Machine Learning Scientist – Natural Language Processing (NLP) – Vice President – Machine Learning Center of Excellence

at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Published September 25, 2023
Location New York, United States of America
Category Machine Learning  
Job Type Full-time  



Applied AI ML opportunities are available at Sr. Associate, Vice President and Executive Director level in New York, Palo Alto and Seattle, WA locations. This role offers a unique opportunity to explore novel and complex challenges that could profoundly transform how the bank operates.

Machine Learning Scientist – NLP - Vice President

The Machine Learning Center of Excellence invites the successful candidate to apply sophisticated machine learning methods to a wide variety of complex tasks including natural language processing, speech analytics, time series, reinforcement learning and recommendation systems.

The candidate must excel in working in a highly collaborative environment together with the business, technologists and control partners to deploy solutions into production. The candidate must also have a strong passion for machine learning and invest independent time towards learning, researching and experimenting with new innovations in the field. The candidate must have solid expertise in Deep Learning with hands-on implementation experience and possess strong analytical thinking, a deep desire to learn and be highly motivated.

Job Responsibilities

  • Research and explore new machine learning methods through independent study, attending industry-leading conferences, experimentation and participating in our knowledge sharing community
  • Develop state-of-the art machine learning models to solve real-world problems and apply it to tasks such as NLP, speech recognition and analytics, time-series predictions or recommendation systems
  • Collaborate with multiple partner teams such as Business, Technology, Product Management, Legal, Compliance, Strategy and Business Management to deploy solutions into production
  • Drive Firm wide initiatives by developing large-scale frameworks to accelerate the application of machine learning models across different areas of the business

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • PhD in a quantitative discipline, e.g. Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Operations Research, Optimization, or Data Science with three years of industry experience Or an MS with at least five years of industry or research experience in the field.
  • Solid background in NLP or speech recognition and analytics, personalization/recommendation and hands-on experience and solid understanding of machine learning and deep learning methods
  • Extensive experience with machine learning and deep learning toolkits  (e.g.: TensorFlow, PyTorch, NumPy, Scikit-Learn, Pandas)
  • Ability to design experiments and training frameworks, and to outline and evaluate intrinsic and extrinsic metrics for model performance aligned with business goals
  • Experience with big data and scalable model training and solid written and spoken communication to effectively communicate technical concepts and results to both technical and business audiences.
  • Scientific thinking with the ability to invent and to work both independently and in highly collaborative team environments
  • Solid written and spoken communication to effectively communicate technical concepts and results to both technical and business audiences. Curious, hardworking and detail-oriented, and motivated by complex analytical problems

Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

  • Strong background in Mathematics and Statistics and familiarity with the financial services industries and continuous integration models and unit test development
  • Knowledge in search/ranking, Reinforcement Learning or Meta Learning
  • Experience with A/B experimentation and data/metric-driven product development, cloud-native deployment in a large scale distributed environment and ability to develop and debug production-quality code
  • Published research in areas of Machine Learning, Deep Learning or Reinforcement Learning at a major conference or journal

Same Posting Description for Internal and External Candidates


JPMorgan Chase & Co., one of the oldest financial institutions, offers innovative financial solutions to millions of consumers, small businesses and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under the J.P. Morgan and Chase brands. Our history spans over 200 years and today we are a leader in investment banking, consumer and small business banking, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.


We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents and perspectives that they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, we make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.  (If you are a US or Canadian applicant with a disability and wish to request an accommodation to complete the application process, please contact us by calling the Accessibility Line (US and Canada Only) 1-866-777-4690 and indicate the specifics of the assistance needed.)


We offer a competitive total rewards package including base salary determined based on the role, experience, skill set, and location. For those in eligible roles, we offer discretionary incentive compensation which may be awarded in recognition of fi



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