NLP Ontology Engineer
Sorcero, the leader in Language Intelligence, the next-generation of deep learning powered Natural Language Understanding, is immediately hiring an NLP Ontology Engineer to join the engineering team. Sorcero has been selected by Business Insider as one of the 81 startups expected to boom in 2021, this is an opportunity to engage with high-profile enterprise customers to create something genuinely new and significant.
Why Join Sorcero?
We are making serious strides towards transforming decision-making for key technical industries, like Life Sciences, Healthcare, Insurance, and Engineering, that power the world and you would be a critical part of our success. We have incredible insights into markets and how to build technology that is powerful and differentiated. All while solving huge challenges in people’s lives and health that were previously intractable to prior generations of technology. You will help us move even faster.
Sorcero is currently seeking an NLP ontology engineer (or what we like to call an Apprentice Ontology Wizard) to integrate rich ontologies such as UMLS or FIBO into our Natural Language Understanding workflows. You will work with our in-house and contracted platform development team, and work with our technology team to build a ground-breaking knowledge platform. We are looking for an engineer as passionate as we are about building machines that truly understand language and can aid subject matter experts better navigate their workflows.
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As our NLP ontology engineer, you will be responsible for integrating complex ontologies to aid our AI pipelines and enhance Natural Language Understanding algorithms. You will be working with both open (such as UMLS, FIBO) and private (customer and domain knowledge bases) ontologies. Out-of-the-box thinking will be required to bring solutions to problems that do not have an established solution. Managing source-code version control discipline (Git) and overseeing code delivery into our projects, testing, and deployment. We are looking for someone with strong engineering discipline and a pragmatic focus on delivering functional code, not allegiance to any one language. We value creativity, the hacker ethos, the near-obsessive focus on building something that will make the future come a bit closer into focus.This role will report to the Lead AI engineer. The NLP ontology engineer can be based remotely but will need to work during business hours in US eastern time. We are offering a competitive base salary/benefits package and equity.
Understanding is the key to intelligence. With this principle at heart, we leverage Language Intelligence to give our customers fluid and fluent access to and control over the inherent complexities of their businesses. At Sorcero, we believe in augmenting human beings, not replacing them. Our platform gently directs users towards the right answer, and always supports human experts.
Because ∑ (human + AI) > human or AI alone
Sorcero is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse environment, and strongly encourages applications from diverse candidates.