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Employer: Wolters Kluwer Financial Services
  • IT Software
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • Cluj Napoca
  • Updated at: 30.10.2019
    Short company description

    Wolters Kluwer N.V. (AEX: WKL) is a global leader in information services and solutions for professionals in the health, tax and accounting, risk and compliance, finance and legal sectors.

    In our specific business unit, Wolters Kluwer Governance, Risk and Compliance we possess deep insight into the industry, providing governance, risk and compliance programs and solutions to more than 15,000 financial services organizations worldwide.

    More than 400 in-house experts - former regulators and compliance officers, risk analysts, lawyers and financial industry specialists – embed their knowledge and expertise in every service or solution so that financial organizations can be confident they are managing their organization's Finance, Risk and Regulation needs effectively.


    You should be willing to take on challenges of unknown dimensions, and work hand in hand with business, product leaders, customers, and developers. You will need to have very strong technical skills in data sciences and a proven ability to deliver products to the market.

    Reporting into the Director of Advanced Technology, this role is crucial to the continued growth and evolution of one of the leading companies providing expert solutions to the healthcare, compliance, legal and tax markets globally.


    -5+ years experience in developing and debugging complex code in programming languages; such as Java and Python
    -2+ years experience in developing service-oriented applications (REST, OData, etc.)
    -Experience in the areas of natural language processing, machine learning, and deep learning
    -1+ year experience in developing applications based on agile principles (. Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, etc.)
    -1+ year experience with DevOps, continuous integration, test automation, Git flow, containers
    -1+ year experience with cloud services (AWS: EC2, ECS, etc.)
    -Demonstrated ability to function in distributed and multi-disciplinary teams across technology and business
    -Strong verbal and written communication skills and effective presentation skills
    -The ability to relay and simplify complex concepts for diverse audiences


    -Write, test, document service-oriented applications in collaboration with onshore and offshore developers, mostly for the development of PoC as well as the scraping of data.
    -Identify potential opportunities for code optimization.
    -Provide input for code reviews and help with environment build deployments, release notes and build notices.
    -Research, identify and recommend operational improvements resulting in improved reliability and/or efficiencies in maintaining the application.
    -Contribute to driving the architecture, assets and tools required to meet our current and future needs across WK and deliver solutions at scale in collaboration with the GPO Product Solutions teams.
    -Collaborate with the other groups to drive deeper integration of NLP, machine learning and AI technologies to enhance uptake delivery of components.
    -Evaluate and advise on technical aspects of open work requests in the product backlog with the project lead.
    -Continuously stay current on market trends and new technologies that can affect how we approach our solutions.

    Other info

    The following is highly desired, but not required:

    -Experience with applying NLP, ML open source libraries; such as OpenNLP, spaCy, etc.
    -Experience with machine learning, deep learning frameworks; such as TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc.
    -Experience with XML, XML Schema, XSLT
    -Experience with SPARQL and other NoSQL data bases a plus
    -Experience with semantics web technologies such as RDF, OWL, RDF
    -Experience with applying semantics to retrieval (. integration to Solr)

    Many innovative products embed advanced technical features to pivot towards expert solution and offer the end-user and effective and efficient experience. As the Research Software Engineer in the Advanced Technology team, you cooperate with data scientists to mature towards production services with the right scalable architecture to meet business requirements.