Senior Machine Learning Engineer

Location: Toronto, ON

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Senior Machine Learning Engineer

Toronto, ON, Canada Req #7532

Saturday, February 6, 2021

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Do you thrive in an innovative and exciting environment that’s continuously evolving? Ceridian is looking for fun, intelligent, team oriented people who believe in our values: Customer Focus, Transparency, Diligence, Optimism, and Agility. Our workplace culture provides empowering programs for career growth and offers diversity and inclusion groups to support every person’s career journey. Ceridian employees have declared Ceridian a Great Place to Work® in 2019, a Glassdoor Best Places to Work in 2019, and one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for the 16th consecutive year!

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Job Location: For this role, we are open to remote work and can hire anywhere in North America.

Reporting to the Development Manager for the Dayforce Voice Assistant, the candidate will be responsible for designing and implementing new development projects and completing and augmenting the current solutions and services. The main purpose of the NLP / ML Engineer is to provide expertise in these growing areas for the DFA team. They will lead the development of the natural language capabilities and machine learning as it relates to the bot providing customer value. The successful candidate will also connect with other feature teams working in these areas. You will collaborate with Product Managers, Developers, Technical Writing and Quality Assurance throughout the development process to ensure the product is functionally complete and technically solid. This is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly growing innovator in a technically challenging and rewarding role.
Key Responsibilities
  • Contribute to design and implementation of our natural language processing and dialogue system
  • Develop deep learning models for speech recognition and natural language understanding
  • Enhance and improve machine learning ops pipeline
  • Research and POC for state-of-the-art technologies in natural language processing problems
  • Provide statistical analysis of customer questions and conversations
  • Assist in maintaining and deploying DFA microservice architecture on a cloud provider (Azure, AWS)

Job Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree (MSc+ is preferred) in Computer Science/Engineering or a related quantitative discipline
  • 3+ years of experience with programming languages such as Python, Java or C#
  • 2+ years of experience in building models for deep learning, speech recognition and natural language processing systems
  • Experience with Neural Network frameworks such as Tensorflow, PyTorch, Caffe, Torch, MxNet, etc.

Desired Skills and Experience
  • 5+ years of experience in building models for deep learning, speech recognition and natural language processing systems
  • Solid Machine Learning background and familiar with deep learning, speech and machine learning techniques
  • Have publications or research work in applying deep learning methods to natural language processing
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Familiar with Azure, GCP or AWS

Ceridian is fueled by the diversity of our talented employees. We are an equal opportunity employer and consider and embrace ALL individuals and what makes them unique. We believe our employees should be happy and healthy, with peace of mind and a sense of fulfillment. We provide our employees with comprehensive benefits for various life circumstances and needs, great opportunities for career development, and a balanced lifestyle to achieve personal and professional success.
We encourage all individuals to apply for positions that fit their passions.

We thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If you are selected for an interview, you will be contacted by a Ceridian Recruiter with a email directly from our organization.

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