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Take a job opportunity of a lifetime – join the team of YUKKA Lab. If you are looking for a challenge in a startup where you will work with innovative, collaborative and energetic colleagues, YUKKA Lab could be the right place for you. We are always interested in new talents for our team.

 

YUKKA Lab is a growing B2B AI & Data Analytics company with the mission to bring a data driven approach to news allowing business experts next-level performance in risk, underwriting, sales, consulting and investment. Already today we can count some of the world’s largest consulting, reinsurance and finance companies among our clients. As technology leader in our field, we have a growing team of 20 experts, coming from 14 different nationalities. Our stylish office with stand-up desks and Vitra design furniture is located in the stylish Bikini Haus at Berlin Zoo, offering a unique view over the Zoo and the historical “Gedächtnis-Kirche” on the other side. Fresh fruits, great coffee, cereals and a wide range of beverages are just some of the additional perks of the office.

 

You believe that you would be a good fit for YUKKA Lab? Great! Please send your CV with cover letter and a possible start date to us at jobs@yukkalab.com. No recruiters please. 

 

No suitable position for you available? Our employees‘ enthusiasm is the basis for our success, therefore we are also looking forward to your unsolicited application. Are you a student who wishes to apply theoretical knowledge to practice? Send your CV and a cover letter to jobs@yukkalab.de and gain your first work experience at YUKKA Lab. We constantly have openings for interns and working students.

(Junior) Data Science Engineer

Berlin, Germany · Full Time · Starting Immediately 

 

Job Description 

We are looking for an enthusiastic data generalist, who is happy to gain a holistic understanding of all aspects of machine learning and text processing pipelines. This especially means integrating and deploying the code you write, but it also means thinking in terms of how new algorithms, datasets or visualizations could unlock value for us and our end users.  

One week you might be backtesting a new signal you generated with the latest transformer model, another week you might be setting up data for an annotation task and expanding it with semi-supervised learning. Of course, another week you might be writing YAML files and shell scripts to deploy an API from our build system. 

 

Desirable Skills / Interests 

  • Python 
  • Machine learning, Information retrieval, knowledge bases 
  • Data structures, algorithms, writing performant code
  • Large-scale data processing, distributed databases 
  • Curiosity about financial markets 

 

Nice-to-haves 

  • Data visualization 
  • Development of REST APIs 
  • SQL, No-SQL 
  • Messaging / stream processing systems 
  • Git, Docker / Continuous integration / DevOps 
  • Linux, shell scripting 
  • Agile development process
  • Functional Programming, OOP (e.g. Scala, Java), asynchronous programming 

Annotator / Knowledge Engineer (Student)

Berlin · Full-Time / Part-Time · Immediately

YUKKA Lab AG is looking for an annotator/knowledge engineer to join our Data & Resources Team.

 

Requirements

  • Student in linguistics, philology or translation
  • Good understanding of language analysis, e.g. part-of-speech, morphology, syntax, semantics
  • Native fluency in German
  • Excellent English skills
  • Creativity and motivation to push product development
  • Technically-minded
  • Ability to research and collect information from a wide variety of resources
  • Interest in information extraction

 

Nice to have

  • Experience with creating ontologies, knowledge bases
  • Knowledge of additional languages

 

Responsibilities

  • Annotation of data with linguistic information
  • Development of language resources, such as lexica, gazetteers
  • Development of knowledge bases/ontologies