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Machine Learning Data Scientist

Luxembourg - IT

Are you interested in BIG data, in search technology, in mass-data analysis or machine learning? Do you like to code in Java using open-source software? Do you want to join one of the fastest-growing and most innovative IT companies in Luxembourg?

We are currently expanding our development team with several data scientists.

Talkwalker is a fast-growing social media monitoring company with offices in Europe and the USA. We are specialized in data crawling, data aggregation and search technologies on the web and provide an easy-to-use and powerful social media monitoring and analytics tool to agencies and companies worldwide.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly-growing company that has successfully moved from start-up to high growth on an European level and beyond, with many opportunities for learning and development.

We actively encourage innovation, team work and initiative-taking, where you will be able to shape your work and contribute to the overall success of your team and of the company in an open, energetic and supportive environment.

As a member of our machine learning/data science team, you will:

  • Build, develop and refine our core machine learning technologies
  • Participate in continuous R&D work for our machine learning algorithms
  • Constantly work on diverse and challenging new functionalities (detection of duplicates, sentiment, events, trends, automatic translation of text, content extraction, clustering, image classification and brand detection, ...)
  • Apply your work on our big data corpus of more than 350 million new posts a day. Our search archive has over 1 PB of data.
  • Be able to influence business and product delivery in a flexible company structure
  • Work together with Data, the search and the Talkwalker team.
  • We are looking for you:

  • You have a MS or Phd degree in Maths/Statistics/Computer Science or related quantitative
  • You have a strong grasp of statistics and data mining techniques
  • You have hands-on experience with programming languages such as R, Python and Java or C++
  • A first experience with GPU programming would be a plus
  • Fluency in software engineering tools and practices (revision control, compilation toolchain, debugging, etc).
  • You are creative, self-motivated, try things out on your own and simply get things done.
  • What we offer:

  • Outstanding development team and great company atmosphere where you can personally grow
  • Monthly developer talks
  • Yearly paid attendance to a conference of your choice related to your work.
  • Central location in Luxembourg city (Royal Hamilius) easily reachable with public transport
  • Multi-cultural and disciplinary environment, over 30 different nationalities with English being the official language
  • Competitive salary package, flexible hours
  • Additional benefits: free drinks, meal vouchers, weekly company lunches/drinks, monthly events (laser game, ice skating, ...)
  • Possibility to advance in the company
  • VISA sponsorship for exceptional candidates in case you don't have a European work permit.
  • About us:
    Talkwalker is a fast growing social media monitoring company with offices in Europe and the USA. We are specialized in data crawling, data aggregation and search technologies on the web and provide to our customers an easy-to-use social media monitoring tool with high-quality data on the European market (http://www.talkwalker.com).

    Contact:
    Please provide CV and motivation letter to Mr. Thibaut Britz.