Flexport helps more than 10,000 clients and suppliers lead all aspects of their supply chain operations. Started in 2013, we've raised over $300M from investors that include the Founders Fund, Google Ventures, First Round Capital, Bloomberg Beta, Y Combinator, & Wells Fargo.
With offices on three continents, our team is as global as our client base and we’re excited to continue building a product and service they love. Wherever you are, whichever role you play, you’re guaranteed to share your day with committed, encouraging, and resourceful team members.
We are looking for NLP experts to help extract structured information from various unstructured data sources, including human conversations.The machine learning team works both cross-functionally, as well as on specific verticals and groups within Flexport. We are spearheading projects that are both technically at the cutting edge, and also have the potential to critically impact the company’s mission and goals.
What you’ll do:
You will work with various teams to identify feasible NLP problems with high impact
You will drive the research plan and roadmap for tackling these problems
You will scan the latest NLP literature to find the most appropriate tools, algorithms and approaches
You will build, test, tune and iterate with various ML and deep learning models to come up with feasible solutions that can scale and achieve sufficient accuracy
You will work with engineering and business teams to deploy these algorithms and drive business value
What you’ll need:
MSc or PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related technical field, or equivalent work experience
2+ years of work experience in modern Deep Learning and Natural Language Processing / Natural Language Understanding (NLP, NLU)
Strong foundations in probability, statistics, linear algebra and calculus
Familiarity with one or more Deep Learning frameworks (e.g., TensorFlow, Torch, etc.)
Fluency in programming in Python and use of statistical libraries
Knowledge of core CS concepts such as data structures, algorithms, and optimization
Strong software engineering skills is a plus
You are able to communicate effectively, work cross-functionally and provide technical leadership.
Where you’ll work:
Our flagship office is on Market Street. We’re dog-friendly. We do a lot of 1:1s at the beautiful Yerba Buena Gardens and, as a truly global company, we don’t let geography slow us down. We rotate hack-a-thons and move Flexporters all around the world.
Investing your time with Flexport means having immediate impact, all over the world. You’re empowered to do what’s best for everyone and trusted to make the right decisions when and where you need them. Join our collective of entrepreneurs and improve the world’s experience in global trade.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.