head of natural language processing (nlp)

kasper kjærgaard, randstad danmark
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Kasper Kjærgaard
+45 6195 9251


Randstad is helping Develop Diverse to find a Head of Natural Language Processing (NLP) to join them as they innovate new machine learning and language processing techniques to detect subconscious bias in Language.

Job Description

Develop Diverse are based in Copenhagen, but remote is also OK.

They are looking for someone senior to mid-level who has experience in machine learning, natural language processing, linguistics, as well as experience directing research efforts in a non-academic setting.

You will be expected to coordinate and direct projects to completion while keeping customer-readiness in mind. You will be working directly with their NLP researcher and software development team, exploring and innovating on procedures to best detect bias in text at-scale, and you will be guiding them all the way from experiment to production-ready product.

Your profile

You believe normalizing diversity and empowering companies to be more inclusive is important, and you share their key values of compassion, respect and integrity. At the same time, you would like to be an integral part of their team, contribute with your expertise, further develop your skills with them and make every effort to ensure that their mission is achieved.

What Develop Diverse expect from you
- Have an accredited degree in Machine Learning, Computational Linguistics, or equivalent
- Have 4 years’ experience applying machine learning techniques in a coding framework (eg Matlab or Python/Jupyter or C++ or equivalent)
- Have 2 years’ experience applying machine learning/NLP in a non-academic setting
- Have well-tested project management skills
- Have a deep interest in transforming the theoretical into the practical
You will be reporting directly to the CTO of Develop Diverse.

Note for Remote Applicants

If you are applying as a remote candidate:
- you must be working within the EU
- you should be prepared to set up your own tax entity in your EU country and to be billed as a consultant if necessary

Develop Diverse can offer you

- Set company’s NLP strategy going forward (based on the product roadmap)
- Freedom to experiment on ML problems with real impact
- Setting the tone for the department going forwards
- Work towards a more equitable world
- Work in a highly motivated, international, diverse and creative team.
- Accessible workspace.

Application and contact
For more detailed information about this position, please contact Kasper Kjærgaard via mail kasper.kjaergaard@randstad.dk or telephone +45 61 95 92 51.

About Develop Diverse

At Develop Diverse, their vision is to normalize diversity through inclusive communication, empowering companies to create inclusive cultures and increase diversity in the workplace. They provide companies with a software platform that finds biased language and suggests inclusive alternatives, along with the hard data to back up these recommendations. While they currently focus primarily on job ads, they aim to extend our platform to all types of text and all communication channels, for companies and people alike. Their customers include Amazon, Vestas and Maersk Tankers.

They are innovative and fun people who are very open-minded and strive for growth! They are also an equal opportunity employer. Not only that, but celebrating diverse voices and perspectives is how they operate, so creating an inclusive workplace is their number one priority.

About Randstad

Randstad DK is part of the international Randstad Group, which is the global leader in HR services. With more than 4,800 offices in 38 countries, we are providing work to more than 650,000 people every day.

In Denmark, we are among the leading temp and recruitment agencies with branches in Copenhagen, Aarhus, Aalborg, Kolding and Esbjerg. A position we have achieved due to our expertise in matching qualified candidates with the right job opportunities.