SoapBox Labs is looking for a Computational Linguist/NLP Engineer to join our data modelling and evaluation group.

You will work with our team to help us develop and implement novel approaches to language modelling of children’s speech across a range of languages. We are looking for enthusiastic and committed candidates who thrive in a dynamic, self-directed team environment.

SoapBox Labs are building speech recognition technology for children between the ages of 4 and 12, enabling device interactions for gaming, learning and communication. The SoapBox platform allows developers to incorporate our speech technology solutions into their digital apps, products, and web services.

Main areas of focus for this role

Language Model Data & Development
Multilingual NLP Applications
System Performance Evaluation & Optimisation
Data Quality Monitoring & Optimisation.


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The Skills and Qualifications you need for this role (required)

PhD/Masters in NLP or Computational Linguistics
Experience (5+ years) in Language Modelling, NLP or related field
Experience with deep learning methods and toolkits
Experience working with speech technologies
Experience using scalable methods and infrastructure
Software engineering experience – scripting languages
Proven ability to focus on hard problems and develop novel techniques to tackle them

Skills That Would Benefit You In This Role (desirable)

Experience building NLU applications
Experience/knowledge/interest of working with children’s data
Data Analysis and Machine Learning techniques, use of LSTM-RNN networks

Educational level:

Master Degree

Level of experience (years):

Senior (5+ years of experience)

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying


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