FactSet is currently seeking a talented and motivated professional to join the Machine Learning and Language Technologies(MLT) Group. The primary responsibility for this position will be the development of systems for natural language analysis, classification tasks, information retrieval, machine translation and processing of financial data.
FactSet’s Engineering team is composed of highly talented and motivated individuals, primarily selected from top-tier technical programs around the world. We believe in creating a loose team environment in which everyone can contribute individually, yet at the same time cultivating a community where engineers can depend on each other for help, learning, and development.
Our management approach is to trust and expect the best. We encourage developers to take initiative to complete projects, manage multiple tasks, set individual day-to-day priorities. We also encourage creativity and innovation. In our friendly yet professional atmosphere, FactSet offers an excellent opportunity to grow and be a part of a successful team. An ideal candidate for this position has a good mix of technical and analytical skills for software development, as well as a research-oriented background suitable for developing solutions for language processing tasks
• Solid foundation in Natural Language Processing or Machine Learning
• MS, or PhD in Computer Science or related discipline
• Strong proficiency in Java or Python
• Familiarity with Open Source ML/NLP toolkits (We like tools such as scikit-learn, Mallet, IPython, Pandas, Weka, Vowpal Wabbit)
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
Familiarity with any of the following is recommended:
• A scripting language like Python, Bash
• Machine Translation
• Knowledge of Database Technologies : SQL, NoSQL
• Financial/Investment/Business knowledge
How to apply:
Please mention NLP People as a source when applying
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