FactSet is currently seeking talented students to work with our Machine Learning and Language Technologies(MLT) Group. As an intern, you will be working alongside a team of engineers responsible for the development of systems for natural language analysis, classification tasks, information retrieval, machine translation and processing of financial data.
An ideal candidate for this position has a good mix of technical and analytical skills for software development, as well as a research-oriented background suitable for developing solutions for language processing tasks. We are looking for dedicated, self-motivated individuals capable of working independently as well as in small teams.
Job Requirements :
+ Coursework in Natural Language Processing or Machine Learning
+ Working towards a BS, MS, or PhD degree in CS/Statistics/Mathematics or related discipline
+ Proficiency in Java or Python
+ Familiarity with Open Source ML/NLP toolkits:
+ We like tools such as scikit-learn, Mallet, IPython, Pandas, Weka, Vowpal Wabbit.
+ Strong verbal and written communication skills
Useful to have:
+ A scripting language like Python, Bash
+ Machine Translation
+ Distributed Systems
+ Knowledge of Database Technologies : SQL, NoSQL
FactSet Research Systems is a major supplier of online integrated financial and economic information for analysts, portfolio managers, investment bankers and other financial professionals. FactSet combines more than 200 databases into a single online information system that is a comprehensive, one-stop source of financial information and analytics.
FactSet, a leading provider of financial information and analytics, helps the world’s best investment professionals outperform. FactSet is a financial data and software company headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut with offices in 35 locations worldwide. On May 31, 2014, annual revenues totaled $932 million and employee headcount passed 6,300. FactSet has been publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol FDS since 1996 and on NASDAQ under the same symbol since 2009. Once again this year, FactSet is listed as one of FORTUNE’s “100 Best Places to Work” and one of Forbes’ “200 Best Small Companies.
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