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Senior NLP Research Engineer - Artificial Intelligence

Bloomberg

Bloomberg

Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Bloomberg’s Engineering AI department has 300+ AI practitioners building highly sought after products and features that often require novel innovations. We are investing in AI to build better search, discovery, and workflow solutions using technologies such as transformers, gradient boosted decision trees, large language models, and dense vector databases. We are expanding our group and seeking highly skilled individuals who will be responsible for contributing to the team (or teams) of Machine Learning (ML) and Software Engineers that are bringing innovative solutions to AI-driven customer-facing products.

At Bloomberg, we believe in fostering a transparent and efficient financial marketplace. Our business is built on technology that makes news, research, financial data, and analytics on over 35 million financial instruments searchable, discoverable, and actionable across the global capital markets.

Bloomberg has been building Artificial Intelligence applications that offer solutions to these problems with high accuracy and low latency since 2009. We build AI systems to help process and organize the ever-increasing volume of structured and unstructured information needed to make informed decisions. Our use of AI uncovers signals, helps us produce analytics about financial instruments in all asset classes, and delivers clarity when our clients need it most.

We are looking for Senior NLP Engineers with a strong expertise and passion for Natural Language Processing research and applications to join our team.

Natural Language Processing (NLP) methods are used to process collections of unstructured and semi-structured texts in order to extract semantic meaning, enhance the quality of the data and derive actionable insights and analytics.
Broad areas of applications and interest include: information extraction, entity recognition and disambiguation, topic classification, sentiment analysis, text analytics, summarization, event detection, conversation mining, dialogue systems, semantic parsing, question answering or sentence representations.

What's in it for you:

  • Collaborate with colleagues on production systems and write, test, and maintain production quality code
  • Design, train, experiment, and evaluate NLP models, algorithms and solutions
  • Demonstrate technical leadership by owning cross-team projects
  • Stay current with the latest research in NLP and incorporate new findings into our models and methodologies
  • Represent Bloomberg at scientific and industry conference and in open-source communities
  • Publish product and research findings in documentation, whitepapers or publications to leading academic venues

You'll need to have:

  • Practical experience with Natural Language Processing problems, and a familiarity with Machine Learning, Deep Learning and Statistical Modeling techniques
  • Ph.D. in ML, NLP or a relevant field or MSc in CS, ML, Math, Statistics, Engineering, or related fields. and 2+ years of relevant work experience
  • Experience with deep learning frameworks such as PyTorch
  • Proficiency in software engineering
  • An understanding of Computer Science fundamentals such as data structures and algorithms and a data oriented approach to problem-solving
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to collaborate with engineering peers as well as non-engineering stakeholders.
  • A track record of authoring publications in top conferences and journals is a strong plus

Bloomberg is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, color, gender identity or expression, genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital status, national or ethnic origin, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, sexual and other reproductive health decisions, parental or caring status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or parental leave, protected veteran status, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Bloomberg is a disability inclusive employer. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments to be made for the recruitment process. If you would prefer to discuss this confidentially, please email amer_recruit@bloomberg.net
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