Who We Are
Kensho is a 100-person AI & machine learning company, centered around providing cutting-edge solutions to meet the challenges of some of the largest & most successful businesses & institutions. Our toolkit illuminates insights by helping the world better understand, process, & leverage messy data. Specifically, our solutions largely involve natural language processing (NLP) & include speech recognition (ASR), entity linking (Named Entity Disambiguation), structured document extraction, automated database linking, text classification, & more. We are continuously expanding our portfolio & are looking for passionate researchers to help us build & deploy state-of-the-art models across a variety of domains!
At Kensho, we believe in flexibility-first, & give our employees the opportunity to work from where they feel most productive & engaged (must be in the United States). We also value in-person collaboration, so there may be times when travel to one of our Kensho hubs (NY/DC/MA) will be required for team meetings or company events.
About The Role
Kensho is seeking a Senior Machine Learning Scientist to join our NLP Team, a product & research organization applying & extending the state of the art of textual & document-based AI across a variety of domains. The ideal candidate has deep industry or research experience & is a recognized expert in one or more core NLP fields, for example:
- Named entity recognition (NER)
- Entity linking & coreference resolution
- Extreme multiclass text classification
- Open-domain question answering
- Relationship & fact extraction
- Financial NLP