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Take a job opportunity of a lifetime – join the team of YUKKALab. YUKKA Lab is a rapidly growing tech. company. Our employees steadily work on the development of our innovative tools. 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.

 

Currently, no suitable position available? Our employees‘ enthusiasm is the basis for our success, therefore we are also looking forward to your unsolicited application to info@yukkalab.de.

 

Are you a student who wishes to apply theoretical knowledge to practice? Send your CV and a cover letter to info@yukkalab.de and gain your first work experience at YUKKA Lab. We constantly have openings for interns and working students.

Back-end Engineer / Data Scientist (m/f)

Berlin · Full Time · Immediately

Analyzing professional print and online media content with latest machine learning methodologies, YUKKA Lab offers a unique sentiment analysis tool for the finance and communications industry. Our key focus is a Software as a Service News Analytics solution, while we also provide dedicated API access to our premium customers.

We are hiring talented, visionary and creative engineers with a broad understanding of technology for thrilling development tasks. You are passionate about either Big Data, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing (NLP), functional programming and/or the financial domain? Great! We are looking forward to your application.

 

Job Description

Your key focus will be to work within our Back-end team, directly interfacing with our NLP team and our Frontend developer. We focus on developing robust API’s and solid data processing methods in order to provide our customers with significant and unique insights. This role will require a lot of creative thought to derive new insights and process large amounts of historic data; all while ensuring the solution can cope with more than 200.000 news messages per day.

We know you are a quick learner with high initiative, so we don’t have any fixed requirements. If you have any of the following skills/experiences, even better; we would love to hear from you!

 

Desirable Skills

  • Java / Scala / Python / Shell / Git expertise
  • Big Data processing expertise, e.g. Apache Spark and relevant visualizations
  • Experience with SQL and No-SQL databases, e.g. MongoDB, Elasticsearch
  • Experience with machine learning algorithms and frameworks
  • Docker and infrastructure automation
  • Messaging/stream processing systems, e.g. Apache Kafka
  • Linux expertise
  • Continuous integration / deployment expertise
  • SCRUM experience
  • Experience working with NLP

 

More About Us

  • We empower entrepreneurs in each of our team members to reshape the finance sector
  • A mix of entrepreneurs and industry experts work together to ensure each other’s success
  • Talented, dedicated and passionate people are at the core of our business
  • We believe hard work and success deserve to be celebrated – both in and out of the office
  • We offer an attractive fixed salary for suitable candidates, employee stock options are possible
  • Our offices are in the center of Berlin, within the TechCode Accelerator, a great environment with many networking opportunities

 

Contact

You believe that you would be a good fit for YUKKA Lab? Great! Please send your application with a possible start date to us (job-ad-backend@yukkalab.com). No recruiters, please.

Annotator / Knowledge Engineer (m/f)

Berlin · Full-Time / Part-Time · Immediately

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

 

Requirements

  • student or degree 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

 

More About Us

We are a fast growing FinTech and hiring talented engineers with a broad understanding of technology, visionary and creative thinking for thrilling development tasks. We are unique in the sentiment analysis by screening professional print and media content. Our focus is the financial market but we are enlarging our products for overall market sentiment detection.

We understand the value of data. Our software analyses online and print news and derives market sentiments. We analyze sectors, indexes and securities all over the financial markets.

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

 

Contact

You believe that you would be a good fit for YUKKA Lab? Great! Please send your application with a possible start date to Katarzyna Marszalek-Kowalewska (job-ad-data@yukkalab.com). No recruiters, please.