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Research Scientist

Organization: 
Maluuba Inc.
Country of Position: 
Canada
Contact Name: 
Gayle Horyn
Subject Area: 
Speech and Language Processing
Start Date: 
September 30, 2016
Expiration Date: 
April 30, 2017
Position Description: 

About Maluuba

The Maluuba team is driven by a single defining purpose: to expose the potential of natural language process to the world and empower modern day smart devices and services. We’re pushing the boundaries of voice search with our commitment building state of the art technology in the fields of NLP, Machine Learning and AI. To date, our technology is present in tens of millions smart devices around the world in various languages. Join us and help invent the future!                    

About the Job

Maluuba is seeking a Deep Learning Researcher to design and develop deep learning models for natural language and conversational dialogue systems. Candidates must have hands-on experience with at least one of recurrent neural networks, deep convolutional neural networks and/or recursive neural networks. Successful candidates will be required to productively contribute to a team and may have to solve research and engineering problems related to training / deployment of models. You will have the opportunity to test your knowledge in a challenging problem-solving environment. You will be encouraged to think out-of-the-box, innovate and find solutions to real-life problems.

Requirements

  • Ph.D. or Masters in CS Machine Learning, Statistics or a related field
  • Experience applying deep learning approaches
  • Hands on experience with Python
  • Knowledge of Java or C/C++ is a plus
  • Strong scientific curiosity and initiative
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Hands on experience with at least one of the following tools: Theano, Pylearn/Pylearn2 , Torch or a similar toolkit

Feel free to check out our company page for a deeper look, but the gist is that our atmosphere is friendly, energetic and light hearted while remaining productive. Our kitchen is fully supplied with lots of food and drinks; we provide daily lunch, dinner and snacks for all employees. We even have weekly Maluuba soccer games and bi-weekly movie nights. Join us and help invent the future.

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