Want to build the “Siri for Education?” Cognii’s mission is to transform education with the help of artificial intelligence technologies. We are seeking bright and talented research and development engineers to work on natural language processing and machine learning technologies for educational assessments. You will have the opportunity to work with the experienced team towards developing compelling products and solutions for our growing customer demand.

As a member of our research engineering team, you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Design and implement NLP algorithms for educational assessments
  • Semantic modeling of textual data
  • Write scripts and tools for performance analysis
  • Contribute to technical documentation of system modules and results

You should have experience and background in some of the following areas with a strong commitment to developing practical applications

  • natural language understanding
  • statistical machine learning
  • syntactic and semantic analysis
  • textual entailment and assessment
  • large scale data modeling
  • information extraction and filtering
  • educational technology experience is a plus

Desired Qualifications:

  • MS or PhD in computer science or related discipline
  • Strong background in statistical modeling, NLP and machine learning
  • Proficiency with Java/Ruby/Python, Matlab/Octave, Shell scripting
  • Familiarity with SQL, Git, AWS EC2
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn and apply a wide range of technologies
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

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About Cognii

Cognii is an educational technology startup that provides technological solutions for automatic assessment of a student's essay-type answers. Its intelligent learning and assessment engine facilitates the active learning process for personalized self-paced learning.