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NLP Engineer

20/07/2018

Job Description

Aspect employs a team of passionate individuals who are changing the face of customer engagement. Over our 40-year history we have empowered employees by creating an inspired community that values customer obsession, unlocked communications and relentless innovation. Our ability to think big has enabled us to continually evolve and lead the market, and to stay on the forefront with exciting technologies including cloud, mobile and artificial intelligence.

 

Job Description

A Natural Language Processing (NLP) Engineer is passionate about language and language applications while possessing the technical skills to “make things work.” This R&D position directly supports the development of automated dialogue system technology such as chatbots. The NLP Engineer is responsible for developing and maintaining language models within our Natural Language Understanding engine. Creative problem-solving and a deep understanding of linguistic concepts are central skills. The position will also involve acting as a consultant to other teams requiring expertise in language matters. The job requires close interaction with Development, QA, Support, and Professional Services teams. We are seeking a candidate with proficiency in multiple languages, excellent communication skills, and strong analytical capability. You will be working in a multi-disciplinary, geographically distributed team with colleagues in China, Germany, India, and the US.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, or Linguistics; specialized study in Dialogue or Discourse, or a Master’s degree, is a plus.
  • Excellent English communication skills, plus fluency in other languages, with a particular interest in German, Spanish, or Portuguese.
  • Ability to demonstrate creative problem-solving skills and to contribute to the development of high-quality technology products.
  • Technical skills to learn how to use new tools quickly and independently.
  • Professional demeanor to maintain and enhance relationships.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to operate in a team-oriented development environment that is geographically distributed.
  • Ability to pass a background check.
  • Physical requirements include sitting for long periods of time.

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Proficiency in at least one scripting or programming language (such as Python, Java, etc.)
  • Knowledge of databases, including SQL proficiency
  • Knowledge of regular expressions
  • Experience with chatbots, machine learning

Qualifications

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, or Linguistics; specialized study in Dialogue or Discourse, or a Master’s degree, is a plus.
  • Excellent English communication skills, plus fluency in other languages, with a particular interest in German, Spanish, or Portuguese.
  • Ability to demonstrate creative problem-solving skills and to contribute to the development of high-quality technology products.
  • Technical skills to learn how to use new tools quickly and independently.
  • Professional demeanor to maintain and enhance relationships.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to operate in a team-oriented development environment that is geographically distributed.
  • Ability to pass a background check.
  • Physical requirements include sitting for long periods of time.

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Proficiency in at least one scripting or programming language (such as Python, Java, etc.)
  • Knowledge of databases, including SQL proficiency
  • Knowledge of regular expressions
  • Experience with chatbots, machine learning

Aspect is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people, including women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans or any other legally protected group.

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