Applied Machine Learning Researcher

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Job Description

The Fusion 360 Machine Learning team is looking for, curious, and versatile machine learning researcher who. We are a small, agile applied research team passionate about the impact of artificial intelligence on the product design and manufacturing industry. Come work with us. This role can be remote or hybrid within commutable distance at one of our engineering centers.

Location: United States or Canada


  • You will conduct applied research- identifying creative ways to apply SOTA methods and frameworks to the design and manufacturing context
  • Plan research projects to de-risk important unknowns, document findings and recommend to leadership whether an idea is possible
  • You will collaborate with product management, UX, and engineering teams for all stages of a project; ideation, applied research, prototyping, production-ready models
  • Collaborate with Data Engineers, ML Engineers and ML Ops to develop, train and test new algorithms and models
  • Work with a wide variety of data (design industry data such as 3D geometry, 2D drawings, simulation output, and design workflow data; and software data such as product usage, logs, and user profile data)

Minimum Qualifications

  • A degree in a related field (Data Science, Computer Science, Statistics or a quantitative-related field) or equivalent professional experience
  • Proficient in Python
  • 5+ years of experience working in every stage of model development – experimentation, training, testing, deployment to production environments and monitoring
  • Familiarity with at least one of the following: large foundation model, multi-modal model, generative model, or 3D deep learning methods
  • 5+ years of experience designing and operating systems using cloud data processing, training, deployment platforms (ex: AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Knowledge of standard deep learning frameworks such as PyTorch
  • Comfortable working in newly forming ambiguous areas where learning and adaptability are key skills
  • Excellent at communicating your findings to all kinds of audiences via oral presentations and visual documentation
  • And ability to work effectually as a member of team with us

Preferred Qualifications

  • Publications in machine learning or related conferences or journals
  • Experience developing APIs, microservices and serverless architectures
  • Experience large-scale data processing and parallel computing – GPU, multi-GPU and distributed training
  • Knowledge of the design and manufacturing industry
  • Experience with CAD modeling

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About Autodesk

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When you’re an Autodesker, you can be your whole, authentic self and do meaningful work that helps build a better future for all. Ready to shape the world and your future? Join us!


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Salary is one part of Autodesk’s competitive compensation package. For U.S.-based roles, we expect a starting base salary between $138,700 and $224,400. Offers are based on the candidate’s experience and geographic location, and may exceed this range. In addition to base salaries, we also have a significant emphasis on annual cash bonuses, commissions for sales roles, stock grants, and a comprehensive benefits package.

Equal Employment Opportunity

At Autodesk, we're building a diverse workplace and an inclusive culture to give more people the chance to imagine, design, and make a better world. Autodesk is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic. We also consider for employment all qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.

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Autodesk is the global leader in design and make technology, including industry-leading 3D design, engineering, and entertainment software and services, that offer customers better outcomes though automation and insights for their design and make processes. With over $3.5 billion in revenue and more than 12,000 employees, Autodesk has established itself as the leading provider of design and make technology that empowers innovators everywhere.

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