Senior Software Engineer - NLP

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Company:Gro Intelligence Ltd
Category:IT & Telecommunication
Job Type:Permanent
Location:Nairobi

Job details

What you would be doing:

Gro is building a unique data platform by integrating, processing and mining millions of datasets. As a Senior Software Engineer - NLP, you contribute to shape this platform, scale it to an unprecedented number of datasets and extract critical information from them using NLP techniques. In particular, you 

  • Work with our international experts to develop new and scalable NLP algorithms to extract structured data from existing and new datasets
  • Build these algorithms into tools and libraries to help our analysts integrate new datasets in our platform
  • Are responsible for part of the data processing pipeline
  • Deal with international, multi-languages datasets
  • Participate to the architecture roadmap and identify new opportunities

Who you are:

  • You have extensive experience in building and implementing NLP systems (python is a plus)
  • You have built and deployed services at scale, used distributed storage and parallel computing
  • You have a deep understanding of system design, data structures, and algorithms.
  • You like to experiment and play with data to identify new opportunities
  • You care about quality and you know what it means to ship high quality code
  • You have a point of view but have low ego and is a great team player
  • You like to mentor junior members and help them grow

Qualifications:

  • Technical leadership experience
  • Very proficient in at least two of: Javascript, Python, Java, C++
  • PhD or Master’s Degree in NLP or Computational Linguistics. 
  • 10+ years software engineering experience

Bonus Points:

  • Familiarity with statistical modeling tools (R, MatLab)
  • Understanding of relational databases and distributed databases (e.g. Postgres, Cassandra, Bigtable)
  • Basic knowledge of Node.js
  • Understanding of HTML, CSS, Javascript
  • Graduate degree / Research experience

 

 

 

 

 

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