Techical Lead NLP Engineer

Location: New York, USA Salary: US$140000 - US$200000 per annum + competitive
Sector: Banking and Finance, IT, Banking IT, Data and Business Intelligence Type: Permanent

One of the leading global financial services firms is looking to add a NLP Technical Lead to work in the newly formed Artificial Intelligence team inside of their Wealth Management Division. You will be doing hands-on Research and Development and will be responsible for delivering NLP-based products in the financial domain. Products may span Deep/Shallow Question Answering, Search, ChatBots to enable various operation tasks, client assistance based on inferred client needs, Virtual Assistant to Financial Advisors etc. You will be expected to be a mentor who will guide other NLP Research Engineers to build, release and maintain these products.


  • MS or Ph.D. in Computer Science, Computational Linguistics, Electrical Engineering or related disciplines
  • +8 years of experience doing research and development, building NLP-based systems with either:
    • QA Systems: Experience developing end-to-end Statistical and/or Deep Learning NLP systems or components for Topic detection and modeling, Question Answering, text/document retrieval, text classification, sentiment analysis etc.
    • Dialogue System: Experience developing end-to-end systems or components for conversational dialogue systems.
  • Experience working as a part of a distributed team.
  • Experience working with DBs, Knowledge graphs, Ontologies.
  • Experience with UIMA based development, NL toolkits such as NLTK, Scikit-learn, Stanford NLP, Keras, Tensor Flow, Theano and other DL toolkits.
  • Experience with developing and releasing a commercial/scalable NLP-based product.
  • Experience creating and evaluating systems with WikiQA, SQuAD*LI

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