- To review, understand and distill technical publications in the areas of Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing
- Able to experiment with NLP tools and frameworks
- Support leadership with interpreted data and reports
- Identify trends and patterns
- Deliver presentations and communicate effectively at all levels
Participate as an integral and enthusiastic part of the team, exhibiting ownership, follow-through, initiative, awareness, and effective communication with peers and management
Work with the team around a cohesive product roadmap
Write technical reference documentation for the new software
Participate in regular project status, planning, partnership, and strategic meetings
Be available to travel to meet with the larger development team at least once per year
Be available to travel biennially to the Language Technology Conference
Participate in professional conferences and meetings
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
A servant heart attitude
Comfortable working on complex, loosely defined, and challenging objectives
Good interpersonal skills of communication
Good organizational skills
The ability to make decisions in a timely manner
The ability to quickly pick up technical concepts
The ability to work both with a team and independently, and to multitask effectively
Education and Experience
NLP Researcher should have experience in multi-angled research processes. A good understanding of the software development lifecycle and natural language processing. Preferred experience includes: Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in/or equivalent experience in a technical research field. Sound understanding of research methodologies. Familiarity with current NLP benchmarks and metrics (BLEU, SQUAD, GLUE, etc). Familiarity with best practices, tools and methods for Machine Learning Operations (MLOps). Experience with Python programming and Python tooling for data science and Machine Learning (pandas, matplotlib, TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras, etc). Experience with cloud computing environments (AWS, GCP, Digital Ocean, or similar).
Training and Orientation
Will complete the initial IT Software Department training program and relevant portions of IT Orientation.
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