NLP Engineer

Los Angeles, CA

Build, Improve and extend NLP capabilities Research and evaluate new/different approaches to NLP problems. Produce deliverable results and take them from development to production in collaboration with our engineers.

You must have:
• Strong Machine Learning and/or deep learing background and familiarity with Python.
• Expertise in one of the following frameworks: TensorFlow (preferred), PyTorch, Theano
• Expertise in at least 3 of the following: Sentiment Analysis, Entity Extraction, Document Classification, Topic Modeling, Natural Language Understanding (NLU) and Natural Language Generation (NLG).
• Strong understanding of text pre-processing and normalization techniques, such as tokenization, POS tagging and parsing and how they work at a low level.
• Strong knowledge of Python and/or Java, and general software development skills (source code management, debugging, testing, deployment, etc.)
• Expertise in producing, processing, evaluating and utilizing training data.
• MSc./PhD in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics or related fields from top tier university

Great to have:
• Experience and knowledge of machine learning.
• Experience with Deep Learning and Word Embeddings such as Word2Vec/Doc2Vec.
• Experience with open-source NLP toolkits such as CoreNLP, OpenNLP, NLTK, gensim, LingPipe, Mallet, etc.
• Experience with open-source ML/math toolkits such as scikit-learn, etc.
• Experience with noisy and/or unstructured textual data (e.g. tweets)
• Published work in academic conferences/journals or industry circles.

To apply, include the following:
• Detailed resume and/or LinkedIn profile
• Links to any research/papers you have been an instrumental part of and are proud of
• Name of instructor/adviser, if any along with link to their profile

Who we are:
Veritai is a multimedia company that differentiates itself by integrating powerful artificial intelligence based tools to deliver a more informed experience while reading the world's news.  We are a group of innovators, on a mission to revolutionize your news experience and redefine the economics of journalism.  Veritai delivers powerful analytics tools to help you be more informed and aware while reading the world's news.