Lead / Sr. Data Scientist

Feb. 18, 2021

Remote, USA

As reflected in our name, UpdateAI, data science is core to our company and business. We use statistical methods to better understand our customers, create a personalized user experience, and serve insights to our end users. This includes NLP and deep learning along with pragmatic use of simpler machine learning approaches and heuristics.

We are seeking a talented Natural Language Developer to join our growing Machine Learning team. You are someone that is excited about working with voice, chat and data. You enjoy managing large data sets, and building data models and processes in a structured, collaborative, and inclusive environment.

As an AI/NLP Developer, you will join the Data team, and work under the direction of our Head of Data Science and our CTO. You will manage existing data modeling processes, work with Product and Engineering to implement new product capabilities, and build new system and data solutions. This is an exciting role for an experienced AI/NLP Developer that is looking for their next opportunity at a fast-paced, VC-backed startup.


  • Create a data platform that can process large amounts of audio and text data from communication platforms such as Slack/Zoom/WebEx

  • Effectively communicate advanced analytics strategies within the organization

  • Create customizable and large language models based on modern Deep Learning techniques

  • Curate appropriate annotated datasets for supervised learning methods

  • Train developed models and run evaluation experiments

  • Extend ML libraries and frameworks to apply in NLP tasks

  • Mentor more junior data scientists about advanced AI and NLP techniques


  • Master's degree or higher in engineering, computer science, data science, math, statistics, or a related field

  • ***2-3+ years experience with NLP models***

  • Experience analyzing text messages, ASR, Text mining, Chat intent classification

  • A passion for managing Deep Learning

  • Experience at a startup or entrepreneurial endeavor

  • (Bonus)Understand BERT, and latest state of the art MRC techniques

  • (Bonus)Can work independently and deliver end-to-end machine learning systems

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