Avvo is a fast-moving, data-driven tech company and the Machine Learning Engineering team plays a vital role in helping our product team and other stakeholders shape our services.

Avvo is looking for Machine Learning Engineers with a practical background in machine learning, ideally with experience in natural language understanding, information retrieval, knowledge extraction, or deep learning. You will be leading the machine learning effort in working with product engineers in building content recommendation, personalization, review engine etc. to enhance our customer experience.

What you’ll do

Apply machine learning, collaborative filtering, NLP, At Rest in Motion and deep learning methods to massive data sets
Prototype new algorithms, evaluate with small scale experiments, and later productionize solutions at scale
Collaborate with a cross-functional agile team of software engineers, domain experts, and others to build new product features
Help drive optimization, testing and tooling to improve data quality
Iterate on recommendation quality through continuous feedback loop and A/B testing




Who you are

MS in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, or related field required
Strong background in Natural Language Processing, Artificial Intelligence with an emphasis on text, Information Retrieval, Information Extraction, NER or modern machine learning.
Strong knowledge in POS tagger, shallow and deep parser, feature scaling, dimensionality reduction & data compression techniques, TD-IDF, SVM, Ensemble models (Bagging, Boosting), model tuning using grid-search etc.
5+ years of software development experience in NLP development & or text analytics
3+ years of experience implementing machine learning systems at scale at least in any of the language Scala or Python (preferred), Java
You care about agile software processes, data-driven development, reliability, and responsible experimentation
You preferably have experience with data processing and storage frameworks like Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc.
You preferably have machine learning publications or work on open source to share with us

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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