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Bank of America Corporation

Sr. Data Scientist - NLP Expert - Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, CA/ Delaware

Bank of America Corporation - Thousand Oaks, CA


Bank of America

Job Title

Sr. Data Scientist - NLP Expert - Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, CA/ Delaware




Thousand Oaks, CA, 91358, USA


**Job Description:**


The Enterprise Process Oversight Reporting and Analytics team designs and develops reports and dashboards that drive daily business decisions. Qualified individuals should have a keen interest in combining data from multiple sources to create reporting, help drive decisions, and are passionate about breaking down complex business problems and providing well-design data science solutions that makes a significant impact.

Must have a passion for building NLP (natural language processing) algorithms from scratch, leading large NLP efforts, teaching / explaining how NLP algorithms work, comfortable with extreme documentation, and should love improving the way people consume information. Must be comfortable with investing full self to build an NLP shop from scratch. Must be excited to be part of a fast pace organization, and enjoy the idea of understanding the root driver of our customers need in order to improve their financial lives. Having a background in machine learning (Data Robot), deep learning is valued.

**Required Skills**

4 - 6 years of professional experience in NLP programming

Masters or PhD with demonstrated background in NLP and machine learning. Preference for degrees in computer science, information retrieval, statistics, applied math, or other quantitative field

Demonstrated track record of publication in peer reviewed journals and conferences

Track-record of having developed novel algorithms

NLP programming in R and or Python / Anaconda

Background with moving large data sets across Hadoop, SQL, ORACLE

Solid background in statistical learning techniques for NLP (HMMs, CRFs, SVMs, LDA, LSI, MRFs)

Must have ML/NLP algorithm implementation experience as well as the ability to create / modify standard algorithms (e.g. change objectives, work-out the math and implement)

Experience in deep learning - phonetics (valued)

Experience in one or more of the following areas: entity/relation extraction, information extraction, summarization, semantics, document classification, ontology, question answering, and knowledge graph

Experience on modern deep learning approaches to NLP: word/paragraph embedding’s, structured prediction, sentiment analysis, disambiguation

Ability to consistently deliver results across shifting priorities and deadlines in fast paced environment

Ability to work with a ‘sense of urgency’ in order to meet critical deadlines

Detail oriented with strong investigative and problem solving skills

Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

Ability to proactively engage in a teamwork culture


Advanced degree in Data Science with a focus in NLP valued

Ability to indirectly manage peer level associates who are part of problem solving teams

Background in teaching NLP algorithms to beginners and advanced Data Scientists

Experience with large scale data analysis tools such as Spark, Hadoop

Background in machine learning techniques (Data Robot)

**Posting Date** : 01/24/2018

**Location** :

Thousand Oaks, CA, 225 W HILLCREST DR (CA6918),

Newark, DE, Deerfield V, 655 Paper Mill Rd,

- United States

**Travel** : No

**Full / Part-time** : Full time

**Hours Per Week** : 40

**Shift** : 1st shift

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Bank of America Corporation


Sr. Data Scientist - NLP Expert - Thousand Oaks, Simi Valley, CA/ Delaware Bank of America Corporation - Thousand Oaks, CA, United States


Location: Thousand Oaks, CA

Company Profile:
Bank of America Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides various banking and financial products and services for individual consumers, small and middle market businesses, institutional investors, corporations, and governments in the United States and internationally. The company’s Consumer & Business Banking segment offers traditional and money market savings accounts, CDs and IRAs, checking accounts, and investment accounts and products, as well as credit and debit cards; and lending related products and services, working capital management, and treasury solutions. This segment provides its products and services through operating 5,100 banking centers, 16,300 ATMs, call centers, and online and mobile banking platforms. Its Consumer Real Estate Services segment offers consumer real estate products comprising fixed and adjustable-rate first-lien mortgage loans for home purchase and refinancing needs, home equity lines of credit, and home equity loans. The company’s Global Wealth & Investment Management segment provides investment and brokerage, estate and financial planning, fiduciary portfolio management, cash and liability management, and specialty asset management services; and retirement and benefit plan, philanthropic management, and asset management services. Its Global Banking segment provides various commercial loans, leases, commitment facilities, trade finance, real estate and asset-based loans, and consumer loans; treasury management, foreign exchange, and short-term investing options; and debt and equity underwriting and distribution, and merger-related and other advisory services. The company’s Global Markets segment offers sales and trading services for securities and derivative products in primary and secondary markets; market-making, financing, securities clearing, settlement, and custody services to institutional investor clients; and risk management products. The company was founded in 1874 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina.