Benefits & Perks
A Great Work-Life Balance
WriteLab is a tech company in the heart of Berkeley. We are committed to improving the lives of teachers and students worldwide and the care we put into education goes into our employees too—both inside and outside of the office.
- Market competitive compensation package including stock options
- Medical, dental & vision insurance coverage for employees
- 401(K) plan
- Flexible time off
- 10 paid holidays
- Company outings and more
- In the heart of downtown Berkeley
- Free catered lunch
Current Job Openings
SENIOR MACHINE LEARNING ENGINEER (BERKELEY)
At WriteLab, we help students receive immediate feedback and suggestions on their writing. We offer actionable insights on each writer's progress. Instructors can then consistently and fairly assess student writing. We are a VC-backed company.
We are currently developing a state-of-the-art AI engine for English Language Learners (ELL). To accelerate those efforts, you will be our third machine learning engineer on our team, and you'll collaborate closely with colleagues who are experienced in linguistics, deep learning, and design. You will be managing multiple projects and attending regular feature and code reviews. You will make an immediate and meaningful impact on the product. We are also building out proprietary labeled datasets, so you will never be hungry for data.
- Experienced candidates only please—with a minimum 3 years using machine learning in production.
MS or Ph.D. in CS, Math, Statistics, or related discipline; or a BS with extensive experience in the field
Natural language processing and deep learning experience highly preferred
WHAT YOU'LL DO
Strategize and formulate the technical vision of the company
Close the feedback loop by feeding back user data to the machine learning models
Lead development efforts on new features on grammatical error correction, ELL issues, essay scoring, etc.
Improve WriteLab's core technology using linguistic, machine learning and deep learning methods
Scale out training of models to large datasets
Run reproducible experiments and perform hyperparameter optimizations
Optimize for inference speed so that the product feels snappy
Run data annotation projects and data pre-processing pipelines
Maintain accuracy of models to high standards
Proven ability to continuously improve machine learning products
Stickler for accuracy
Ability to conduct practical R&D projects which may have high returns
Excellent grasp of the English language
Outstanding communication skills and not afraid to criticize flaws of the product
Highly motivated, empathetic, and willing to provide or give mentorship as needed
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
- Competitive compensation
- Company funded medical, dental, vision insurance, FSA
- Commuter benefits
- Company provided lunch on workdays
- Foosball table!