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Senior Signal Processing Scientist

Cambridge, Massachusetts, US
Closing date
May 30, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Climate Change
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Employment Type
Full time
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Sense's mission is to reduce global carbon emissions by making homes smart and efficient. We make it easier for people to take care of their homes and to actively participate in a cleaner, more resilient future. We're serious about having a real impact on climate change.

To accomplish this mission, we are building an AI and automation platform for home energy infrastructure. Come join the Data Science team and ship a great consumer product built on our unique machine learning technology. We have a wide range of interesting technical challenges that span rich time-series data analysis, supervised and unsupervised machine learning, embedded and the cloud, and a team of highly curious, collaborative data scientists and engineers who enjoy solving hard problems together.

If the idea of having a significant positive impact on the product (and climate) sounds exciting to you, let's talk!

The ideal candidate will be:
  • Curious to inspect and explain a signal in a novel high-frequency domain
  • Excited by computational challenges
  • Eager to contribute to cross-team development

What You'll Do
  • Own the roadmap for appliance and power grid faults detection:
  • Understand how the faults manifest in the electrical signal
  • Develop algorithms to detect and classify them
  • Develop computational techniques to process a 1MHz signal in low resource environments to improve appliance or fault detection.
  • Collaborate to integrate algorithms to Machine Learning frameworks
  • Drive successful algorithms to production
  • Contribute to the technical vision of Sense

  • Masters or higher in Electrical Engineering, Communications, Physics or Mathematics
  • Expert understanding of signal processing, time-series / frequency analysis, algorithms, and data structures
  • Professional development experience with C/C++
  • Experience with software development in Python
  • Jupyter notebooks, numpy, pandas, and scikit-learn
Experience with clustering and quantization techniquesExperience with deep learning a plus

Why Sense

Sense supports a diverse and inclusive workplace where we learn from each other. We welcome candidates with backgrounds that are traditionally underrepresented in tech, and we strive to foster an engaging, respectful and supportive community where everyone feels empowered to do their best work. Sense is committed to being an equal opportunity employer.

Sense is a growing VC-backed startup with an experienced leadership team and revolutionary machine learning technology.
  • Best Startups in Cambridge - Tech Tribune
  • "One of the world's top 100 AI companies" - VentureBeat
  • Clean Tech Company of the Year - New England Venture Capital Association
  • 50 on Fire - BostInno
  • Top 100 - Red Herring
  • Best Consumer AI Technology - AI Dev World
  • Global Cleantech 100

  • Competitive compensation including equity
  • Remote-friendly
  • Remote or local/hybrid in our Cambridge Central Square office
  • Home office setup allowance ($200/year)
Great work-life balance
  • Flexible work hours
  • Vacation starting at 3 weeks/year + 1 week paid sick time
  • Paid parental leave (5 weeks or more depending on location)
  • Dependent Care Accounts
Generous healthcare benefits for employees and dependents
  • Medical (90% of the premium and first 50% of the deductible)
  • Dental (90%)
  • Vision (100%)
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life, AD&D, long- and short-term disability insurance (100%)
401k planFree Sense energy monitor for your home, discounts for friends and family
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