LINGUIST List 31.610

Wed Feb 12 2020

Jobs: English; Semantics: Computational Linguist, Swiss Re Management Ltd.

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 07-Feb-2020
From: Susanna Tron <>
Subject: English; Semantics: Computational Linguist, Swiss Re Management Ltd., Bratislava, Slovakia
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University or Organization: Swiss Re Management Ltd.
Department: Digital & Smart Analytics, Information Technology
Job Location: Bratislava, Slovakia
Job Title: Computational Linguist

Job Rank: Computational Linguist

Specialty Areas: Semantics; Computational Linguistics, Knowledge Engineering

Required Language(s): English (eng)


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.

About You:

- You have a degree in computational linguistics, mathematics or related field and a deep understanding of language analysis (morphology, syntax, semantics)
- You have basic programming skills (preferably Python) to write data processing scripts to transform or 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).

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.

This position may also be filled in Bangalore, India.

Please apply directly via Swiss Re's job portal (application link below).

Application Deadline: (Open until filled)

Web Address for Applications:
Contact Information:
Jan Bucek

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