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Persado Senior NLP Scientist in New York, New York

Who We Are:

Persado is the only Motivation AI platform that enables personalized communications at scale to immediately inspire each individual to engage and act. Organizations that use Persado reach a tipping point in their ability to understand their customer, generating powerful, on-brand content and communications that drive value.

As an employer, Persado is committed to creating a place where everyone’s unique perspective is valued. We understand that our team members and our inclusive culture are what make Persado special. Persado is proud to be named on Fast Company’s World’s Most Innovative Companies list in 2020, Built In’s Best Places To Work in 2021 & 2022, and Comparably's Best HR Team in 20

What We Are Looking For:

Persado is looking for a senior Natural Language Processing (NLP) Data Scientist to join the NLP team to advance Persado’s AI engines in the coming years. As a Senior NLP Data Scientist, you will develop and deploy state-of-the-art NLP models that power Persado’s AI products.


This position’s location is flexible within the US.

What We Want You To Do:

  • Work within the NLP team to evaluate business needs and priorities, align with key business stakeholders and address team needs related to solving various NLP problems.

  • Use deep learning, machine learning, natural language processing to develop algorithms to solve text generation, information extraction, language modeling tasks.

  • Build end-to-end NLP systems from understanding the business problem, to selecting training dataset, to modeling, to evaluating, to delivering NLP models.

  • Collaborate with linguistic experts in the company to iteratively improve NLP models by seeking human insights from evaluation of models.

  • Collaborate with product team to write production quality code for serving NLP models

  • Collaborate with different stakeholders in the company to explore new business problems in which NLP models can help.

Who you are:

  • Strong educational background in data science, computer science, or equivalent including hands-on data science projects and coursework in deep learning, machine learning, and natural language processing.

  • Proficiency in building algorithms using Python environments, including TensorFlow, PyTorch, Spacy, Scikit-learn

  • Strong coding skills in live product environments, going through a full data science life cycle.

  • Previous experience of working with transformer-based models, e.g., Bert, GPT, T5 is preferred

  • Previous experience of researching and developing text generation models is a big plus

What We Offer:

Achieve your life goals and work goals at Persado.

  • Persado’s hybrid working model empowers both remote and in-office work equitably!

  • Competitive and equitable compensation

  • Generous benefits packages globally

  • 401k matching (USA); Pension Scheme (Certain EU locations) to prepare for your future

  • We encourage professional growth through our dedicated enablement and training teams, as well as on demand tools and resources

  • $1250 Employee Enrichment Fund to pursue a passion or upgrade your home office!

  • Structured onboarding program to ensure a confident start and long-term success for new hires!

  • Strong emphasis on career development and mobility, continuous feedback loops and performance management

  • Flexible time off to support work-life harmony (including Summer Fridays)

  • #PersadoCares! 2 paid Volunteer days per year and $100 charitable donation match

  • Robust Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging initiatives; culture month celebrations, monthly diverse speaker series, commitment to bias-free recruitment, ERGs (#culture, #mindsmatter, #parents, #women, #green, #pride and growing)!

  • Recognition, Rewards and Ideas to Action programs to recognize the contributions and impact of Persadoans across the globe!

Valuing diversity at Persado means recognizing and respecting human differences and similarities. Persado is committed to diversity with respect to all aspects of employment. All decisions regarding recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, employee training and development, and all other terms and conditions of employment, will be made without regard to race, religious beliefs, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, physical and mental disability, age, ancestry or place of origin.

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