Voice Researcher - NLP/NLU

Voice Researcher for NLU/NLP - International Company - English Only - Tokyo - Salary up to 10M

Your new company
One of the largest internet services company globally and provides more than 70 services spanning eCommerce, finance, telecommunication, sports and much more to over 1.4 billion customers worldwide.

Your new role
- Work on research projects with senior members to stay on top of the state-of-the-art in NLU, NLG and other areas related to conversational AI and be able to implement and experiment with these models.
- Work with other research scientists to develop novel algorithms and initiatives that will support the vast amount of business data and resources
- Join the discussion on short/middle-term direction of projects while aligning with business, product and engineering team
- Work with Project Management team to gather business requirements, define suitable KPIs and guide members on how to validate if the solution(s) built meets/exceeds the requirements/KPIs
- Support engineering teams and product teams to build large-scale, integrated speech processing systems, using both in-house developed solutions and external vendor solutions.
- Contribute to the advancement of science via writing papers, attending conferences and submitting patent proposals

What you'll need to succeed
- Currently has or is in the process of obtaining a PhD in Computer Science, Machine Learning, NLP or related areas Or MS with 4+ years of industry experience.
- Strong background and hands-on experience in NLP/NLU/NLG or other areas related to conversational AI. Specifically, experience of working with one or more of these areas –text embeddings, semantic text matching, entity extraction / disambiguation, intent classification, question-answering, chatbots, text summarization, multi-turn dialog management –is expected.
- Familiarity with open-source ML, DL, NLP software. E.g. Python libraries like Scikit-learn, Tensorflow, Pytorch, and others.
- Strong programming skills in any programming language, preferably Python.
- Strong background in data structures and algorithms.
- Academic publications in top-tier peer reviewed conferences / journals such as ACL, AAAI, IJCAI, EMNLP, NeurIPS, ICML, ICDM, CIKM, KDD or others.
- English fluency and ability to communicate effectively with researchers, engineers and business people
- Self-motivated and willingness to take challenges to new technologies, research problems and services

What you'll get in return
In return for your dedication, you'll be rewarded with:
  • The ability to expand your experience in NLU/NLP
  • Experience working with multi-cultural colleagues

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
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Job Type
Inner Tokyo

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Philippe Charrut, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Tokyo Head Office
Izumi Garden Tower 28th Floor, 1-6-1 Roppongi

Telephone: 0335602909