Senior Language Engineer

Chicago or Austin or San Jose

You will be focused on mentoring, designing, developing and maintaining natural language-based solutions in domains including artificial intelligence, machine learning, personalization, expert functions plus database and language processing systems.

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Here at Artificial Solutions we have a mission: Make Technology Think!

Are you ready to join this exciting adventure?

We are looking for a talented Language Engineer to join our Professional Services team!

You will be focused on mentoring, designing, developing and maintaining natural language-based solutions in domains including artificial intelligence, machine learning, personalization, expert functions plus database and language processing systems.

A proactive approach and the ability to work within an agile framework are essential ingredients.

Reporting to the Director of Professional Services in the US, you will be working on a wide range of projects within in a team of Computational Linguists, Project Manager and Technical Consultants.

 

Wondering what you will be doing? Here it goes!

  • Working with Project Managers, Computational Linguists and Technical Consultants in customer, prospect and partner workshops to develop highly advanced natural language capabilities.
  • Using its native language & technical skills to build natural language solutions and to enhance them through integrations, interfaces and additional coding.
  • Designing, building, and testing natural language artefacts and solutions based upon customer, prospect and partner requirements encompassed in technical specifications.
  • Analyzing session log files to assess artifact and solution capabilities and to determine relevant development options.
  • Actively participating in the sales cycle, working alongside the project manager in preparation of proposal (SOW), project scoping & estimation, proposal creation and contract preparations.

We are a great match if you have:

Education:

  • Masters’ in Computational Linguistics, Applied Linguistics, Language Technologies or similar. (PhD is a plus).

Linguistics and computational linguistics knowledge and skills:

  • Practical knowledge in dialogue management, with strong understanding of morphology, lexicology, automated speech analysis and synthesis.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ relevant industry experience, preferably in a consulting/customer-facing role.
  • Understanding or experience with machine-learning, machine translation, some standard NLP toolkits, such as NLTK, Stanford CoreNLP, or Spacey.

Technical skills:

  • Proficiency in SQL and/or OO languages like Java, Groovy, Python, R, Ruby.
  • Knowledge of NLP, ML and Statistical Analysis.

Language skills:

  • English: Fluent both in written and spoken is mandatory.
  • Additional languages are a plus.

Personal Skills:

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze problems to identify the root cause.
  • Passionate, highly motivated and self-starter.
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with stakeholders at different levels.
  • Professional attitude, detail-oriented and organized.
  • Ability to work well both alone and within a larger multi-functional team.
  • Ability to combine multiple tasks and projects.

 

Take a look at the Perks & Benefits of working with us!

  • International environment with 30+ different nationalities working in a collaborative way.
  • Ad hoc possibility to work from home.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Health insurance, with dental and vision coverage.
  • FSA & 401K Plans.
  • Continuous learning program.
  • Real opportunity to travel within US.