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Data Scientist with Arabic (m/f/x/d)

SeniorFull timeRelocationRemote
Arabic - NativeEnglish - Advanced
EngineeringArtificial IntelligenceComputer ScienceData ScienceMachine Learning


Do you like Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Generative AI? Do you enjoy solving scientific problems? Are you passionate about creating and deploying deep learning models using cutting edge technology? 

We are currently looking for an Arabic-speaker Data Scientist (m/f/x/d),  for our Research team in Valencia (Spain), for a project related with dialogue systems and prompt engineering. 

In this position, you will have the opportunity to participate in innovative projects in different NLP, data science, and generative AI areas: prompt engineering, text classification, dialogue systems,  low-resource NLP, information extraction, psycholinguistic profiling, etc.

Your work will attempt to improve the company's products and be aligned to customers’ needs. However, at Symanto we will also encourage you to explore new research ideas and to publish in blogs, forums, reputable research conferences and journals. 

Join our team and you will have the opportunity to work with NLP researchers and data scientists with an international background and a record of more than 80 research publications. 

Your job will be

  • Prompt engineering: write prompts in Arabic and English to get the best of LLMs like GPT, Mixtral, or Llama.
  • Develop efficient and scalable data analytics solutions.
  • Create, modify, and maintain container data analytics applications.
  • Support your colleagues in data science and AI matters.

Your profile

  • Education, Required Skills and Experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, data science, telecommunication technologies, or similar. 
  • Master’s degree in data science, data analytics, big data, or similar.
  • +2 years experience in a data science related role. As a researcher, analyst, or engineer.
  • Fluency in English and Arabic are a must.
  • Advanced knowledge of the following data analytics technologies and concepts: prompt engineering; classification model evaluation; data visualization (plotting and dashboards); data science packages (pandas, numpy, scipy, SciKit-Learn…).
  • Knowledge of the following software engineering technologies: git; python.
  • Basic knowledge of the following technologies and concepts: ssh and linux terminal.
  • Respectfulness; teamwork skills; organizational and planning skills; communication skills; creativity; problem solving; autonomy

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • PhD in data science, data analytics, big data, or similar.
  • +5 years experience in a data science related role. As a researcher, analyst, or engineer. 
  • Experience evaluating and ensuring the quality of AI models
  • Experience with: NLP & deep learning; bottleneck detection and resolution (in code, data pipelines, etc); cloud computing; developing APIs and web services based on cloud solutions.
  • Knowledge of the following software engineering technologies: API and web service development (e.g. FastAPI); application containers and their orchestration (e.g. docker and kubernetes); SQL and databases.
  • Basic knowledge of the following technologies and concepts: bash; user interfaces (app or web-based); system architectures; agile methodologies.
  • Spanish and/or German are a plus.
  • knowledge of Microsoft Azure DevOps Services; tensorflow; pytorch; C; C++.

What we offer

  • Work on Innovative projects and solutions
  • Possibility to publish in blogs, fora, and reputable research conferences and journals
  • Training in new technologies and domains
  • Flexible working time
  • A company laptop plus access to cloud GPU servers to conduct your research
  • Home Office possibility
  • Great people to work with in an international environment
  • Chance to develop and grow with the company
  • Out of office events

We are looking forward to receiving your application (English CV & motivation letter).

Symanto is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered as equal without paying attention to gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, age, political orientation, union membership, or disability status.

We make recruiting decisions based on business needs, job requirements, your experience, and skills. We value your willingness and enthusiasm to make things happen.

If you are not currently living in Valencia or Nuremberg, and you are open to freelancing, or you live in another city in Spain or Germany, we would still love to consider your application.