Senior Software Engineer - Natural Language Processing
Job Requisition Number: 35836
New York - USA
The Discoverability team is looking for a developer with industry experience in Natural Language Processing. Our team's mission is to help users find the right answers from the vast quantity of financial data and functionality on the Bloomberg Terminal. We use a combination of Natural Language Question Answering and search techniques to accomplish this. Our team owns a Question/Answer engine as well as a comprehensive search system.
We are looking for a highly motivated developer with extensive industry experience with Natural Language Processing. An ideal candidate would have track record of delivering high-quality software under production deadlines.
A successful applicant would help us research and implement solutions in several areas such as
- Building a Question Answering infrastructure to provide Natural Language interfaces to various Bloomberg applications.
- Machine analyzing textual data such as articles and conversations to improve our understanding of the language specific to financial domain.
- Using NLP techniques to provide better search functionality over Bloomberg data.
- Expertise in production-quality software development using C++
- 3+ years of experience designing and implementing high quality production systems with a focus on Machine Learning and Statistical NLP techniques for entity extraction, word-sense disambiguation, information clustering etc.
- Experience developing/enhancing client-facing applications
- Strong communication skills
- Experience and interest in Search techniques is a plus
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