We are seeking a dynamic, passionate and experienced Natural Language Understanding (NLU) Engineer to:

Apply cutting-edge methods of NLP/NLU/Semantic Parsing/Dialog Management to question answering.
Design a state-of-the-art NLU pipeline that connects to an ontology-based knowledge base.
Propose and execute research and development of novel NLU approaches.
Apply latest machine learning methods to develop a strong NLU core.
Create a scalable solution connecting semantic parsing, ontologies and knowledge graphs.
Collaborate with a world-class ASR/STT/NLG/TTS team and with the engineering organization to integrate your work product into the overall product architecture.

The Senior NLU Scientist will report to the Chief Scientific Officer.


Telepathy Labs



PhD in a quantitative field with working knowledge of machine learning and computer science

Work experience

Strong background with at least 3 years of NLP/NLU/NLG/dialog research and application

Technical skills

Experience with Python packages for Machine Learning (Scikit-Learn), NLP (SpaCy), and Deep Learning (Pytorch)
Experience with question answering, graph databases (e.g., Neo4j), graph traversal (e.g. Cypher) and relational databases (e.g., SQL).
Familiarity with recent research on deep learning for NLP/NLU (DNN, CNN, LSTM, Seq2Seq, Attention, )
Publications in communities such as NAACL, EMNLP, SIGIR, Recsys, WWW, WSDM, KDD, AAAI, or related conferences and journals.

Personal skills

Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to communicate effectively with product and engineering teams as well as the ability to dive into production engineering systems
Strong logical and analytical skills.
Able to deal with complex and abstract concepts and data driven
Demonstrated ability to analyze problems to identify the root cause
Professional attitude, detail-oriented and organized
Ability to work well both alone and within a larger team
Ability to work in multi-functional teams
Ability to combine multiple task and projects

Industry you come from:

Software as a Service (SaaS)
Information Technology and Services

Industry we work in:

Our users are operators, technicians, sales professionals, executives, and field service personnel from all levels of the enterprise ecosystem.


Educational level:

Ph. D.

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying


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