Golang / Go Job: AI Engineer


AI Engineer at Vorto

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States โ€บ Colorado โ€บ Denver   (Posted Nov 3 2020)

About the company
At Vorto, our mission is to enable businesses to be more economically and environmentally sustainable by digitally transforming the supply chain.

Vorto is an automated supply chain platform. Within just one year of our launch, we did over $2.3 billion of gross spend on our platform. By automating procurement and logistics for our customers, we have reduced the number of trucks our customers use by 66%. This resulted in a reduction of 150,000 tons of CO2 emission, the equivalent of 200,000 acres of forest, while also increasing the wages of truck drivers which is the largest occupation in America. Today Vorto is uniquely positioned to capitalize on a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to lead the transformation of a $4 trillion industry.

Job description

We are building software which enables businesses to be more economically and environmentally sustainable by digitally transforming the supply chain. As an AI Engineer at VORTO you will define the frontier of logistics optimization, supply prediction, and demand prediction.

About the Role

Every member of the VORTO team is laser-focused on innovating on behalf of our customers. This position is highly entrepreneurial in nature, hence it requires candidates who can develop a full picture of the business problem to ship end-to-end solutions.

This role is roughly 80% software engineering and 20% data science. You will work with Go, TensorFlow, PostgreSQL and various Google Cloud Platform tools to develop โ€œthe brainโ€ of the platform. Specifically, you will:

- Solve problems using mechanistic, bottom-up thinking and statistical, top-down approaches
- Develop novel mechanisms by which to optimize supply chain
- Build and improve the intelligence behind our logistics simulations and market optimization algorithms
- Implement and ship models to predict the demand for commodities at nodes in a logistics network, the availability of supply, estimated arrival times, delays and more


Here are some qualifications we look for:

- Ability to design and implement AI tools in Go
- Experience in at least one ML framework, such as TensorFlow, Keras, PyTorch, etc.
- Experience building solutions involving algorithms, optimization, reinforcement learning, artificial neural networks, discrete event simulation and case based reasoning
- Ability to execute with little oversight and to solve problems quickly
- Experience with function/path optimization and some of the more common algorithms โ€“ linear programming, BOBYQA, A* Search, simulated annealing
- Advanced degree in a quantitative field


At VORTO we are committed to developing our employees and providing them exciting opportunities to grow and prosper in their careers. We encourage you to visit our careers page and read this blog post to learn more about our culture.

We offer a competitive benefits package as well as numerous additional perks including:

- Competitive Salary with Cash Bonus and/or Equity Plan
- Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
- 401k with matching
- Company paid life and short-term disability insurance
- Company paid parking or transit pass
- Relocation offered when applicable
- Modern office space in downtown Denver
- Daily coffee, tea, drinks & snacks
- Team happy hours

VORTO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer: This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned.

Apply now!  

Company: Vorto

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Location: Denver, Colorado, United States

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Skills wanted, in addition to Golang:
ai go keras ml postgresql pytorch tensorflow

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