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    We Are Hiring!

    We are looking for motivated minds who want to build a billion-dollar company.  

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As an NLP specialist at Worthix, you will work with a small team to develop state of the art models for text data analysis in order to provide insights on challenging survey data. These models will integrate into anexisting API and be used to analyze hundreds of thousands of text instances. You will help to develop internal tools to improve the analysis of machine learning models to better understand and improve their performance on testing data. You will also work on data preprocessing and postprocessing to improve model performance and reduce model training times.

REQUIREMENTS

Programming Requirements:
   
  • 2+ years of programming experience
  • Experience with algorithm analysis, design, and implementation
  • Proficiency with scripting languages [Python or Lua]

NLP Requirements:

  • Familiarity with a variety of modern supervised NLP tasks [Document classification, sentiment analysis, dependency parsing, etc.]
  • Familiarity with modern NLP algorithms and models [LSTMs, Structured perceptron, CNNs, LDA, viterbi, word2vec, fastText, etc.]
  • Ability to read modern NLP and ML papers and apply or implement their results 
  • Experience with NLP libraries [spaCy, NLTK, CoreNLP, etc.]
  • Background in fundamental and applied probability and statistics 
  • Understanding of hypothesis testing and validation 
 

PREFERRED SKILLS

  • Experience with data visualization libraries [Matplotlib, D3.js, etc.]
  • Background in linear algebra, calculus, and combinatorics
  • Basic skills with HTML and Javascript (for developing internal tools)
 
THIS POSITION IS PERFECT FOR YOU IF YOU ARE SOMEONE WHO

  • Wants to join a Silicon Valley startup
  • Wants to make history through innovation
  • Wants to be part of the creative process 
  • Isn't afraid of asking relevant questions and challenging the status quo
  • Can "take a punch" and get right back up
  • Love the idea of working in an informal and fun Silicon Valley culture 
  • Is self started and prefers to be managed by metrics and results as opposed to schedules
 

THIS POSITION IS NOT GOOD FOR YOU IF YOU ARE SOMEONE WHO

  • Requires peace and quiet to be productive
  • Doesn't like to have fun at the office
  • Thinks that a great tomorrow is better than a good today
  • Doesn't like diversity
  • Is looking for a 9-5 job that would make your grandpa proud
  • Doesn't like technology and nerds

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Market competitive compensation 
  • Partial benefits health/dental/401K
  • Flexible working schedule
  • Free snacks/drinks

Apply Here!