Senior Machine Learning Engineer (NLP/NLU)

Company: The Mice Groups, Inc.
Location: Sunnyvale, California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 30.MAY.2021
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Senior Machine Learning Engineer (Natural Language) Sunnyvale, CA Direct Hire Responsibility * Works on one or more technical areas of a...


Senior Machine Learning Engineer (Natural Language)

Sunnyvale, CA

Direct Hire


  • Works on one or more technical areas of applications of Natural Language Understanding, dialog system, statistical NLP, contextual understanding, probabilistic inference/reasoning, product recommendation
  • Develops and demonstrates viability of novel ML-based solutions in the context of our platform and data to deliver business results as well as best of breed user experience.
  • Be a leader within the engineering and product department with major responsibility for both algorithms, model building, data engineering, and production scaling and support - full soup to nuts ownership and empowerment!

Key Qualifications

  • 5+ years of working experience with at least 3 years in machine learning, esp. In NLU/NLP fields
  • Major in Computer Science or a related field with demonstrated academic excellence, graduate degree preferred.
  • 5+ years of programming experience, great coder in Python and with at least one of the objective oriented languages such as Java/C++/Go/Scala
  • 3+ years of commercial product building experience and hands-on cloud platform experience: AWS, Google Cloud Platform or Azure
  • Familiarity with a wide range of ML techniques and able to recommend the appropriate techniques, balancing interpretability and performance metrics
  • Experience with ML tools such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, Keras, scikit-learn, pandas
  • Strong knowledge in general software design, data structures, and relational database
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, analytical & data driven mindset


  • Chatbot or dialog system building experience
  • Previous experience working in a start-up environment
  • Familiarity with ecommerce space, knowledge of product taxonomy, Q&A system
  • Experience with NLP libraries or models such as BERT, GPT, spaCy, NLTK, OpenNLP, gensim, Word2vec etc.


  • Full medical and dental coverage
  • Company provided lunches and close to downtown Sunnyvale

The Mice Groups is a certified Minority Business Enterprise. We have been named one of Silicon Valley's fastest growing private companies two years in a row and were named to Inc's 5000 fastest growing private companies in the nation.

We provide professional technology staffing solutions to the most respected companies in a variety of industries, including Finance and Banking, Software Development, e-Commerce and Retail, Biotechnology, Healthcare, Insurance and Services for contract, contract to hire as well as direct hire roles.

Please visit our website at to see a complete listing of all of our current openings.

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