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Empowering rural farming communities with actionable insights

Machine Learning Engineering Intern

₹8,000 – ₹10,000 • No equity
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Overview

Wikilmo is an early stage Climate Informatics startup working to build solutions that help augment climate resilience in remote farming communities through the use of data-based predictive actionable insights delivered to the last mile. Our ongoing projects involve developing hazard monitoring solutions, estimating rainfall patterns, harmonising agricultural data, identifying and predicting possible pest outbreaks, all focussed towards delivering insights to remote locations that only have limited infrastructure and services.

Requirements

We are hiring for multiple positions and expect candidates to be proficient in at least some of the following tasks. Proficiency is demonstrated through previous internships, coursework, projects and participation in hackathons & competitions.

  1. The intern will research and model aspects of the environment utilizing satellite imagery, LiDAR, Radar and other datasets.
  2. Explore computer vision algorithms that extract insights from aerial imagery and geospatial data
  3. Process precipitation estimation and NDVI products derived from Satellite Imagery/Radar data sources
  4. Implement existing research and improve models for better quantitative estimation of weather conditions and pest outbreaks

Preferred Skills

  1. Experience with implementing and optimising Machine Learning models from research to deployment stage
  2. Familiar with metrics involved in ML, algorithm selection, and cross validation
  3. Experience with satellite imagery/weather/time series datasets using in climate or agri informatics
  4. Experience with version control, documentation and software development practices
  5. Willing to engage in rigorous code reviews and give/receive friendly, constructive criticism for the sake of creating high-quality software

Benefits

  1. Build solutions that directly impact and augment adaptations for Climate Change
  2. Get mentored and work with a team of fun and experienced engineers in machine learning for Earth Observations
  3. Develop crucial software engineering skills for working in distributed and agile data science teams

Meet your team

People you would work with in this role

Anurag Saha Roy

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Experience in Embedded Systems, Electronics, Machine Learning and Quantum Computing. Love all things Physics and Engineering.

Roshni Biswas

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Software Engineer & Bioinformatician at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute; Founder, Wikilimo.

Wikilimo at a glance

Empowering rural farming communities with actionable insights

Wikilimo focuses on Machine Learning, Agriculture, Technology, and Sustainability. Their company has offices in Boston and Singapore. They have a small team that's between 1-10 employees.

You can view their website at http://www.wikilimo.co or find them on LinkedIn.

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