Senior Software Engineer, Natural Language Processing

New York
Research
Full-time
At ASAPP, our mission is to solve complex and challenging problems by building transformative machine learning-powered products. We leverage artificial intelligence to address significant challenges that share three common characteristics: huge economic scale, systemic inefficiencies, and tremendous amounts of data. Our talented teams that drive our product innovation and development are located in New York City, San Francisco, Mountain View, and Buenos Aires.

We're seeking a Software Engineer who has at least four years of experience writing production code to work with our NLP research team. As a Software Engineer on the NLP team, you will work together with Research Scientists, Research Engineers, and ML Engineers to drive applications of technologies developed by the NLP team. The role will also focus on helping to develop our in-house machine learning experiment framework Flambé, contribute to its open-source success, and participate in building a leading library for AI research and development. You will have the opportunity to grow your machine learning knowledge, and to occasionally co-author research papers also.

What you'll need

    • 4+ years experience building software with either Python, Java, Go, or C++ 
    • Self-learner, independent, and have outstanding problem-solving skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Totally comfortable with all aspects of backend engineering

What we'd like to see

    • A Bachelor’s Degree in a field of science, technology, engineering, or math or equivalent hands-on experience
    • Service Oriented Software Architectures
    • Web service development, REST or SOAP APIs
    • Scalable distributed applications experience
    • Strong interest in NLP or ML

Perks

    • Competitive compensation
    • Free lunch daily
    • Fully stocked kitchen and snack room
    • Fitness and wellness perks
    • Learning and development opportunities
ASAPP is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or veteran status. If you have a disability and need assistance with our employment application process, please email us at careers@asapp.com to obtain assistance. #LI-KZ1