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Oracle Applied Scientist 2 in Topeka, Kansas

Job Description

The Oracle Cloud Infrastructure (OCI) team can provide you the opportunity to build and operate a suite of massive scale, integrated cloud services in a broadly distributed, multi-tenant cloud environment. OCI is committed to providing the best in cloud products that meet the needs of our customers who are tackling some of the world’s biggest challenges.

We offer unique opportunities for smart, hands-on engineers with the expertise and passion to solve difficult problems in distributed highly available services and virtualized infrastructure. At every level, our engineers have a significant technical and business impact designing and building innovative new systems to power our customer’s business critical applications

This role is available on the OCI AI Data organization . We are addressing exciting challenges at the intersection of artificial intelligence and cutting-edge cloud infrastructure. We are building platform for evaluation and benchmarking and revolutionalizing how the process of data generation works. We are working at the forefront of Generative AI landscape wokring with teams across Oracle on multi-modal data generation asks and leading the framework and tooling for Responsible AI (RAI) across Oracle.


• PhD or Master’s in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics, Physics or a related field with a dissertation centered in Machine Learning Techniques

• 5+ years w/Masters or 3+ years w/PhD of applying machine learning for solving real-world problems in industry

• Proficiency in Python or R

• Proficiency with at least one deep learning library (Pytorch, Tensorflow or Keras) with building and deploying DNN models in production

• Experience applying statistical models and developing Machine Learning solutions (regression, classification, clustering)

• Extensive experience with developing and serving large scale Deep learning models across different data domains.

• Experience in optimization and scaling of ML solutions for real world business use cases.

• Expertise in datamining and statistical concepts and experience with traditional ML libraries such as scikit-learn, statsmodels and pandas

• Past delivery of large-scale ML solutions for complex business problems

• Prior experience working on distributed systems

• Experience with production operations and good practices for putting quality code in production and troubleshoot issues when they arise

--- Take initiative and be responsible for delivering complex software by working effectively with the team and other stakeholders

• Can easily communicate technical ideas verbally and in writing (technical proposals, design specs, architecture diagrams and presentations)

Career Level - IC2


What You’ll Do

• Design and build the world-class Generative AI Models in multimodal setting.

• Work on human preference learning for FT models for RAI

• Work on defining what it means for model explainability from RAI perspective.

• Build the necessary tooling for data acquisition, data cleaning, data augmentation, model training and visualization.

• Evaluate and Implement the ML/Deep learning/GenAI models from research papers and other public internet resources.

• Develop production code for feature processing, model prediction, serving, and monitoring in both real-time and batch scenarios.

• Participate in the entire software lifecycle – development, testing, CI and production operations

• Balance between product feature development and production operational concerns like writing run books, ops automation, structured logging, instrumentation for metrics and events


Certain US customer or client-facing roles may be required to comply with applicable requirements, such as immunization and occupational health mandates.

Range and benefit information provided in this posting are specific to the stated locations only

US: Hiring Range: from $79,000 to $158,200 per annum. May be eligible for bonus and equity.

Oracle maintains broad salary ranges for its roles in order to account for variations in knowledge, skills, experience, market conditions and locations, as well as reflect Oracle’s differing products, industries and lines of business.

Candidates are typically placed into the range based on the preceding factors as well as internal peer equity.

Oracle US offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes the following:

  1. Medical, dental, and vision insurance, including expert medical opinion

  2. Short term disability and long term disability

  3. Life insurance and AD&D

  4. Supplemental life insurance (Employee/Spouse/Child)

  5. Health care and dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts

  6. Pre-tax commuter and parking benefits

  7. 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan with company match

  8. Paid time off: Flexible Vacation is provided to all eligible employees assigned to a salaried (non-overtime eligible) position. Accrued Vacation is provided to all other employees eligible for vacation benefits. For employees working at least 35 hours per week, the vacation accrual rate is 13 days annually for the first three years of employment and 18 days annually for subsequent years of employment. Vacation accrual is prorated for employees working between 20 and 34 hours per week. Employees working fewer than 20 hours per week are not eligible for vacation.

  9. 11 paid holidays

  10. Paid sick leave: 72 hours of paid sick leave upon date of hire. Refreshes each calendar year. Unused balance will carry over each year up to a maximum cap of 112 hours.

  11. Paid parental leave

  12. Adoption assistance

  13. Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  14. Financial planning and group legal

  15. Voluntary benefits including auto, homeowner and pet insurance

The role will generally accept applications for at least three calendar days from the posting date or as long as the job remains posted.

About Us

As a world leader in cloud solutions, Oracle uses tomorrow’s technology to tackle today’s problems. True innovation starts with diverse perspectives and various abilities and backgrounds.

When everyone’s voice is heard, we’re inspired to go beyond what’s been done before. It’s why we’re committed to expanding our inclusive workforce that promotes diverse insights and perspectives.

We’ve partnered with industry-leaders in almost every sector—and continue to thrive after 40+ years of change by operating with integrity.

Oracle careers open the door to global opportunities where work-life balance flourishes. We offer a highly competitive suite of employee benefits designed on the principles of parity and consistency. We put our people first with flexible medical, life insurance and retirement options. We also encourage employees to give back to their communities through our volunteer programs.

We’re committed to including people with disabilities at all stages of the employment process. If you require accessibility assistance or accommodation for a disability at any point, let us know by calling +1 888 404 2494, option one.


Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer*. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans’ status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.

* Which includes being a United States Affirmative Action Employer