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NLP Scientist

29 days ago by GumGum

  Santa Monica (California), USA

Level: Intermediate

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sectors: Software Engineering, Data

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Summary

Our Advertising Division engineering team consists of more than 50 engineers. We hire a diverse skill-set from Computer Vision Scientist to React developers. The highlight of our Advertising division is the scale and amount of data it handles. We generate more than 50 TB of new data every day. We have web services that receive more than 20 million requests per minute. Our engineers and scientists work on technologies such as Deep Learning, Natural Language Processing, Spark, Kafka, AWS, Big data and React. We encourage our engineers to present in meetups and attend conferences. We also encourage our engineers to submit patches to open source projects. If you are passionate about technology then GumGum’s Advertising Engineering is the right place for you!

GumGum is looking for a NLP Scientist to join the team. The NLP team researches and implements multilingual problems such as Extreme Text Classification, Sentiment Analysis, and Named Entity Recognition. This position will work directly with bleeding-edge technologies in machine learning and distributed computing in a highly scalable, cloud-based environment.

Responsibilities

  • Work on a variety of multi-language NLP and Machine Learning projects
  • Perform hands-on Machine Learning tasks and statistical analyses in Python
  • Utilize DL frameworks like Pytorch or Tensorflow to build and train neural models for NLP tasks
  • Own projects from their inception to production release (and beyond)
  • Write efficient, clean, and maintainable Python code
  • Work with your team members and members of other teams to implement scalable and maintainable cloud-based solutions
  • Own and maintain the production environment together with your team members

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's or PhD in NLP, Machine Learning, or related field
  • 2 years relevant professional experience
  • Expert knowledge and extensive experience working with textual data
  • Fluent in Python
  • Proficient in Software Development
  • Experience working on various NLP projects
  • Strong team player
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Fluent in English

Benefits & Perks

  • Competitive health, vision and dental benefits
  • Healthcare and dependent care FSA
  • Employer-matched 401(k) plan
  • Stock incentive program
  • Paid parental leave
  • Fitness reimbursement and wellness workshops
  • Discounted Pet Health Program
  • Flexible time off and work schedule
  • Commuter perks
  • Stocked kitchen & Everytable Smartfridge
  • Dog-friendly HQ office - we love our fur babies!
  • Incredible work/life balance with a collaborative and friendly work space
  • GumGum Gives Back volunteering opportunities
  • Team building lunches and events, and monthly company celebrations
  • Located in hotbed of tech startups, just blocks from the beach

Career & Development Focus

  • Ongoing learning and development for education opportunities such as webinars, books, classes, relevant conferences and events
  • Opportunities to pursue business related side projects and yearly Hackathon
  • Highly encouraged to contribute to open source software, including our own open source software
  • Environment of learning from peers, including meetups, presentations and blog posts
  • Opportunity to work with cutting edge technology
  • Life Skills sessions - geared towards the whole life/health/person
  • Leadership Bites Dinner Series - connecting current and future GumGum leaders over great food and meaningful conversation

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