Lead NLP Research Engineer for a Legal Tech Startup

Permanent employee, Full-time · Zurich

Description
We are Legartis, a legal tech startup that changes the way contracts are analyzed and managed efficiently. Corporate clients love our product, which means we are growing fast and are ambitious. Since our inception in 2017 we have grown to more than 35 people and have won various prizes such as being named by Forbes as one of the best AI start-ups in the DACH region, the 1st prize from >>Venture>> in the software vertical, and many more.
Your mission
You will be joining an experienced and growing engineering team to build an innovative product in the legal tech space. Your job will be to lead Natural Language Processing (NLP) efforts at Legartis. You will design and productionize solutions performing complex text processing and analytics tasks (e.g. text classification, document zoning and segmentation, named entity recognition, information extraction) based on the latest approaches in Machine Learning (ML) and NLP. You will work closely with the product management team to convert product vision to effective NLP solutions.
Your profile
Must have:
  • PhD or Masters degree in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science or Applied Mathematics with a focus on ML/NLP
  • Experience in NLP research, as evidenced by publications in leading NLP/ML conferences and workshops
  • Thorough understanding of NLP and ML methods both inside and outside the Deep Learning realm
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities¬†
  • Software engineering skills
  • Proficient in Python
  • Fluent in English
  • You are open to change, honest, have a genuine interest in people, work smart, have a passion for innovation, show your commitment, and want to enjoy work and have fun whilst giving your best!
Bonus points if you also have:
  • Experience in a role related to productionizing new ML/NLP solutions, building and maintaining ML pipelines
  • Experience working in an agile, product-driven environment
  • Experience in project management
Why us?
  • A position of 80-100%
  • The chance to take on an exciting role in a fast-growing start-up
  • A young, talented, motivated, positive and humorous team
  • Supportive work culture, in which everyone is committed to building a successful business
  • Open corporate culture with flat hierarchies and direct feedback
  • A fair and competitive salary
  • Possibility of stock options (ESOP)
  • 5 weeks vacation with the possibility to take an additional 2 weeks unpaid vacation
  • Flexible home-office possibilities
  • Centrally located, modern office
  • Regular team events
About us
We are Legartis, a legal tech startup that changes the way contracts are analysed and managed efficiently. Corporate clients love our product, which means we are growing fast and are ambitious. Since our inception in 2017 we have grown to more than 35 people and have won various prizes such as being named by Forbes as one of the best AI start-ups in the DACH region, the 1st prize from >>venture>> in the software vertical, and many more.
Join us on our mission, have fun whilst doing so and expand your skillset daily!
We appreciate your interest in Legartis. Please fill in the following short form. Should you have any difficulties in uploading your files, please contact us by mail at recruiting@legartis.ai.

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