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Computational Linguist

Are you a visionary Computational Linguist with a passion for Natural Language Processing (NLP) and AI/Deep Learning? Mango Languages is on the lookout for a dynamic human to assist in the research and development of an AI-enabled future for our organization.

As an industry leader in providing engaging language-learning experiences worldwide, Mango Languages is driven by a mission to revolutionize language learning through cutting-edge technology. With our software available on mobile, tablet, and web-based platforms, we empower public library patrons, students, corporations, government officials, and learners of all ages with real-world conversations and cultural insights in over 74 languages and counting.

You will help shape the future of our products and transform the landscape of language learning globally. You will collaborate closely with a core team of product managers, engineers, and linguists within our fast-growing organization, working towards creating the most effective, engaging, and robust language learning software in the world.

Your role will involve pushing the boundaries of NLP and AI/Deep Learning by leveraging your expertise to solve complex problems and drive groundbreaking improvements to our language learning products. You will be responsible for assisting in the development of state-of-the-art technologies that will shape the way users learn languages across the globe.

Join us at Mango Languages and lead the charge towards an AI-enabled future, shaping the way people learn languages. If you are an innovative and entrepreneurial programming expert with a genuine love for language, we can't wait to hear from you!

Please note: At this time, we cannot sponsor visas and are only able to work with candidates who currently reside within the United States.

As the Computational Linguist for Mango Languages, you will be responsible for:

  • Research and procure Natural Language Processing (NLP) libraries and APIs and integrate them with our internal tools and processes

  • Refine and train Large Language Models (LLMs) to serve our specific purposes

  • Using AI/NLP to create content faster while maintaining the integrity and pedagogical standards of the product

  • Multilingual textual analysis; including morphological analysis, syntactic analysis and lemmatization

  • Synthesizing AI and NLP technologies to create innovative new language learning and teaching experiences

  • Playing a mentor/educator role to help others on technical and theoretical aspects and best practices to bring deep learning and NLP to the organization

  • Other duties and new projects as assigned, including a willingness to participate in cross-functional projects.

Minimum/Required Qualifications

  • Degree in Computational Linguistics, or a combination of a related field and equivalent practical experience

  • 5+ Years Experience in software engineering and coding with Python

  • Advanced Experience in Natural Language Processing (NLP) 

  • An ability to use, adapt, and extend approaches described in the scientific literature relevant to NLP

  • Applicable knowledge of multilingual textual analysis, morphological analysis, tactical analysis, lemmatization, and automatic speech recognition

  • Experience collaborating with fellow engineers, product owners, and other stakeholders to apply NLP approaches in a way that makes a positive impact to our users

  • Familiarity with experimental design, research methodologies, qualitative and quantitative analysis

  • Familiarity with spaCy, Transformer Neural Networks, Tensorflow and/or Keras and/or PyTorch, Huggingface, BERT, FastAI, OpenAI/GPT-3 

  • Demonstrated analytical skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills in a technical context

  • Strong problem solving, conceptual thinking, and communication skills


  • Experience developing content and curriculum for language learning software

  • Fluency in more than one language

Mango was founded to empower deeper human connections through language. We believe that language is an adventure; a journey to be embarked on by those of a bold and curious spirit, and a passion to connect more deeply with their global friends. Our award-winning language-learning system is powered by proven methodologies and world-class learning content. Available on mobile, tablet, and web-based platforms, our software is designed to establish retention and rapidly build conversation skills through smart, adaptive technology.

Mango Languages is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of a person’s race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, height, weight, marital status, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected category. All employment decisions are made solely on the merit and capability of an individual applicant.

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