Software Engineer AI

Posted 20 October by Huntress
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Software Engineer (AI)

A global powerhouse within the Social Media industry is looking for a Software Engineer (AI) to join their team on an initial 3 month contract - The role will be onboarded remotely.

In this role, you will embed deeply with researchers in AI Research (FAIR) to develop and debug reinforcement learning environments.


  • Develop highly scalable game engine code in C/C++ and Python.
  • Collaborate with AI Research (FAIR) Scientists to facilitate research that enables learning in sequential decision-making problems.
  • Apply knowledge of relevant domains along with expert coding skills to platform and framework development projects.
  • Adapt machine learning and neural network algorithms and architectures to best exploit modern parallel environments (e.g. distributed clusters, multicore SMP, and GPU).

Skills Required:

  • Expert knowledge of game engine development, preferably for "grid-world" games.
  • Expert knowledge of C and C++ on POSIX systems, including threads, context switching, dynamic libraries (dlopen, dlmopen).
  • Good knowledge of Python.

Preferred Skills:

  • Good knowledge of PyTorch.
  • Experience with training RL algorithms on GPUs.
  • Experience with the game NetHack.
  • Experience with procedural content generation for game development.
  • Experience with designing game combat mechanisms.
  • Experience with game UI development.

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PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.

Reference: 41218536

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