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Senior Research Engineer NLP

Spirit AI is building a tool to empower community managers in novel ways – an Ally to assist in nourishing communities to their fullest. Ally uses the latest advancements in machine learning to boil down the millions of lines of text communication in a community to the interactions that help and hurt the growth of the community.

We’re looking for a Senior Research Engineer NLP to join the Ally team. In this role, you will straddle the engineering and R&D teams. On the one hand, you will be testing and developing machine learning solutions to text processing challenges, and on the other hand you will be part of the implementation of these solutions across our products.

Responsibilities

  • Developing machine learning solutions to solve NLP challenges.
  • Ensuring best practices are followed in the preparation and implementation of said solutions.
  • Safeguarding the feasibility and backwards compatibility of our NLP solutions.

Requirements/Skills

  • PhD or MS in machine learning, NLP, statistics or related field
  • Demonstrable experience with implementing NLP techniques such as Word2Vec, NER, sentiment analysis, etc.
  • Strong working knowledge of C or C++
  • Strong working knowledge of R or Python
  • Experience working with big data systems
  • Works effectively within an Agile framework, adhering to Agile best practices and processes