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Data Scientist / Computer Linguist (m/f)

We are a spin-off from the consulting company Ginkgo Management Consulting which is a globally operating boutique consultancy based in Hamburg. We advise primary DAX and Fortune 500 companies on questions of Data Analytics, Big Data and Machine Learning and provide productive solutions possessing added value. We can offer prospective employees an international work environment with a highly agile team and creative start-up methods as well as an attractive payment package.

We want to innovate and develop our strategic business area with the target to become a leading provider for smart services in the area of natural language processing. Therefore we are looking for a Computer Linguist (m/f).

Ginkgo Analytics‘ ambition is to develop a smart contract management solution which understands and interprets contracts from different sources (e.g. procurement, sales, projects, Human Resources). This solves the problem that contractual and legal knowledge is rarely available in sufficient capacity in most SME‘s. Therefore a smart service is developed which is self-learning and understands contracts and provides legal advice. To achieve this goal a computer linguist is required which is capable to develop natural language processing algorithms using machine learning and deep learning technology.


  • Analyze the business problem (contract management)
  • Collect and analyze required data (mainly text documents)
  • Data preparation and validation
  • Create training data (if required)
  • Modeling and validation of machine learning model and neural network
  • Application of algorithm and machine learning methods to problems in the area of natural language processing
  • Develop website frontend to visualize results
  • Deploy running service as API (REST)
  • Create installation scripts and installation package
  • Create technical documentation and user documentation
  • Disseminate results in conferences and forums


For creating this high level of contractual understanding by using machine learning we are looking for candidates with a PhD in Applied Linguistics & Computer Science, Data Science, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physic or related fields with the following profile:

  • 5 years of experience in data science and big data
  • Experience in machine learning and natural language processing
  • Experience in computer linguistic
  • Experience in Python, SpaCy and other common frameworks
  • Ideally experience with cloud technology (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Fluent German and English
  • Applicants may not have resided in Germany for more than 12 months in the last 3 years