Computational Linguist Contract – German Speaking

Location:  Munich (Germany) or Remote.

We are looking for a German speaking computational linguist with an interest in natural language processing, a passion for German, and excellent knowledge of German grammar. Join us for a chance to work with an awesome team of linguists and software engineers in interesting projects with our customers and developing our product.

What You Will Accomplish

  • Analyze natural language, recognize patterns and exceptions to them
  • Use rule-based and statistical methods in natural language processing to develop and improve error-correction checks
  • Create and improve test and training data for NLP projects and our product; work with corpora and dictionaries
  • Research different modes, genres, and styles of writing to improve our product’s performance for them. Participate in the development of new checks for text improvement
  • Perform programming projects in the area of text processing and analysis
  • Over time, participate in ML/DL research and development for NLP

Qualifications

  • Masters in linguistics, computational linguistics, or another linguistics-related discipline
  • Fluent German, great understanding of German grammar, syntax, semantics, and usage, especially in writing
  • Knowledge in French or Italian would be a plus
  • At least 1 year of experience in computational linguistics/NLP
  • Basic programming experience and a desire to acquire programming skills are a must
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of natural language processing algorithms
  • An open, honest, kind, and cheerful disposition, plus a decent sense of humor

We offer

  • You will work on international projects with a highly motivated team. We build apps, and do cool projects in AICognitive Computing and Watson.
  • A very competitive salary according to your experience and skills.
  • Be part of a young, dynamic, and fast growing company with projects and clients around the world.
  • Mac laptop (or another one of your choice), and the choice between an iPad, an iPhone or an Android phone (even a Samsung Galaxy 7 if you insist)
  • A desk on our co-working space in Munich, or in your area.

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