Senior Machine Learning & NLP Engineer

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Senior Machine Learning & NLP Engineer

Palo Alto, CA
Product Engineering – Game Engineering
Full-time
MZ Game Studio's Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing group is creating the next generation communication platform where players from around the world communicate seamlessly in real-time and across languages. We are looking for talented engineers who can share our passion for applying Machine Learning at scale and have the can-do attitude to build innovative products and services. 

What you'll be doing:

    • Creating Scalable Machine Learning systems that are highly performant
    • Identifying patterns in data streams and generating actionable insights
    • Propose and develop Language processing tools and services that can drive player engagement – millions of lines of multilingual data at your disposal
    • Work on AI bots and interactive systems
    • Writing production quality code and libraries that can be packaged, installed and deployed on live systems
    • Maintain and improve existing in-house tools and code. Optimize for speed and efficiency

Your background and who you are:

    • 8+ years of software development experience
    • 5+ years of experience working on Applied Machine Learning problems - either at the graduate level or professionally
    • Masters degree or higher in Computer Science or related fields
    • Experience tuning multi layered Neural Networks and Generative models
    • Experience training ML algorithms for prediction and classification tasks
    • Experience with Text/Speech processing
    • Using statistical analysis in hypothesis testing and decision making
    • Experience with pattern recognition and data visualization
    • Experience creating API’s, interfacing existing software, and writing libraries
    • Experience writing production quality code and improving efficiency of existing codebase keeping performance factors in consideration.
    • Experience writing design specifications, unit tests, maintaining documentation and performing code reviews
    • Technical tool belt should include:
    • Software development experience in C/C++
    • Scripting in Python, Perl or Lua
    • Training ML models in Tensorflow, Spark ML, scikit-learn, or R.
    • Writing Hive or SQL queries for Data extraction
    • Experience with *nix systems, open source software and libraries

Bonus points:

    • PhD in applied ML or NLP tracks
    • Experience with Scalable Machine Learning and Service oriented Architecture
    • Experience creating AI bots.
    • Experience in the gaming industry, preferably MMORPG’s
MZ is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, religion, marital status or veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.
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