IBM NLP Engineer in Norway

Job Description

IBM Global Business Services is expanding and looking for NLP Engineers.

The preferred candidate can transform, cleanse and mine large-scale, complex data sets, visualize them into relevant and useful insights, and present the findings in a compelling story. He/she can also develop, validate and operationalize advanced analytical algorithms (predictive and prescriptive); including implementation on large scale systems.

IBM Global Business Services is one of the world’s largest providers of business and technical consulting services. We help our clients to gain competitive advantage through insights from data and analytics, business models shaped by cloud and social engagement powered by mobile technologies. As part of our 3 billion USD investment in Watson, Internet of Things and cognitive technologies, we are building up a leading digital consulting practice. We use design thinking and agile methods to help our clients to achieve their digital potential. We are now looking for talented and ambitious Data Scientists to join our team in Norway, in either Oslo or Stavanger.

We offer:

  • Brand new offices in downtown Oslo

  • Career opportunities

  • Flexible work environment

  • World-class learning opportunities

Requirements:

  • MSc or PhD degree in a quantitative field (statistics, mathematics, computer science, physics, etc.)

  • Familiar with NLP techniques or computational linguistics.

  • Experience with regex syntax

  • Experience with cleansing and preparing large, complex datasets for analysis

  • Expertise in applying machine learning in a professional or other intensive problem-solving environment with large, complex datasets

  • Experience with hypothesis testing, clustering, regression & classification, time series analysis, social network analysis, optimization and text analysis

  • Experience in statistical programming languages such as R and Python or equivalent

  • Familiarity with SQL/MongoDb or similar database query language

  • Professional-level expertise in developing, validating and executing algorithms and models on large scale systems

  • Familiarity with data visualization tools in Python or R

  • Be able to convey Data Science results in layman terms

  • Experience with using big data tools (e.g. Hortonworks/IBM; Hadoop, Spark, Kafka or commercial implementations of these) is an advantage

  • Previous data science project execution is an advantage

  • Fluency in a Scandinavian language is an advantage, but not an absolute requirement

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

NA

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

NA

EO Statement

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