Computational Linguist (Ref. No.: 87225)

Place of work
Contract type
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Wage (gross)
From 1 700 EUR/monthWe are required by law to disclose basic wage component (minimum salary) for the advertised positions. Our offer to you may be higher based on your skills and experience and will include additional rewards and benefits.

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

About the Role
You will be responsible for an application which is part of SwissRe's document processing platform ADAPT, which is maintained by the Digital and Smart Analytics Solutions team. You will act as a linguistic expert and power-user of a market-leading linguistic rule-writing tool called Cogito Studio.

Are you ready for a new opportunity?
- Together with your colleagues, you will work on the development and curation of domain-specific ontologies and rule bases
- You will develop linguistic rules for the customised extraction of information or classification of documents.
- You consult the team and colleagues on how to build, maintain and use taxonomies over their life-cycle for our projects.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)

Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2)

Personality requirements and skills

About You
Are you the one we are looking for?
- You have a degree in (computational) linguistics, philology, translation studies or related field and a deep understanding of language analysis (morphology, syntax, semantics).
- You have experience in writing data (text) processing scripts to extract knowledge from unstructured data, including hands-on experience with regular expressions.
- Curious and interested in learning new things
- Strong command of English language (both oral and written).
- Experience in the area of computational linguistics, terminology management are a plus.

Behavioural Competences
- You are a great teammate with a ‘can do’ attitude and you like to work in an interdisciplinary and multi-cultural environment. As a matter of trust, we offer you a high degree of flexibility which matches your independent working style.
- You are creative and want to bring in your own ideas to push product development further.
- Working on multiple assignments in parallel doesn't prevent you from delivering high quality work and meeting deadlines.
- If you think that you bring the right knowledge, experience and personality for this job opportunity and for our team, we would love to hear from you!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, including gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. Swiss Re offers modern work models and attractive work places that allow all employees to adapt to changing work preferences and life phases.

We carefully consider your professional competencies, qualifications and experience in our compensation package and/or when offering you other positions. Our compensation philosophy is to pay fairly, also considering market situation and the value employees may bring to Swiss Re.

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Brief description of the company

As the world 's leading reinsurance company, Swiss Reinsurance Company, based in Zurich, Switzerland, we specialize in covering concepts in capital and risk management.
We combine financial strength with experience, knowledge and creative thought to exploit new opportunities in the interests of our clients, staff and shareholders. Opportunities for you. Opportunities for us.

Number of employees

1700 and more employees

Company address

Swiss Re Business Services (Slovakia) s.r.o.
Mlynské Nivy 12
821 08 Bratislava
Learn more about working in Swiss Re Slovakia.

ID: 1260976  Megjelentetés dátuma: 11.2.2020  Alapbér (bruttó): 1 700 EUR/month