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(Junior) Data Scientist - NLP (F/M/DIV)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

About us
Let’s build the new backbone of asset management! Together with one of the largest insurance groups in Germany and one of the world’s leading consulting firms, we are building an AI-based SaaS solution that supports credit analysts with credit risk assessments. We truly believe that we can build a new standard in asset management and change the entire industry for the better. Our company is still in stealth mode and we are currently looking great people to support our motivated team of Data Scientists, Software Engineers and Business Building Experts in Berlin. Join the ride!
Role description
  • Identification and development of innovative approaches in the field of text and language processing as well as risk analytics
  • Spearhead the knowledge acquisition of state-of-the-art tools and methods for text mining and risk analytics and its translation into products and services
  • Gain and validate knowledge from large amounts of structured and unstructured data using linguistic text/language analysis and machine-learning techniques
  • (Further) development and realization of the technology and product based on customer feedback in close coordination with the rest of the Product Team
  • Application of agile working methods and definition of technical standards 
Key requirements
  • Successfully completed a bachelor's or master's degree in computational linguistics, language technology, informatics, computer science, mathematics, statistics or a related course of studies with a quantitative-analytical focus
  • Solid understanding of both applied and theoretical concepts in machine learning and their specific applications to natural language processing
  • Ideally experience in one or more (but not limited to) to areas of NLP such as :
  • topic modelling, text summarization, text classification, named entity recognition, entity linking
  • Solid grounding in such concepts as feature engineering, feature selection, hyperparameter optimization
  • A genuine interest in text mining and natural language processing and its application in the world of finance and investment management

Benefits
  • Opportunity to shape the AI-based credit risk analysis of the future
  • Development of a FinTech Start-Up, financed by industry relevant investors and partners
  • Immediate start thanks to an existing interim tech team of >10 people
  • Diverse activities and the freedom to develop and likely implement own’s ideas in a dynamic environment
  • Sparring and support from top-class industry and technology experts from the investor and partner network
  • First-class technical equipment and software of your choice
  • Flexible working hours and an attractive salary
  • Fully-equipped office in a renovated Victorian building with rooftop terrace and ideal connection to the heart of Berlin Mitte
  • Feel-good vibes with fruit, snacks, and drinks
  • Annual, team off-site and regular team events
How to apply
Please click on the "Apply" button below or on the top, right corner of this page. You will need to upload your CV and fill in some additional information so we know how to get in touch with you. If you have any questions in between, please contact me - Cassandra (Senior People Manager) - at jobs@makers.do

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