Junior NLP/Machine Learning Developer

You will implement, evaluate and maintain various Natural Language Processing algorithms.

Responsibilities

  • Build datasets for training and evaluation of NLP algorithms
  • Write statistical and rule-based NLP algorithms
  • Use exciting technologies such as word embeddings, topic models, CRFs, SVMs
  • Learn from our more experienced NLP developers

Experience

  • Commercial or academic experience of NLP algorithms, or a clearly demonstrable interest in the area
  • 2+ years experience of an object orientated programming language (preferably C# but we’ll consider Java, Scala, Python etc)
  • An in-depth knowledge of English grammar and vocabulary (familiarity with grammar and vocabulary of other languages is a plus)
  • Focus on quality and timely delivery
  • Strong attention to detail
  • A can-do attitude and the ability to think creatively to solve problems

Hours of work

40 hours/week

Please note that we are a fully-remote company so all applicants must be prepared to work independently from their own space.

As we are a UK company, this will be a freelance position. Any applicants will be responsible for paying taxes in their own country.

How to apply

Please send a resume and a cover letter detailing why you are the right person for this position to MachineLearning@prowritingaid.com

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