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NLP Developer

Charlotte, North Carolina;

Job Description:

Responsible for performing complex analysis and modeling. Utilizes a variety of systems including, but not limited to Excel, Access, Visual Basic, SAS, and InfoQuest at an intermediary level. Provides analytical support on various strategies to ensure company goals are met. Coordinates the production of performance reports and updates for senior management. May utilize established databases to provide statistical and financial modeling. Analyzes portfolio trends, concerning risk, loss trends, marketing performance, portfolio dynamics, and bureau scoring criteria. Will participate in the rollout of company-wide pilot programs developed as a result of programmed models. Duties primarily include the regular use of discretion and independent judgment. 2-5 years experience preferred.Responsible for performing complex analysis and modeling. Utilizes a variety of systems including, but not limited to Excel, Access, Visual Basic, SAS, and InfoQuest at an intermediary level. Provides analytical support on various strategies to ensure company goals are met. Coordinates the production of performance reports and updates for senior management. May utilize established databases to provide statistical and financial modeling. Analyzes portfolio trends, concerning risk, loss trends, marketing performance, portfolio dynamics, and bureau scoring criteria. Will participate in the rollout of company-wide pilot programs developed as a result of programmed models. Duties primarily include the regular use of discretion and independent judgment. 2-5 years experience preferred.

Required Skills

  • 4 - 6 years of professional experience in NLP programming
  • NLP programming in R and or Python / Anaconda
  • Heavy programming skills; linguistics, text mining/ data mining
  • Demonstrated background in NLP and machine learning. Preference for degrees in computer science, information retrieval, statistics, applied math, or other quantitative field
  • Demonstrated track record of publication in peer reviewed journals and conferences
  • Track-record of having developed novel algorithms
  • Has demonstrated experience working with large data sets in Hadoop and traditional SQL databases
  • Solid background in statistical learning techniques for NLP (HMMs, CRFs, SVMs, LDA, LSI,MRFs)
  • Must have ML/NLP algorithm implementation experience as well as the ability to create /modify standard algorithms (e.g. change objectives, work-out the math and implement)
  • Experience in deep learning - phonetics (valued)
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: entity/relation extraction, information extraction, summarization, semantics, document classification, ontology, question answering, and knowledge graph
  • Experience on modern deep learning approaches to NLP: word/paragraph embedding’s, structured prediction, sentiment analysis, disambiguation

Job Band:

H5

Shift: 

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week:

40

Weekly Schedule:

Referral Bonus Amount:

0

Job Description:

Job Description Summary

Responsible for performing complex analysis and modeling. Utilizes a variety of systems including, but not limited to Excel, Access, Visual Basic, SAS, and InfoQuest at an intermediary level. Provides analytical support on various strategies to ensure company goals are met. Coordinates the production of performance reports and updates for senior management. May utilize established databases to provide statistical and financial modeling. Analyzes portfolio trends, concerning risk, loss trends, marketing performance, portfolio dynamics, and bureau scoring criteria. Will participate in the rollout of company-wide pilot programs developed as a result of programmed models. Duties primarily include the regular use of discretion and independent judgment. 2-5 years experience preferred.

Required Skills

  • BS, MS, Ph.D in Computer Science, Data Science, Statistics or related discipline, or equivalent industry experience
  • 3+ years experience with Python and/or R
  • Highly skilled with Python’s data science ecosystem – Pandas, Numpy
  • Comfortable with at least one major word-embedding framework – Word2Vec, FastText, Glove, etc
  • Solid background in statistical learning techniques for NLP - LDA, LSI, TF-IDF, HMM, etc.
  • Sufficient theoretical understanding of machine learning techniques and algorithms – Logistic Regression, Random Forest, SVM, etc.
  • Track-record of having developed approaches to solve customer focused problems
  • Has demonstrated experience working with large data sets in Hadoop and traditional SQL databases
  • Experience in deep learning - phonetics (valued)
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: entity/relation extraction, information extraction, summarization, semantics, document classification, ontology, question answering, and knowledge graph
  • Experience on modern deep learning approaches to NLP: word/paragraph embedding’s, structured prediction, sentiment analysis, disambiguation
  • Ability to consistently deliver results across shifting priorities and deadlines in fast paced environment
  • Ability to work with a ‘sense of urgency’ in order to meet critical deadlines
  • Detail oriented with strong investigative and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to proactively engage in a teamwork culture

    Desired

  • Bilingual: English and Spanish
  • Ability to code and communicate fluently in English and Spanish
  • Ability to indirectly manage peer level associates who are part of problem solving teams
  • Background in teaching NLP algorithms to beginners and advanced Data Scientists

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

Full time

JR-21006587

Band: H5

Manages People: Yes

Travel: No

Manager:

Talent Acquisition Contact:

James Henry

Referral Bonus:

0