Software Engineer, Machine Learning, New York

A permanent position with Cortical.io, a young company that focuses on Natural Language Understanding (NLU) and which has built up an impressive client portfolio of Fortune 500 companies.

Where you’ll be working

The position entails a combination of:

  • Working in our New York city office (mid-town Manhattan)

  • Between 25% and 50% of your time working at customer sites in various parts of the US

What you’ll be working on

  • Applying state-of-the-art NLP and machine learning techniques to solving real-world use cases in large businesses

  • Working closely with our clients, including big names in the financial world, to install and customize our AI-powered technology for diverse and fascinating use cases

What you must have

  • One of the following:

    • A master’s degree in computer science, AI, machine learning, information retrieval, or NLP

    • Bachelor degree plus practical experience in one of the above fields

  • Two or more years’ experience as software engineer or machine learning or NLP engineer

  • Professional experience with Java

    • Experience in design and implementation of industry production level software
  • Software engineering skills

    • Continuous integration, build automation, version control, coding standards, code reviews

    • Experience in working with common buzzwords such as Spring, REST, JSON, NoSQL

  • Experience with a common IDE such as IntelliJ or Eclipse

  • Experience in working with a UNIX-style environment - you need to know your way around the bash on your Mac

  • Detailed understanding of NLP and/or AI

  • A good working proficiency in written and oral English

  • Good communication skills, for interaction with technical and business people at all levels of customers’ organizations

  • Authorization to work in the US

  • Willingness to travel in the US and internationally for 25% to 50% of your time

It would be great if you also had:

  • Professional experience working on NLP and/or AI projects

  • Experience with other programming languages, e.g. Scala, Python, Shell scripting

  • Practical experience with NLP frameworks

  • Experience in customer-facing roles

What you’ll benefit from

  • A competitive salary

  • A generous benefits package, including 15 paid vacation days a year, 10 paid public holidays, up to 5 paid sick days, plus medical insurance

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • A relaxed, diverse, and friendly team

  • Chances to spend time in Austria and different parts of the US

  • The satisfaction of engineering successful machine learning solutions, where competing technologies have come up short

  • Joining an expanding startup that is already working with many big-name clients

If you think you are a good fit for the position and meet the requirements, we would love to hear from you!

Eligibility to work in the United States

Cortical.io USA Inc. participates in the E-Verify program to determine the eligibility of new employees to work in the USA. For additional information, visit https://www.uscis.gov/e-verify

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your details (cover letter and CV) to [email protected]

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