DEEP LEARNING & NLP

NATURAL LANGUAGE PROCESSING ENGINEER

JOB DESCRIPTION

Your responsibilities:

  • Build, improve and extend NLP capabilities for ObEN’s Virtual Reality Technology
  • 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:

  • Expertise in one or more of the following domains: Natural Language Understanding (NLU) and Natural Language Generation (NLG), Knowledge Base Management
  • Strong background in developing Question Answering systems and Multi-Domain Goal-Oriented Dialogue systems
  • for Knowledge Base Management: Expertise in Graph-Based Knowledge Base Construction
  • for Natural Language Generation (NLG): Expertise in applying DNN for natural language generation
  • Strong knowledge of Java or Python and general software development skills (source code management, debugging, testing, deployment, etc.)
  • Ability to collaborate with bigger teams and excellent communication skills
  • MSc./PhD in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics or related fields from top tier university

Great to have:

  • Familiarity with state of the art Chatbot APIs and technologies
  • Experience with non-English language resources
  • Experience with application of Deep Learning to Natural Language Processing tasks
  • Experience with open-source NLP toolkits such as CoreNLP, OpenNLP, NLTK, gensim, LingPipe, Mallet, etc.
  • Experience with open-source ML/DL/math toolkits such as scikit-learn, WEKA, MLlib, Theano, TensorFlow, NumPy, etc.
  • Experience with noisy and/or unstructured textual data
  • Published work in academic conferences/journals or industry circles

Application Requirements:

Please send the following to careers@oben.com

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
Cover Letter identifying your five favorite apps on your phone
Interview process:https://goo.gl/gxpxwT

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ObEN's proprietary artificial intelligence technology quickly combines a person's 2D image and voice to create a personal 3D avatar. Transport your personal avatar into virtual reality and augmented reality environments and enjoy deeper, social, more memorable experiences. Founded in 2014, ObEN is an HTC VIVE X portfolio company and is located in Pasadena, California at leading technology incubator Idealab.