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Software Engineer – Remote – US – Seattle, WA

BackOffice Associates, LLC is a worldwide leader in information governance and data migration solutions, focusing on helping customers manage one of their most critical assets – data. Our company’s range of products, built on a revolutionary platform, address the needs of business users seeking to unlock the value of their data assets. BackOffice Associates’ products and services enable organizations to accelerate growth, gain actionable visibility and reduce risks. Founded in 1996, BackOffice Associates has an unparalleled record of success in the most complex data environments across a variety of industries. Customers include many Fortune 1000 companies including Eli Lilly, Kraft and Dow Chemical. BackOffice Associates is a global corporation headquartered in Massachusetts with additional offices in the U.S., Australia, Europe and Asia. We are looking for energetic, self-directed, committed and goal- oriented individuals with the desire to join a world-class organization.

 

Position Summary

Want to help build a next-generation Information Governance platform that leverages all the advantages of SaaS and the latest ML and NLP research? BackOffice Associates is looking for talented Software Engineers that bring experience in NLP, Analytics, and Cloud systems.

 

About Us:

  • We currently have a cloud native product built and running in AWS
  • We understand that cloud does not just mean putting something “in the cloud”
  • We believe in continuous delivery and full integration of the lifecycle: Dev, Ops, Quality
  • We are a highly distributed team that embraces a “remote-first” model even if you are at an office
  • We are agile not Agile™, no ties to a prescribed process here, we keep it lean and adapt continuously
  • Help us innovate and continue our mission of building a great team

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong programming skills in Python, SQL, R and at least one object oriented programming language (Java, Scala, C++, etc.)
  • Experience with general machine learning tools to build models and analyze data (e.g. in R, Python, Matlab) and deep learning tools (e.g. TensorFlow, Keras) required
  • Experience in applying and implementing NLP algorithms, especially in the following areas: information extraction, topic modelling, semantics analysis, question answering
  • Experience with SQL and Spark or other distributed compute platforms
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: entity/relation extraction, normalization, text summarization, semantic search, word/paragraph/document embedding, ranking, ontology-aware IR, question answering systems
  • Experience and/or motivation to work on modern deep learning approaches to NLP: word/paragraph embedding, representation learning, text/sentiment classification, ambiguity disambiguation

 

About You:

  • You love to code, and you’ve worked with multiple programming languages
  • You enjoy working in a collaborative environment, and you’re committed to driving projects to completion independently and creatively
  • You’re a great communicator, and can advocate for your proposals while also empathizing with your teammates’ goals and priorities
  • You graciously help others who look to you for feedback and guidance
  • You think ahead and build for the future
  • Knowledge of the theory and practice of NLP and deep-learning techniques
  • Ability to develop new concepts and stay current with academic research
  • Ability to summarize research and analysis for audiences with varying levels of expertise
  • You demonstrate a track record of trying and learning new things
  • You have a point of view but are low ego
  • You thrive in an environment that believes that prototypes speak louder than specs
  • www.boaweb.com and view our Careers section, where you should complete the on-line application process.

     

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    BackOffice Associates, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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