This position can be based in Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Argentina, Costa Rica, Brazil, Puerto Rico.
Are you excited about the latest advances in deep learning for NLP? Do you want to push the boundaries of neural text generation, to make it more controllable and grounded - and as a result more useful? We are looking for a Research Software Developer Engineer (RSDE) to contribute to several ambitious projects aimed at advancing the state of the art in text generation while also taking advantage of our enormous opportunity to have a positive impact on millions of users!
While recent advances in NLP fueled by deep learning through new transformer-based architectures like BERT and GPT-3 series have been stunning, for many real-world applications there is still a large gap between impressive demos versus actually-useful technology. Texts produced by the current state-of-the-art neural generation models often lack factuality and faithfulness, and big challenges remain in ensuring that the generated strings are not offensive or biased. Addressing these problems requires gaining control over the generation process, grounding it in specific factual content and “steering” its output toward specific goals. This is our team’s focus. We work closely with Microsoft product teams, and this role will likely involve collaborations with both Microsoft Office and Xbox.
Microsoft Research is a unique environment that offers one of the largest networks of world-class researchers across eight labs around the world. If you are passionate about research and engineering in deep learning, NLP, text generation, and conversational AI, we urge you to apply!
Note: this is a remote position. The successful applicant will be provided with resources necessary to work remotely.Responsibilities
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