Machine Learning

Research and Development for a healthier future

IGES Institute Berlin is a leading institution for research, development and consulting in the areas health and mobility. More than 170 experts from diverse backgrounds work for customers that are leading names in the industry, health insurance providers or governmental agencies. Our deep scientific expertise combined with strategic and customer-oriented know-how make us a unique and respected player in our fields of expertise.

For our new Machine Learning group, we are looking for a

(Senior) Software Engineer – Machine Learning

This is a varied role at the intersection of (big) data processing, search, machine learning and data visualization. You are expected to write production-ready code for our data analytics framework that distills knowledge from textual data in the medical domain. You are also expected to contribute to its analytics and data visualization capabilities.

Your qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • Solid experience developing with modern programming languages such as Java and/or Python.
  • Experience with various Big Data approaches, search architectures and machine learning algorithms, as well as relevant open-source toolkits.
  • Ability and willingness to write scalable production code as well as to work on more experimental research questions.
  • Basic knowledge of German. (Some of the NLP algorithms we work with run on German text).

Preferred qualifications:

  • 4+ years of experience in a similar role.
  • Experience with Lucene/Elasticsearch.
  • Experience in data visualization, e.g. with D3.js
  • Experience with machine learning frameworks like scikit-learn, PyTorch.
  • Solid working knowledge of German.

Our offer:

  • Varied and interesting projects at the intersection of software development, data science and research.
  • Space for creativity and to follow your own ideas.
  • Chance to work with some of the latest algorithm and tools in ML and NLP.

If this task appeals to you, we look forward to receiving your complete application documents (cover letter, CV and references), stating your salary expectations and earliest possible starting date, via email to Philipp Rauwald (

IGES Institut GmbH
Friedrichstraße 180
10117 Berlin