Senior NLP Research Engineer

Phoenix, AZ 85003
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Job Description

The mission of Intel's Emerging Growth and Incubation (EGI) team is to create an environment to identify new opportunities for innovation and disruptive technologies as a path to create new markets and new organizational capabilities leveraging Intel's competitive advantages. This innovative environment and start-up-oriented culture is a critical engine for Intel's future growth.

Borne out of EGI, OmniBridge is a team of innovators using cutting edge AI to develop an innovative communication tool that goes beyond a simple American Sign Language translation app by creating immediate and seamless conversation between the hearing and the deaf. Achieve your career best with a newly formed internal venture where you will be working in a dynamic start-up environment.

We are looking for a Senior NLP Research Engineer to develop models and techniques to improve the accuracy of our AI model. In this role, your daily agenda will be anything but ordinary. Your Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Lead creation of NLP-based machine learning model(s), iterate, perform hyperparameters optimization and evaluate model performance.
  • Work with cross-functional RD teams, scientists/analysts, doing hands-on ML research and development in natural language processing.
  • Identify and evaluate new patterns and technologies to improve performance and maintainability of our NLP machine learning systems.
  • Develop cutting-edge natural language translation, and sequence to sequence deep learning models along with data and model parallelism components.
  • Develop tools and metrics for handling machine learning experiments during training, inference, logging, and analytics.


Candidates must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates. Requirements listed below would be obtained through a combination of Industry job relevant experience, internship experiences and or schoolwork/classes/research.

Minimum Education:

  • Graduate Degree (Masters or PhD) in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineeriing, Mathematics, or in a related field of study with a focus on NLP and Deep Learning.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience developing in Python and in deep learning infrastructure such as PyTorch or TensorFlow/Keras.
  • 4+ years of experience coding models that implement natural language translation models, and large vocabulary NLP systems.
  • 2+ years of experience implementing and designing attention-based or transformer-based modeling (e.g., BERT like model and Encoder/Decoder architecture)
  • A track record of publications in NLP/Vision domain such as ACL, EMNLP, NAACL, NeurIPS, CVPR, ICCV, or ICLR.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with cloud-based training infrastructure.
  • Experience in deploying NLP + Vision machine learning models in an industry with successful delivery to customers.
  • Strong overall software development approach. You deliver clean, well-tested code.

Inside this Business Group

The mission of the Emerging Growth and Incubation (EGI) group is to create an environment to identify, incubate and scale new billion-dollar businesses leveraging Intel's competitive advantages. EGI is a fast paced, dynamic and startup-like organization that is responsible for incubating new ideas within Intel. We have over 1500 employees globally. Our portfolio includes HW, SW, Solutions and SaaS businesses.

Other Locations

US, California, Folsom;US, California, Santa Clara;US, Oregon, Hillsboro

Intel Corporation will require all new U.S. employees to be fully-vaccinated for Covid-19 as a condition of hire unless they have an approved accommodation in place under applicable law. Newly-hired employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date.

Posting Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by local law, regulation, or ordinance.

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