The FactSet Engineering team is composed of highly talented and motivated individuals, primarily selected from top-tier technical programs around the world. We believe this approach fosters the continual introduction of new technologies and ideas, which has been critical to our success. Our engineers believe that a key to their, and Fact Set’s, success is creating a loose team environment in which everyone can contribute individually, yet at the same time cultivate a community where engineers can depend on each other for help, learning, and development

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.

Our management approach is to trust and expect the best. We encourage developers to take initiative to complete projects, manage multiple tasks and 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.




Required Skills

Strong Projecct Experience in Natural Language Processing or Machine Learning

BS, MS, or PhD in Computer Science/Statistics/Mathematics or related discipline

3-7 Year work Experience

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

Educational level:

Bachelor’s Degree

Level of experience (years):

Mid Career (2+ years of experience)

How to apply:

Please mention NLP People as a source when applying


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About FactSet

FactSet is a leading provider of financial data and analytic applications for investment management and investment banking professionals around the globe.

FactSet offers instant access to financial data and analytics to thousands of analysts, portfolio managers, and investment bankers at the world’s financial institutions.

FactSet’s business is built on the creative use of technology and an unwavering dedication to client service. We remain on the cutting edge by continually developing and refining our software. Our tools enable clients to perform investment research at the most sophisticated level. We offer individual consultant contacts, 24-hour personal support, and dedication to our users for client service that is unsurpassed in the industry.

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