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Helping low-skilled workers in India find jobs using WhatsApp

Natural Language Processing (NLP) Researcher

₹15L – ₹25L • 0.1% – 0.5%
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We're seeking an NLP Researcher to help us realize our mission of bringing job opportunities to billions of people across the world.

Responsibilities:

• Develop scalable language models from text data to “understand” text utterances on messaging apps (WhatsApp, FB Messenger) for speakers of regional languages.
• Develop conversational framework for training and support content.
• Develop mini-dialogue systems for common conversational use cases.

Technical Requirements:

• Currently pursuing Computer Science or Engineering degree or recent graduate.
• Strong knowledge in computer science fundamentals, algorithms, mathematics, linear algebra, probability and statistics.
• Good working knowledge of Python with ability to write efficient, concise, production ready code
• Some experience with NLP frameworks like Spacy, fastText. MITIE, Stanford’s CoreNLP, nltk, scikit.
• Experience with state-of-the-art NLP or Machine Learning techniques.
• Experience with Deep Learning frameworks like Keras and Tensorflow.

Non-technical Requirements:

• Passion for creating positive social impact.
• Collaborative, organized, and detail-oriented.
• Comfortable working in a fast-paced startup environment.
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
• Must be located in Bangalore, India, or be willing to relocate there.

Nice to haves:

• Exposure to Agile development methodologies.
• Good eye for usability and design

Why you’ll LOVE this job

We’re a small team that enjoys working hard, getting a lot done and having fun. Not to mention that you’ll get to work on a product that is making a profoundly positive impact on people’s lives. We also provide an outstanding training ground for aspiring entrepreneurs.

We can promise:

• Our co-workers are a close-knit, intelligent, and motivated team.
• We care about you. We offer competitive health insurance for employees and their dependents.
• Unlimited PTO so you can take the time you need to rejuvenate.
• You’ll love where you work. We have a bright and modern collaborative office space located in the heart of Indiranagar, Bangalore’s most happening neighborhood!

Compensation

• Commensurate with experience (cash + bonus + equity).

If interested, please fill this job application form:

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Meet your team

People you would work with in this role
Founder & CEO at @Vahan. Worked at @ADstruc, @Jetsetter, @Nextjump. Masters in Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) from @Columbia University.
Research Engineer. GATech MS in CS Graduate with specialization in Machine Learning. IIT Roorkee Alumni. B.Tech. in Electronics & Communication Engineering.

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