Applied Scientist - Salesforce AI Research

Salesforce, Inc.
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Our Futureforce University Recruiting program is dedicated to attracting, retaining and cultivating talent. Our interns and new graduates work on real projects that affect how our business runs, giving them the opportunity to make a tangible impact on the future of our company. With offices all over the world, our recruits have the chance to collaborate and connect with fellow employees on a global scale. We offer job shadowing, mentorship programs, talent development courses, and much more.

Job Category: Products and Technology

Salesforce AI Research advances state-of-the-art AI techniques, developing models and prototypes that pave the path for innovative products at Salesforce. We tackle real-world problems in areas such as recommendation and natural language processing from Salesforce's enterprise customers by harnessing the latest deep learning techniques. As part of our team you’ll learn unique skills, work with talented people and help us shape the future of AI.

Salesforce AI Research is looking for extraordinary Applied Scientists.

As an Applied Scientist at Salesforce AI Research, your role will be at the intersection of software engineering and research, and may range from implementing novel research models to rapid-prototyping demos that show off applications of machine learning on production data. You will work closely with research scientists to develop models, prototypes, and experiments that push the state of the art in AI research, paving the way for innovative products and services. You will have the opportunity to take on real-world problems from Salesforce’s enterprise customers with the latest machine learning methods. You will primarily work on recommendation and explainability areas.

You have strong programming skills and a background in one or more of the following domains: deep learning, recommendation, natural language processing, computer vision or machine learning, and data mining.


  • Partner in cross-organizational teams like global sales intelligence team and sales strategy team to bring delivery AI-based solutions for various business problem and add value to the business.
  • Develop solutions for real-world problems on recommendation and explainability.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BA/BS/MS/PhD degree in CS, EE, or other related engineering degree in ML / DL, or fresh in relevant fields.
  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Python, Java, C/C++.
  • Exposure to industry or academic research, particularly in deep learning, neural networks, or related fields.
  • Experience with one or more deep learning libraries (e.g., TensorFlow, PyTorch, Caffe or Chainer).
  • Experience with machine learning platform and distributed systems, you build, test and deploy code to cloud infrastructure.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to work with stakeholders at all levels of the business (both business and technical-facing), gather requirements, and oversee projects from beginning to end; along with effective interpersonal skills

Bonus Points

  • Practical experience in building and iterating AI products with recommendation, natural language processing, or related technology.
  • Exposure to industry or academic research, publish in NeurIPS, ICML, ICLR, ACL, EMNLP, CVPR and other top tier conferences.
  • Strong programming skills, competitive in ACM-ICPC or other competitions.

Company Info.

Salesforce, Inc.

Salesforce is an American cloud-based software company headquartered in San Francisco, California. It provides customer relationship management (CRM) service and also provides enterprise applications focused on customer service, marketing automation, analytics, and application development.

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    Consulting,Cloud computing,Computer software
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    Salesforce Tower, Mission Street, San Francisco, California, USA
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