Machine Learning Research Scientist

  • New York, NY, New York, NY, us
  • Full-time

Company Description

Butterfly Network’s mission is to democratize medical imaging, a life-saving technology that is inaccessible to the 2/3 of the world. We operate at the intersection of hardware, software, and medicine and have created the first affordable full stack solution to this problem. If you have a passion for doing challenging work that will touch the lives of those you love, you will enjoy working with us.


The Butterfly iQ is the world’s first handheld whole-body imager. Built upon cutting-edge technology that miniaturizes the traditional ultrasound system onto a single semiconductor chip, the iQ is combined with a native mobile-first, cloud-based software platform and AI assistance.  The iQ is FDA-cleared and is being used in hospitals and clinics across the US. There has never been a more exciting time to join us in revolutionizing the medical imaging industry and saving the lives of people around the globe.


Building “intelligence” into our software is the responsibility of the Deep Learning Team.

Job Description

We’ve built a strong research team and are looking for talented Research Scientists with applied experience in the fields of Computer Vision and Machine Learning to join us. This role is best suited for scientists interested in continuing to develop new machine learning algorithms while also having a direct and immense, real-world impact.



  • You’ll work alongside other research scientists, software engineers and a world-class clinical team to help develop a new suite of “intelligent” medical products.

  • You’ll train various deep learning models including, but not limited to, classification, detection, segmentation, and generative adversarial networks.

  • You will spend time developing new machine learning algorithms while keeping abreast of the latest advances across various labs and conferences.

  • You’ll develop automated solutions for large-scale, patient-facing, clinical problems.



  • Experience in Computer Vision, Machine Learning or Data Mining

  • Programming experience in one or more of the following: TensorFlow, PyTorch, Caffe.

  • Ability to design and execute on research agenda.

Good to have:

  • MS or PhD in Computer Science

  • Relevant work experience, including full time industry experience as a researcher in a lab

  • Contribution to research communities and/or efforts, including publishing papers at conferences such as CVPR, NIPS, MICCAI etc.

Additional Information

In addition to working with colleagues and advisors who are the best and brightest in their fields, we offer great perks:

  • Full funded medical insurance, dental, vision coverage
  • 401K plan
  • Competitive salary + equity in the company
  • Free on-site meals + unlimited healthy snacks
  • Brand new office in the heart of Manhattan 
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits

Butterfly Network is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or Veteran status.

Butterfly Network does not accept agency resumes.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.