Reality Defender

Enterprise Deepfake Detection

AI Lead

New York, NY / Remote
Job Type
3+ years
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Gaurav Bharaj
Gaurav Bharaj

About the role

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You would work on product-oriented classification problems for synthetic (deep-fake) media (image, video, audio) detection and tackle cutting-edge deep learning, audio and computer vision methods with an emphasis on classification and adversarial methods.


  • Develop and train deep learning models for classification problems for image, video and audio domains.
  • Propose and publish novel solutions to improve synthetic image and video detection.
  • Collaborate with fellow scientists and engineers across the organization.
  • Liaise with research leaders at universities, and companies to model acquisitions.
  • Liaise with business leaders at companies to understand product needs, and build long-term relationships.
  • Help hire and manage research scientists and engineers.


  • Academic or industry experience with:
    • Neural network esp. CNNs, RNNs, and attention-based methods.
    • Deep generative learning, esp. for image and audio generation.
    • Multimodal classification, ensemble modeling, and machine learning techniques.
    • Familiarity with image and audio compressions, audio and video codecs techniques.
    • Interesting media forensics via AI-driven techniques.
  • You have implemented, published and want to publish research works at top AI, computer vision and audio research venues, such as, CVPR, InterSpeech or NeurIPS.
  • You can independently lead a team to implement and evaluate ideas on modern deep learning stack - Python, PyTorch, and GPU-enabled cloud compute (like AWS).
  • Proven hands-on leader and team player with a positive attitude, sincerity, and good communication skills.
  • Nice to have: You ideally hold an MS, or PhD degree in Computer Science, Data Science, or equivalent experience.


  • Attention to Detail — Requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing tasks.
  • Analytical Thinking — Requires analyzing information and using logic to address work-related issues and problems.
  • Independence — Requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
  • Initiative — Requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
  • Achievement/Effort — Requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.

Why you should join Reality Defender

Reality Defender is a rapidly growing technology startup building the future of deepfake detection technology.

You will help create an AI-first state-of-the-art scalable platform that supports multiple AI models processing thousands of user uploaded videos, images and audio files per day in real time.


Reality Defender
Team Size:10
Location:New York
Gaurav Bharaj
Gaurav Bharaj
Benjamin Colman
Benjamin Colman
Ali Shahriyari
Ali Shahriyari