IBM NLP Engineer in Norway

Job Description

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

The preferred candidate can transform, cleanse and mine large-scale, complex data sets, visualize them into meaningful 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 crafted 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 offer:

  • Brand new offices in downtown Oslo

  • Career and development opportunities

  • Flexible work environment

  • Good social environment

  • Exceptional learning opportunities

We are now looking for talented and ambitious NLP Engineers to join our team in Norway, in either Oslo or Stavanger.

Please include a motivational letter together with your CV in your application.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • 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

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • 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

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.