The NFL Digital Media Group is seeking a Technology Lead for a new initiative involving artificial intelligence and conversational interfaces. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team working on a new product for the NFL, while still being a part of a larger Engineering team responsible for major applications such as NFL.com, NFL Fantasy and the NFL mobile app.
The ideal candidate will be a quick learner with good communication skills and experience managing software development teams with at least four members. Experience with natural language processing, artificial intelligence and conversational interfaces (such as text-based bots and voice assistants such as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant) is a plus but not required.
Work with product management, content, design and operations to define and evolve the overall design of new conversational experiences.
Architect solutions by leveraging third-party cloud services, NFL private APIs, and custom development where necessary.
Manage software development staff, including recruiting for open positions.
Source and manage external software development partners.
Collaborate with a wide range of business teams to promote and support the product.
Multi-tiered caching configurations (such as Memcached, Redis, Akamai, Varnish, Fastly)
RESTful API endpoint development and optimization to power app experiences
Scalable relational and non-relational databases (such as MySQL)
Distributed batch processing
Service oriented architectures
Agile development practices
Define precise and accurate acceptance criteria for technical requirements that will be used by developers, automation test frameworks and by product owners to ensure that product owner intent is effectively captured and can be tested
Lead technical operations, including communication on event readiness, collaboration strategy with all product and platform vendors, monitor platform performance for expected behavior and anomalies and ad delivery
NLP/NLP libraries such as word2vec
Voice and chat platforms such as Amazon Lex and Google Dialogflow
How to apply:
Please mention NLP People as a source when applying
NFL is a professional sports league in the U.S. that acts as a trade association for franchise owners to promote the sport and much more.