Senior Manager, Cognitive Architectures

Towers Crescent (12066), United States of America, Vienna, Virginia

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Senior Manager, Cognitive Architectures

Capital One is seeking a Senior Manager, Cognitive Architectures for an exciting new initiative to develop multichannel intelligent assistants that provide an outstanding experience for our customers. You will work closely with our lines of business to develop cognitive architectures for context-aware intelligent assistants that engage in and learn from natural language dialogues with our credit card and banking customers. Equally at home with statistical AI and symbolic AI, you have extensive knowledge of cognitive architectures, multi-agent systems, executive control mechanisms, affective computing, commonsense reasoning, knowledge representation, machine learning, and natural language processing. You have a strong interest in dialogue and human-computer interaction. You are an expert software engineer in one or more languages: Java, Scala, and/or Python. You have significant experience delivering large-scale, complex systems.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Master's degree.
  • At least 5 years of experience developing cognitive architectures or systems.
  • At least 5 years of experience in artificial intelligence.
  • At least 5 years of experience programming in Java, Scala, or Python.
  • At least 3 years of experience in machine learning.
  • At least 3 years of experience in natural language processing.
  • At least 3 years of experience with agile software development, REST, APIs, public cloud, and open source technologies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. degree.
  • At least 5 years of experience in machine learning.
  • At least 5 years of experience in natural language processing.
  • Publications in AAAI, ACII, Advances in Cognitive Systems, AGI, BICA, CHIIR, Cognitive Science, Cognitive Systems Research, and/or IJCAI.

Capital One will consider sponsoring a new qualified applicant for employment authorization for this position.

No agencies please. Capital One is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law. Capital One promotes a drug-free workplace. Capital One will consider for employment qualified applicants with a criminal history in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable laws regarding criminal background inquiries, including, to the extent applicable, Article 23-A of the New York Correction Law; San Francisco, California Police Code Article 49, Sections 4901-4920; New York City's Fair Chance Act; Philadelphia's Fair Criminal Records Screening Act; and other applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations regarding criminal background inquiries.

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