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AI Programmer C++ NLP

  • Location: London, South East
  • Salary/rate: Rate DOE
  • Date posted: 21/07/17
  • Job reference: 5803
  • Contract
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Want to bring together AI and Natural Language (NLP) together in a Virtual Reality space? AI Programmer wanted with either C++ or C# or Python to develop conversational bots. 

This gig will suit someone with a PhD in AI or similar.

This dev studio is a group of virtual reality developers with a pedigree of making immersive games and experiences. Based in London, they work with talent from within the games industry and beyond, including award-winning graphic designers, musicians and screenwriters.

They are now seeking a research programmer to work on an innovative project bringing together AI and natural language in a Virtual Reality space.
This role is initially for a 6-month period and would particularly suit the holder of a PhD in AI or related disciplines.

Key duties
● Develop and test software prototypes of key features.
● Evaluate project requirements to select & configure open source software and/or APIs to create conversational bots.
● Support other programmers and game artists to develop realistic game characters.
● Demonstrate integrations of work at milestone periods.
● Expand knowledge of AI & machine learning across the team.

Required Skills
● Knowledge of applicable open-source software and commercially available APIs (e.g. AWS / Google / Microsoft) in AI, machine learning, natural language processing and associated fields.
● Programming in C / C++ / C# or Python.
● Ability to work to deadlines.

Desirable Skills
● Familiarity with speech recognition systems such as CMU Sphinx / PocketSphinx.
● Virtual Reality knowledge / development experience.
● Understanding of software algorithmic complexity and optimisation.
● Natural language sentiment analysis.
● Experience with creating visual software, in a game engine such as Unity3D or otherwise.

This is an initial 6 month contract based in London to start asap. 
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