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GenAI/NLP Team Leader

WSC Sports

WSC Sports

Software Engineering
Posted on Sunday, July 7, 2024

GenAI/NLP Team Leader

  • Engineering
  • Israel
  • Full-time


WSC Sports, the pioneer in AI-powered content technology, empowers more than 460 clients worldwide to connect with their fans through AI-tailored sports content experiences. Our platform automates content creation, management, and distribution, enabling media rights holders to expand reach, grow fan bases, and unlock revenue opportunities across digital platforms.

Why WSC Sports:

You'll work in an exciting environment alongside some of the most innovative people in the industry, using cutting-edge tools and technologies. At WSC Sports, you have the opportunity to directly influence the products and solutions used by our clients worldwide, including sports giants such as the NBA, Bundesliga, LaLiga, ESPN - and that's just the beginning of what we have to offer! Join us and be a part of the best tech team as we Fuel The Fandom.

As an NLP team lead, you will solve hard business problems using SOTA NLP models, in the realm of text generation, text classification, question answering, information retrieval and more. You will pretrain, fine-tune and deliver to production large language models (LLMs), in multiple languages, and use your knowledge and creativity to answer business problems using real data. You'll also work with the Product team to shape WSC Sports’ product roadmap, and contribute to brainstorming sessions on NLP projects.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead a team of exceptional NLP researchers.
  • Teach, mentor, and counsel the team, supporting their growth and professional development
  • Initiate, plan, prioritize, and manage ML projects, solving a real business problem for the largest sports organizations.
  • Translate business challenges into ML projects, brainstorm to identify optimal approaches, and conduct hands-on research to integrate data, product insights, and algorithms, generating business value.
  • Supervise production deployment, monitoring, and continuous learning of NLP models to ensure their optimal performance and adaptability.
  • Continuously evolve and help others evolve professionally, through joint work and mentoring, contributing to weekly brainstorming sessions, and staying up-to-date with the latest ML developments
  • Collaborate closely with Product and BizDev teams to align NLP initiatives with business objectives and product strategies.


What you’ll need:

  • M.Sc in Computer Science/Electrical Engineering/related field with a focus on AI/NLP/Computer Vision/ML from a well-known university.
  • Experience managing a team (minimum 3 employees )
  • Subject matter expertise in NLP research, including in Deep Learning based methods
  • Experience with Generative AI (mainly LLMs).
  • Full cycle development: research to production.
  • Intimate familiarity with a variety of ML disciplines and algorithms
  • Excellent interpersonal skills