Data Science Specialist

Axon is looking for a Data Science (NLP \ Machine Learning) Specialist to develop an on-demand voice services library for earbuds.
Company: Axon
Date Posted:
June 17, 2022
Employment type:

About the project

Our Client wants your smart devices to get smarter. Today’s voice assistants are great, but they are being asked to do things they were not originally created to do. Go ahead, wake up one assistant to ask another to get you a car, a coffee, or play your favourite playlist.

It`s a leading US company that collaborates with headphone manufacturers and creates SDKs for wireless headphones. We believe through deep learning in data science and machine learning will get us to the next level of voice models.

We have signed some of the world's biggest brands and are creating voice assistants to integrate not only into the Client's platform but also their core consumer facing apps. We have built out voice assistants for NPR and Spotify and have rapidly discovered the limitations of tools like Amazon Lex and Dialog Flow. 

The team includes: 7 Mobile Engineers, 2 QA Engineers, 2 Front-End Engineers, 2 Back-End Engineers, 4 Machine Learning Engineers.  

What you need for this position

  • Proven experience as an NLP Engineer or similar role (2-5 years);
  • Understanding of NLP techniques for text representation, semantic extraction techniques, data structures and modeling;
  • Deep understanding of text representation techniques (such as n-grams, bag of words, sentiment analysis etc), statistics and classification algorithms;
  • Knowledge of Python and R;
  • Experience generating data using data generation tools;
  • Experience with such tools as Amazon Lex, Google Dialogflow,, IBM Watson,, Microsoft LUIS;
  • Experience with machine learning frameworks (like Keras or PyTorch) and libraries (like scikit-learn);
  • Hands-on experience in using the version control system Git;
  • Good understanding of Agile concepts;
  • At least Intermediate level of English for communication with the international team.

What you will be doing

  • Study and transform data science prototypes;
  • Design NLP applications;
  • Select appropriate annotated datasets for Supervised Learning methods;
  • Use effective text representations to transform natural language into useful features;
  • Find and implement the right algorithms and tools for NLP tasks;
  • Develop NLP systems according to requirements;
  • Train the developed model and run evaluation experiments;
  • Perform statistical analysis of results and refine models;
  • Extend ML libraries and frameworks to apply in NLP tasks;
  • Remain updated in the rapidly changing field of machine learning;
  • Advise the team on direction and technologies;
  • Dedicated to delivery;
  • Work in the Rasa framework and Google Cloud Platform.

What we can offer you

  • Competitive salary; 
  • Exciting projects involving the newest technologies; 
  • Challenging work in an international professional environment; 
  • Opportunities for professional growth (including free external and internal professional training courses and certifications);
  • Foreign languages learning in the company office; 
  • Corporate/team/special events; 
  • Medical insurance or gym; 
  • Other Perks.

Meet the team

What to expect at Axon

A Culture of Creative Driven Development

Our culture relies on your participation and involvement. For engineers, that means you are the cornerstone of our creative environment. It is a place to prosper, be recognized and contribute by addressing the challenges and reaching every goal set, using your creativity and valuable innovative ideas

Well organized processes

  • Work in an Agile environment by applying well-tailored Scrum methodology. 
  • Organize, Plan and Review your work in JIRA or other top-shelf tracking systems. No management without the appropriate tools. 
  • Project managers and business analysts will consistently ensure you have a detailed roadmap, sufficient information, well-defined requirements for future development.

A work of art, in every line of code

  • Apply the best engineering practices to everything you develop - After all, It’s your signature. 
  • Your voice will always be heard - Because necessity is the mother of invention and innovation is its father. 
  • Your code defines your unique contribution and this should be something to be proud of.

Small Steps and Giant Leaps

  • Axon is a dynamic and constantly evolving company - grow with us. 
  • We are all proud of the huge impact we have made with our small steps. 
  • Your contribution and creative solutions will live on in industries we work with.

Professional Evolution and Innovative Contribution

As a developer at Axon, shortage of opportunities will not be an issue in your path to professional growth. From the start, you'll have hands-on onboarding and training to get acquainted with our new technologies stack. Weekly Meetups and Tech Talks will provide a solid education background for your professional development. Axon’s workspace is flexible, and our environment reflects a culture where our best work is created at its source.
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5 stage recruitment process

As a developer at Axon, you have no shortage of opportunities to grow. From day one, you'll have hands-on onboarding and training to get savvy with our stack and new technologies.
As a developer at Axon, you have no shortage of opportunities to grow. From day one, you'll have hands-on onboarding and training to get savvy with our stack and new technologies.

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