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Research Engineer | NLP Engineer (m/f/x/d) - Job - Career @ Symanto

Research Engineer | NLP Engineer (m/f/x/d)

Do you like Natural Language Processing (NLP)? Do you enjoy solving scientific problems? Are you passionate about creating and deploying deep learning models using cutting edge technology? 

We are currently looking for a Research Engineer | NLP Engineer (m/f/x/d) for our Research team in Valencia (Spain). In this position, you will play a key role in the team and will have the opportunity to participate in innovative projects in different NLP areas: opinion mining, low-resource NLP, generative information extraction, author profiling, relation extraction, etc.

Your work will attempt to improve the company's products and be aligned to customers’ needs. However, at Symanto we will also encourage you to explore new research ideas and to publish in blogs, forums, reputable research conferences and journals.?

Join our team and you will have the opportunity to work with NLP researchers and data scientists with an international background and a record of more than 80 research publications

Your job will be

  • Implementing machine and deep learning-based NLP and Artificial Intelligence (AI) workflows and algorithms in alignment with the business needs.
  • Deliver scalable and maintainable solution using the latest cutting-edge technology.
  • Work on the integration and maintenance of our different AI solutions.
  • Collaborate in NLP research projects.
  • Identification and evaluation of strategic innovations (concepts, tools/languages, technologies, services) in the field of NLP and deep learning.
  • Constant personal development in new technologies.
  • Support your colleagues in software engineering-related matters.
  • Serve as link between the research and the engineering department.

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, telecommunication technologies, or similar. Master’s degree in pattern recognition, natural language processing, deep learning, or similar.
  • Fluency in English.
  • +3 years’ experience in an NLP and deep learning related role. As a researcher or engineer.
  • Advanced knowledge of the following technologies: python, tensorflow, pytorch, bash, git, ssh, and linux terminal.
  • Knowledge of API and web service development in python; bottleneck detection and resolution (in code, data pipelines, etc); software engineering; development methodologies; and agile methodologies.
  • Knowledge of SQL, containers, and container orchestrators.
  • Respectfulness; teamwork skills; organizational and planning skills; synthesis and communication skills; creativity; problem solving; autonomy.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • +5 years’ experience in an NLP and deep learning related role as a researcher or engineer.
  • Experience with container orchestration and cloud computing.
  • Experience developing APIs and web services based on cloud solutions.
  • Experience implementing prototype (POC) web-based user interfaces. For instance, using Streamlit or Dash.
  • Experience in publishing research material.
  • Solid knowledge of containers and container orchestration using tools such as Kubernetes; NVIDIA Triton Inference Server; Microsoft Azure DevOps Services; cloud computing solutions; FastAPI; Swagger; pytorch; SQL.

What we offer

  • Work on Innovative projects and solutions.
  • Possibility to publish in blogs, fora, and reputable research conferences and journals.
  • Training in new technologies and domains.
  • Flexible working time.
  • A company laptop plus access to GPU servers to conduct your research.
  • Home Office possibility.
  • Great people to work with in an international environment.
  • Chance to develop and grow within the company.
  • Out-of-office events.

Are you interested?

We are looking forward to receiving your application (English CV & motivation letter).

Symanto is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered as equal without paying attention to gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, age, political orientation, union membership, or disability status.

We make recruiting decisions based on business needs, job requirements, your experience, and skills. We value your willingness and enthusiasm to make things happen.

If you are not currently living in Valencia or Nuremberg, and you are open to relocate, or you live in another city in Spain or Germany, we would still love to consider your application.

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Scope of activities
IT and software development
Career level
Employment type
Full time

About Symanto

Symanto is an artificial intelligence company distinguished by its proprietary technology on linguistic algorithms & psychology. This innovative approach allows us to help brands to build even more successful relationships with their customers & stakeholders by automating the psychological profile of people irrespective of language & culture. At the end of the day, we aim to provide the deepest understanding of people through psychology & A.I.


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