Job offer : NLP Research Engineer M/F



Our team is looking for a Natural Language Processing Research Engineer in Metz:

SESAMm was founded in 2014 and is one of the most dynamic FinTech startups in France and Luxembourg. SESAMm develops and commercializes stock market forecasting tools based on social media and other textual data sources. These products are used by banks and hedge funds. The company provides financial trading indicators which have been created using Big Data methods and allowing new approaches for trading strategies. We develop many new products based on our clients’ needs.

SESAMm plans on developing its activity in Europe and Asia by launching very significant R&D and commercial programs. Our team is hiring several top-level profiles looking for professional challenges and self-fulfillment.

We have offices in France (R&D) and Luxembourg (Commercial). Our team is young, highly motivated and has several fields of expertise, from computer science to stock market finance. We are all data geeks and computer science enthusiasts!

SESAMm aims at becoming the international leader of Big Data technologies for stock market professionals.

Job Description  

Job Goal: You will work with the R&D team to develop cutting edge varied text analytics: sentiment analysis, semantic role labeling, name entity recognition, etc.

Major Duties:

§  Participate in several innovative research projects: synthesize existing research, implement algorithms, evaluate them and present results

§  Create and evaluate new resources (corpora, lexicons, ontologies, etc.)

§  Search for new data sources, filter and prepare data

§  Supervise technical aspects of proofs of concept

§  Write tech reports and participate to publications

§  Attend to workshops and conferences (ACL, EMNLP, etc.)

The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Candidate Profile

Education Requirements

Preferably PhD. in NLP, Engineering or Computer Science Master’s degree with previous experience in NLP

Work Experience and Skills Requirements

§  Work Experience: a first experience in sentiment analysis, for instance with deep learning would be appreciated, experience with Big Data is a plus, but any experience in NLP will be considered

§  Applied knowledge in NLP, machine learning, artificial intelligence and statistics

§  Languages: fluent English speaker with good writing skills, a basic level of French would be definitely a plus

§  Software: fluency in Java and/or Python is mandatory, necessary knowledge of NLP libraries

You should be able to work in a team and show high motivation. This job requires autonomy and curiosity in a dynamic, multitasked environment. You will contribute to the company’s most important strategic decisions.

 Working Conditions

§  Percent Time: 100%

§  Location: Metz (France)

§  Resources: software and computer, desk

§  Salary: attractive

§  Duration: Full-time position (CDI) 

 Join SESAMm, an innovative and ambitious FinTech startup with high potential.

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