrinsic to being part of a passionate and dedicated team. They are energized by seeing their contributions turned into real product and seeing that product become critical to, the world’s most notable organizations.

If this sounds like you and you are driven, focused on results, a self-starter, a quick learner, team oriented and intensely curious - this role is for you. This position is in our Cambridge, MA office.

 
Important Personal Attributes
  • You are curious about science and technology

  • Challenging yourself is an intrinsic part of who you are

  • Team matters

  • Sharing and debating ideas to get to the right answer is important to you

  • You seek to act and don’t wait to be told

  • You like to teach those around you

  • You are serious about your work but also believe that laughter and levity are important

  • You work hard and you also have passions outside of work that enrich your life

  • Winning is important to you, but so is how you win

 
Foundations
  • Basic knowledge of the AI/ML field is very helpful

  • Basic knowledge of graph databases or semantic information is also very helpful

  • Capable of managing schedules, meeting timelines and coordinating with others for assistence as necessary.

 
Technologies
  • Web Crawlers

  • ETL

  • Various noSQL and RDBMS based storage systems

  • Experience with AWS technologies, S3 in particular, is helpful

 
Languages and Tools
  • Solid programming skills preferably in Python, C++, and SQL

  • Web protocols

  • Any experience with Tika or similar document transformation tools is helpful

 
Tasks
  • Work closely with the AI and Knowledge base teams to acquire and transform raw information into resources suitable for supporting multiple tasks.

  • This is very much a growth position. It is hoped that the individual taking this role will continue to become a more valuable player by acquiring more AI/ML experience.

 

Contact us to learn more about this role.