• Research Scientist, Reinforcement Learning San Jose
  • ByteDance in San Jose, CA, United States
  • jobs
  • 1 month ago

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Founded in 2012, ByteDance's mission is to inspire creativity and enrich life. With a suite of more than a dozen products, including TikTok, Helo, and Resso, as well as platforms specific to the China market, including Toutiao, Douyin, and Xigua, ByteDance has made it easier and more fun for people to connect with, consume, and create content...

Why Join Us

Creation is the core of ByteDance's purpose. Our products are built to help imaginations thrive. This is doubly true of the teams that make our innovations possible.

Together, we inspire creativity and enrich life - a mission we aim towards achieving every day.

To us, every challenge, no matter how ambiguous, is an opportunity; to learn, to innovate, and to grow as one team. Status quo? Never. Courage? Always.

At ByteDance, we create together and grow together. That's how we drive impact - for ourselves, our company, and the users we serve.

Join us.

About The Team:

Responsible for the research and application of the company's large-scale models, exploring new applications and solutions for related technologies in the fields of search, recommendation, advertising, content creation, and customer service, to meet the growing demand for intelligent interactions from users and comprehensively improve their way of life and communication in the future world. The main job directions include:
• Exploring and developing large-scale language models and optimizing enterprise applications to the extreme;
• Data construction, instruction tuning, preference alignment, and model optimization;
• Implementation of relevant applications, including content generation, reasoning, code generation, etc.;
• Collaborating with cross-functional teams to produce and apply new science to more responsibly develop and deploy large language models
• In-depth research and exploration of more usage scenarios in future life.

• Conduct research and develop state-of-the-art algorithms in various applications of reinforcement learning;
• Collaborate with software engineers and research scientists to build enterprise-level platforms with cutting-edge RL models;
• Collaborate with open-source communities or academia to advance AI development.

• Candidates with experience in reinforcement learning or its applications to NLP, robotics, recommender systems, etc., are preferred;
• Candidates with top-tier conference papers, including ICML, NeurIPS, ICLR, CVPR, ICRA, KDD etc., relevant internship experience or winners of ACM competitions are preferred;
• Proficient in deep learning frameworks such as PyTorch and TensorFlow, and programming languages such as python or java.

ByteDance is committed to creating an inclusive space where employees are valued for their skills, experiences, and unique perspectives. Our platform connects people from across the globe and so does our workplace. At ByteDance, our mission is to inspire creativity and enrich life. To achieve that goal, we are committed to celebrating our diverse voices and to creating an environment that reflects the many communities we reach. We are passionate about this and hope you are too.

ByteDance Inc. is committed to providing reasonable accommodations in our recruitment processes for candidates with disabilities, pregnancy, sincerely held religious beliefs or other reasons protected by applicable laws. If you need assistance or a reasonable accommodation, please reach out to us at rd.accommodations@bytedance.com.

Job Information:

【For Pay Transparency】Compensation Description (annually)

The base salary range for this position in the selected city is $145000 - $355000 annually.

Compensation may vary outside of this range depending on a number of factors, including a candidate’s qualifications, skills, competencies and experience, and location. Base pay is one part of the Total Package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work, and this role may be eligible for additional discretionary bonuses/incentives, and restricted stock units.

Our Company Benefits Are Designed To Convey Company Culture And Values, To Create An Efficient And Inspiring Work Environment, And To Support Our Employees To Give Their Best In Both Work And Life. We Offer The Following Benefits To Eligible Employees:

We cover 100% premium coverage for employee medical insurance, approximately 75% premium coverage for dependents and offer a Health Savings Account(HSA) with a company match. As well as Dental, Vision, Short/Long term Disability, Basic Life, Voluntary Life and AD&D insurance plans. In addition to Flexible Spending Account(FSA) Options like Health Care, Limited Purpose and Dependent Care.

Our time off and leave plans are: 10 paid holidays per year plus 17 days of Paid Personal Time Off (PPTO) (prorated upon hire and increased by tenure) and 10 paid sick days per year as well as 12 weeks of paid Parental leave and 8 weeks of paid Supplemental Disability.

We also provide generous benefits like mental and emotional health benefits through our EAP and Lyra. A 401K company match, gym and cellphone service reimbursements. The Company reserves the right to modify or change these benefits programs at any time, with or without notice
San Jose CA USA


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