IBM Cognitive Architect in Berlin, Germany

In this role, you’ll be part of our European consulting team that is helping clients to design and deliver innovative solutions based on Cognitive Computing approaches - in particular based on IBM WATSON technology. We’re looking for experienced professionals who have proven expertise in one or multiple of the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing, Semantic Technologies, Information Retrieval or Machine Learning. You’ll provide advisory and implementation expertise to our clients including: use case and business case development for Cognitive Computing solutions; proof of concept execution to prove the value of Cognitive Computing use cases; solution outline and design of Cognitive Computing systems; as well as supporting business development activities.You’ll have strong experience in designing and building innovative solutions based on the above technologies but you will also be have the expertise and architectural mindset to relate and integrate such solutions with existing client system infrastructures, such as e.g. content management, information management, business analytics or CRM systems. Proven hands-on experience in conducting analyses on unstructured as well as structured / semi-structured data and in working with state-of the art technologies in Cognitive Computing will be expected. Examples of such technologies include but are not limited to:

  • Natural Language Processing or Information Retrieval (e.g. IBM Watson Explorer / Content Analytics, UIMA, Open Source NLP Tools)

  • Semantic Technologies (e.g. Ontologies / Linked Open Data, RDF/OWL/SPARQL)

  • Machine Learning (e.g. SPSS, R, SAS, MatLab, Apache Spark/MLlib, Apache Mahout or other Open Source Tools)

  • Experience with large-scale Big Data analytics tools (such as the Apache Hadoop Ecosystem, Apache Spark/MLlib, Apache Mahout and the like) will be a strong advantage

    Ideally you’ll have applied Cognitive Computing technologies in multiple industry or research projects. We are particularly interested in candidates with experience in Banking, Insurance, Automotive, Life Sciences, Telco, Retail and Public.This is an environment where communication, networking and people skills are extremely important. You’ll need to display a talent for leading people and teams effectively and be comfortable working in international and distributed teams.All candidates must be fluent in English as well as the local language of the country to which they have applied.This job is posted by IBM Deutschland GmbH and will be based at one of these locations: Hamburg, Berlin, Cologne, Duesseldorf, Frankfurt a. M., Ehningen near Stuttgart or Munich.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computational Linguistics, Statistics or related fields

  • At least 6 years experience in working with Natural Language Processing / Semantic Technologies / Information Retrieval or Machine Learning tools.

  • At least 6 years experience in conducting analytics on structured or unstructured data sources

  • Data architecture experience of designing and developing logical data models : Mastered

  • At least 4 years of experience in devising IT architectures

  • At least 5 years experience in a consulting or research transfer role

  • English: Fluent

  • German: Fluent

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