Position Description

Juvena Therapeutics, Inc. is a regenerative medicine biotech startup inviting applications for a Machine Learning Engineer who is excited to work as a core member of a team focused on the discovery and validation of novel biologics that promote tissue regeneration using computational profiling, high throughput in vitro screening assays and in vivo mice studies. The position is full-time starting as early as possible. This is the perfect opportunity for someone interested in the exciting and fast-paced environment of a startup company to make a difference in human healthspan and longevity. 

Position Requirements

The machine learning engineer will create an NLP classifier that will contribute to Juvena Therapeutics’ growing in house database of novel biologics and take advantage of publicly available datasets and ever-increasing advances in the field of aging biology and tissue regeneration. You will design and implement new machine learning algorithms and collaborate with some of the top scientists in the field to reach new insights. He or she will have the opportunity to participate in cutting edge research in artificial intelligence and machine learning applications.

The machine learning engineer will need to manage Google Cloud and AWS resources connected to relevant projects, be able to create and present highly polished project results to both the tech-savvy and novice, and improve automation of data analysis and reporting.  Lastly, he or she will have the ability to flexibly support of multiple research projects as they iteratively deploy insights from the model and integrate resulting data.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS or PhD degree in Computer Science, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, or a related technical field 

  • A minimum of two years of work or educational experience in Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence required

  • Expert knowledge in Natural Language Processing and Natural Language Explanations

  • Experience with semantic parsers similar to SEMPRE, Babble Labble, or SLING

  • One year of relevant work experience, including software development

  • Experience with one or more general-purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, C/C++ or Python

  • Demonstrated experience with one or more of the following: Natural Language Processing, text understanding, classification, pattern recognition, recommendation systems, targeting systems, ranking systems or similar

  • Understanding of the fundamentals and concepts of image processing, computer vision, and machine learning

  • Industry or startup R&D experience

Personality Match

This position is a great fit if you possess:

  • Enthusiastic team player mentality

  • Excellent command of English verbal/written communication

  • Tenacious problem-solving skills

  • Demonstrate very strong attention to detail, record keeping, neatness and organizational skills.

  • Work accurately, taking direction and work independently when necessary.

  • Be task and project flexible in a small, fast-paced environment

  • Have excellent people and communication skills, a professional and positive attitude for all external and internal interactions



Please complete the form below to be considered as Juvena's new Machine Learning Engineer. In addition, once the form is complete, email your CV and Cover Letter to apply@juvenatherapeutics.com with the title of the position as the subject line.  

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