NLP Engineer

New York, NY 10010

Posted: 02/14/2017 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Industry: Other Area(s) Job Number: 185

Job Description

We are looking for  a NLU Engineer to assist with the configuration and general support of a production level conversational AI interface AKA chatbot.   Ideally,  candidate  should have strong OO development skills, is familiar with NLU tuning, model building & general messages and prompt configuration. Exposure to multiple languages or linguistic skills is a plus. You will be helping to create delightful consumer experiences making banking possible through natural language voice and text commands using our AI virtual personal assistant and Chatbots technology.

This position is for someone who can see the big picture of how an AI platform works and has a passion for NLU/NLP.  You will have a major impact on our natural language understanding and generation interfaces for our next-generation multi-modal conversational AI systems that have the potential to be used by millions.

You should have the ability to work independently within a small, creative, deadline-driven environment. This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to grow professionally within a fast-moving tech startup.


What You Need for This Position:
  • 2+ years of experience working within  NLU technology
  • Bachelors or Masters in AI, Computational Linguistics, or  other similar field 
  • Experience with machine learning & statistical language modeling
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Experience with natural language understanding, artificial intelligence, or conversational agents 
  • Strong Computer Science background and ability to code in Java, Python or other OO Language is a must
  • Familiarity with agile methodologies is a plus
  • Fluency in multiple languages is a plus


Meet Your Recruiter

Jason Destro

Over 20 years’ of recruiting experience with hands-on recruiting and placement of I.T. professionals (Full Time, Temp 2 Perm, & Contingent) in the NJ/NY/CT/PA marketplace for a wide variety of today's demanding IT skill sets. Focused on delivering exceptional service by understanding client’s objectives and goals.

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