Posted Aug 16

Nvidia is hiring a
Deep Learning Language Engineer

US, CA, Santa Clara • 2 Locations • US, CA, Santa Clara
Full time

Widely considered to be one of the technology world’s most desirable employers, NVIDIA is an industry leader with groundbreaking developments in High-Performance Computing, Artificial Intelligence and Visualization. The GPU, our invention, serves as the visual cortex of modern computers and is at the heart of our products and services. GPU deep learning ignited modern AI — the next era of computing — with the GPU acting as the brain of computers, robots, autonomous cars and conversational AI that can perceive and understand the world. Today, we are increasingly known as “the AI computing company.” We're looking to grow our company, and build our teams with the hardest working people in the world. Join us at the forefront of technological advancement!

NVIDIA is looking for Language Engineers to develop high-impact, high-visibility Large Language Model product "NeMo LLM Cloud Service" & improve the experience of millions of customers. If you're creative & passionate about solving real world conversational AI problems, come join our NeMo LLM MLOps engineering team. For more details on NeMo LLM Service check

What you’ll be doing:

  • Build training data sets for multi-modal large language models including Neural Machine Translation (NMT), Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR), and text-to-speech (TTS) systems

  • Develop WFST and Neural networks-based Text-Normalization and Inverse Text-Normalization for NMT, ASR, TTS

  • Use and extend internal MLOps tooling to scale model development and automate cross-team work

  • Apply data science techniques to characterize model performance and quality metrics across platforms for various speech AI components and identify areas for improvement

  • Collaborate with other engineers and scientists in data collection and development efforts

  • Write clear and concise documents (e.g. analysis reports)

  • Collaborate with various teams on new product features and improvements of existing products

  • Participate in developing and reviewing code, design documents, use case reviews, and test plan reviews

  • Help innovate, identify problems, recommend solutions and perform triage in a collaborative team environment

What we need to see:

  • Masters or PhD in Computational Linguistics (or equivalent field with computational emphasis) or equivalent experience

  • 3+ years of experience

  • Native or near-native fluency in a non-English language - Spanish / Mandarin / German / Japanese / Russian / French / UK English / Arabic Korean / Italian / Portuguese

  • Knowledge of scripting languages (e.g. Python, bash)

  • Knowledge of grammar, language structure, phonetics/phonology, and ability to analyze/validate phonetic transcriptions

  • Experience with WFST, Pytorch

  • Experience with building and customizing large language models, speech recognition, and speech synthesis models

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills

  • Experience with MLOps workflows & traceability and versioning of datasets and understanding of MLOps life cycle

  • General background around version control and code review tools like Git, Gerrit.

  • Strong collaborative and interpersonal skills, specifically a proven ability to effectively guide and influence within a dynamic matrix environment

Ways to stand out from the crowd:

  • Hands-on experience on Language Technologies like Neural machine translation, Automatic Speech Recognition, Text to Speech etc

  • Experience in writing grammars and building FSTs

  • Strong personal interest in learning, researching, and creating new technologies related to foreign languages, linguistics, phonetics, phonology and language technology

  • Feeling comfortable and motivated when working in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic work environment

  • Strong C++ programming skills

  • Background with deploying machine learning models on data center, cloud, and embedded systems and background with Dockers and Kubernetes

NVIDIA is widely considered to be one of the technology world’s most desirable employers. We have some of the most forward-thinking and hardworking people on the planet working for us. If you're creative, passionate and self-motivated, we want to hear from you!

The base salary range is $144,000 - $270,250. Your base salary will be determined based on your location, experience, and the pay of employees in similar positions.

You will also be eligible for equity and benefits.

NVIDIA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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