Join our team’s mission to create robots that help people reach their full potential!

Embodied, Inc. (www.embodied.me) is a growing team of passionate engineers developing products and services that impact people’s quality of life in meaningful ways. We are creating a new product category from the ground up that values and caters to the full diversity of our consumers.

From the heart of Old Town Pasadena, in sunny Los Angeles, California, our diverse team is founded and led by experts in robotics, AI and machine learning, entertainment, and consumer electronics. We are securely funded by Intel, Osage, Amazon, and other investors.

Ideal applicants have expertise in natural language processing and machine learning. Please find more details about this opportunity below.

At Embodied, we support diversity and we are an equal opportunity workplace. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes compensation, health benefits, ground-floor employee stock options, flexible PTO, and flexible schedules. We are a dynamic and diverse team that likes to push the status quo. Our work environment is collaborative, flexible, and very supportive of work-life balance.

Position Summary

Embodied is looking to add a talented and creative Senior Natural Language Processing Engineer to our growing technical team. Responsibilities include:

Design and implement state-of-the-art NLP algorithms to enable organic, emotionally responsive natural conversation

Push the envelope on current NLP techniques, and develop new algorithms on our robot platform

Work collaboratively with:

Domain experts to implement robot features and behaviors specific to end-users’ needs

Creative team of writers and animators to design engaging robot content

CV and ML experts to improve and personalize user perception

Firmware and software engineers to implement NLP

Have fun & learn while working at a startup with a great team and an incredible mission!


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Minimum Qualifications

5+ years of professional experience building robust NLP systems from scratch to scale

Implementation level knowledge of Machine and Statistical Learning techniques applied to today’s NLP problems, such as Speech Recognition, Entity Extraction and Linking, Semantic Parsing, Conversation Analysis, and Machine Translation

Experience implementing Deep Learning techniques to solve novel language challenges

Experience using and building upon existing chatbot frameworks, familiarity with intent-based and flow-based chatbots.

Experience with tools for text processing and representation; worked with standard tools such as NLTK, gensim, Mahout, OpenNLP, CMUSphinx, CoreNLP, Lingpipe, Mallet, etc.

Familiarity with Java, Python, Git; comfortable with both object-oriented and procedural programming

Excellent communication skills to effectively collaborate with an interdisciplinary team

Preferred Qualifications

Implementation level experience with open-source ML toolkits such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras, Theano, Caffe, MLlib etc.

BS/BA in CS, Data Science, CE, EE, Statistics, or Robotics (MS/PhD with focus in NLP preferred)

Strong programming skills in implementing efficient algorithms for large corpus text analysis, translation or context understanding

Experience leveraging existing databases and language corpuses for novel analyses.

Experience with NLP cloud platforms as well as local modelling

Embodied is creating robots to help make the world a better place. Come join us to make an impact!

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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