NLP Scientist / Engineer

Predictice is hiring!

About

Predictice, la première solution de justice prédictive 🚀

Predictice, startup fondée en janvier 2016, simplifie la recherche et l'analyse de l'information juridique grâce à l'intelligence artificielle. Notre moteur permet à des milliers de professionnels du droit de gagner en performance, de fidéliser leur clientèle et d'augmenter leurs revenus.

Des centaines de cabinets d’avocats et entreprises sont aujourd’hui clients, dont plusieurs structures du CAC 40. La clientèle est répartie un peu partout en France et nous travaillons en étroite collaboration avec les barreaux de plusieurs grandes villes.

Le projet est fortement soutenu par les pouvoirs publics (Ministère de la Justice, BPI France) ainsi que par l’écosystème start-up : Predictice est alumni de Télécom ParisTech, NUMA (saison 11) et Village by CA.

Nous sommes une équipe déterminée qui souhaite mettre son talent au service d’une aventure humaine intense : réunir le monde de la Data et celui du Droit.

Voici nos valeurs, si tu t'y reconnais lance-toi :

  • Bienveillance (soit humble, le reste viendra)
  • Dévouement (le travail c'est pas toute la vie mais quand même)
  • Anticipation (avoir un coup d'avance c'est le minimum quand tu construis la justice de demain)
  • Transmission (les ingénieurs et les juristes ont pleins de choses à se raconter tu verras)

Job Description

What’s the job ?

We are looking for a full-time NLP Scientist to join the team in Paris. You will work on a team applying and improving state-of-the-art techniques to understand legal text documents in order to extract structured information. You will have ideally 2+ years of Data Science experience in NLP domain; you have been following the recent rise of Language Models, and applied advanced NLP models for classification/extraction. You are motivated, eager to learn, and proficient at overcoming technical difficulties. Working on an agile team means taking on all kinds of new challenges and keeping updated on cutting edge machine learning techniques. A plethora of tools and framework we are using can be found here.

What you will do

  • Design, prototype, implement, test and debug models/software, in Scala and Python
  • Build and improve pipelines to clean and prepare data
  • Work with your team, product, marketing, and other engineers to move features through the development life-cycle
  • Write and update documentation and playbooks
  • Plan, conduct and supervise annotation and validation sessions with legal domain experts to prepare training data or test results

Preferred Experience

What we are looking for (musts)

  • Strong computer science fundamentals such as algorithms and data structures
  • Experience with the development of machine learning algorithms/applications
  • Experience with Neural Networks / Deep Learning applied to NLP/NLU
  • Strong knowledge of Scala or Python
  • Excellent problem solving ability and initiative
  • Careful attention to detail in writing, reviewing and testing code

Nice to have

  • Comfortable in English (for reading documentation and watching presentations)
  • Trained and applied Language Models on at least one project
  • Knowledge of grammatical annotations (POS, Dependency Parsing, etc.)

Your advantages

  • Start-up culture & strong human values
  • Great atmosphere & ideal working environment
  • Opportunity to become a key element of a startup in full acceleration
  • Super good health insurance
  • Stock options (BSPCE) plan

Recruitment Process

  1. General interview (CEO, CTO and/or team member)
  2. Problem resolution (home)
  3. Technical interview

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Start Date: 01 July 2018
  • Location: Paris, France (75009)
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience: > 2 years