NLP Engineer

Amsterdam
https://www.amberscript.com/nl/

YOUR MISSION
Do you want to hop on board our rocketship and become part of a fast-paced, dynamic, SaaS start-up? And are you ready to join us on our mission to make all audio accessible? Keep reading!

We are growing our research team and are looking for an NLP and Language Model expert that wants to improve Automatic Speech Recognition by modeling linguistic information. We automate the entire transcription and subtitling workflow by creating cutting-edge models that make the work of our human transcribers infinitely easier. Your role will be to develop, train and deploy state-of-the-art Language Models. These models will bring our ASR pipeline to the next level and unlock ASR for new languages and domains.

We are looking for a highly driven, structured, and experienced NLP Engineer, who is able to build high-performing language models from large amounts of data. As a Senior NLP Engineer, they will mentor and guide more junior engineers while keeping up with the industry.

WHAT YOU WILL ACHIEVE
You will implement new language models with the latest techniques.
You will bring high-quality, affordable ASR to our clients in education, government and media.
You will automatize and scale up multiple modules in our pipeline.
You will have the opportunity to learn about the latest techniques and improve and build other modules in the end-to-end ASR pipeline using ML methods.

YOUR PROFILE
You have a Msc in Computer Science
You have a strong motivation to drive impact by improving our language models
You have experience working on NLP with Transformers in production
You have experience with Python, Pytorch, Git and Docker, and know how to work in the cloud
You have guided and mentored juniors before and get energy from seeing them grow within Amberscript
You have an analytical mind, like to do research and prove your results with data and experiments
You are able to prioritize and have a structured way of working
You have good communication and documentation skills
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ABOUT US
“We value taking ownership and setting ourselves ambitious goals while staying genuine and delighting customers.”

We are Amberscript, a dynamic startup with the goal of making audio accessible by transforming it into text. With the best speech-recognition algorithms on the market, we save our customers hundreds of thousands of hours of manual labor and we enable thousands of people with auditory impairments (deaf and hard of hearing) to understand video and audio more easily.

We are in the process of disrupting a very traditional market (transcription & subtitling). Now that we have achieved product-market fit, we are scaling rapidly. Our AI speech-to-text engine obtains the best results in the market, as proven by independent tests in the media. Our product is being used by 1 million+ users worldwide.

If there’s a match, we’ll set up an online job interview on the 23rd of November between 13-16 o’clock.