Job title: Applied AI Scientist / Engineer 
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Location: Newton, MA
Job published: 06/05/2020
Job ID: 32543
Contact name: Colin Turner, Sandy Aguilar
Contact email:,

Job Description

Applied AI Scientist / Engineer 

New Iron is leading the search on an Applied AI Scientist in Boston,MA. 

You will join a tight-knit team to enhance the productivity and quality for world-class industrial processes.

*** This is an exciting opportunity for a strong polymath developer with broad and comprehensive skills to explore the application of AI ideas and techniques to modern manufacturing. ***

The ideal candidate is a polymath developer who loves exploring new ideas in code, and has the skills to quickly develop proof-of-concepts using machine learning and AI techniques.

This is not a productization job, but an exploration of what’s possible. We have oodles of real world data - but this is not a data cleansing or data structuring position. 

Priority will be given to candidates who are excited about applying AI to vast data sets of differing types, to deliver real-world manufacturing solutions. 

If you have a passion for data and machine learning, we’d love to help you find your next career move. 


Responsibilities include: 

  • Advanced machine learning algorithm development
  • Harden statistical models based on physical and operational insights/constraints
  • Algorithm prototyping, validation and implementation
  • Evaluate algorithm performance, and help transition algorithms into existing products 
  • Report on research results to sponsors and wider community via briefings, conferences and peer-reviewed publications 
  • Data analysis, data pre-processing, and feature engineering 



  • 3-5 years of expereince in ML / AI Development or related experience 
  • Strong background in applied statistics and linear algebra, applied optimization
  • Demonstrated scientific modeling and data analysis skills
  • Proficiency with statistical computer languages such as Python and/or MatLab 
  • Expertise with one or more deep learning frameworks such as Tensorflow, Keras, Torch/PytTorch, Chainer
  • Proficiency with SQL, Graph stores, or NoSQL stores
  • Master of Science Degree is strongly preferred, but not required (Mathematics, Chemical Engineering, or Computer Science)


This is a full time direct-role based in Boston,MA. US. Principals only. Recruiters, do not contact this job poster.