Would you like to help power the AI behind Booking.com’s newest platform? The world’s largest accommodation booking website is looking for NLP experts to join our Messaging Track within the Front End department. This product development team is developing a chatbot to power the full customer purchase and service journey, all the way through the stay.
Develop solutions for real world, large scale problems.
Transform large, complex textual datasets into pragmatic, actionable insights.
Innovate Natural Language Processing algorithms to facilitate data-driven decision making and influence tangible business gain.
Have the capacity to thrive in our fast-paced environment, adapt quickly and take ownership of your work.
Minimum two years of relevant work experience
Masters, PhD, or equivalent experience in a quantitative field (Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Artificial Intelligence, etc.)
Prior experience with text classification using Support Vector Machines, Convolutional Neural Networks, Word Embeddings.
Prior experience with sequence labeling or information extraction using Recurrent Neural Networks, Conditional Random Fields, Hidden Markov Models.
Experience with natural language understanding, dialog systems or reinforcement learning is a big plus.
Excellent English communication skills; the ability to convey your message to team members and other stakeholders
Prior experience with some of the following techniques: Expectation Maximization, Graphical Models, Bayesian Networks, Representation Learning
Experience with at least one scripting language, e.g. Python, Perl, and one programming language, e.g. C, C++, Java, Scala
Exposure to SQL and relational databases
Worked with the Hadoop Ecosystem
Implemented multi-core/distributed software, preferably in a Linux environment
Level of experience (years):
Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Booking.com B.V., part of the Priceline Group (Nasdaq: PCLN), owns and operates Booking.com™, the world leader in booking accommodations online. Each day, over 850,000 room nights are reserved on Booking.com. The Booking.com website and apps attract visitors from both the leisure and business sectors worldwide.
Established in 1996, Booking.com B.V. guarantees the best prices for any type of property, from small, family-run bed and breakfasts to executive apartments and five-star luxury suites. Independent accommodations are also specifically a focus of Villas.com, a sister site recently launched by Booking.com. Truly international, Booking.com is available in 42 languages, and offers over 635,000 properties in 212 countries.