NLU engineer

Salary Competitive
We are looking for an experience NLU developer to join our world-class team of experts. You will be familiar with the latest NLU/NLP & machine/deep-learning technologies. You have good programming skills and hands-on experience developing NLU solutions using Python or other modern languages. You understand and enjoy the linguistic characteristics of different western languages. You will be working closely with our CTO who has been building the Finnish language version of Siri at Apple.

You will be part of our fast growing NLU team responsible for:

  • Working closely together with our CTO and implementing NLU algorithms
  • Developing our NLU APIs and developer tools
  • Helping build scalable reusable NLU tools for internal and external use 
  • Contributing to interesting pilot projects


You will be a great candidate for this position if you have:

  • Experience in implementing real world NLU applications
  • Experience or at least passion for modern machine learning based NLU approaches
  • Good programming skills to develop and prototype ML systems
  • Ability to learn new domains fast and independently
  • Analytical mindset
  • Good team work skills


We expect you to know most of the following tools and technologies and be eager and capable of learning fast:

  • Programming languages: Python, Javascript, C/C++, Java
  • Machine learning: PyTorch, TensorFlow or similar
  • NLU: Language modeling, POS tagging, Entity detection, Parsing, Lemmatization, Embeddings, FST


We can offer you a once in a lifetime opportunity to build something amazing with us, and of course also:

  • Opportunity to work with state-of-the-art technologies
  • Competitive salary
  • Employee equity plan
  • Liberal remote work policy
  • Attractive perks and benefits
  • Awesome office space
  • Top-notch kit (latest Macs etc)
  • Opportunity to work with and learn from a world class & fun team
  • Opportunity to contribute into creating our culture


To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter via the Hub. Please describe in your cover letter what kind of cloud solutions have you been building and what programming languages do you prefer and why.

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Free coffee / tea
Free coffee / tea

Get your caffeine fix to get you started and keep you going.

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Healthcare insurance
Healthcare insurance

Break a leg! Seriously, we got you covered in our company healthcare plan.

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Working at
Speechly

We create technology that enables developers and companies to easily add voice UI functionalities into their services (apps, websites, hardware...). We believe that the true killer app for voice technology is still to be seen and it won't have anything to do with smart speakers or voice assistants. We have developed our own speech recognition and NLU technology, based on our team members' experience from Google, Apple (Siri) and Amazon (Echo, FireTV, Dash).

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