Senior/Principal Researcher, NLP

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Senior/Principal Researcher, NLP

At the moment we are looking for Senior/Principal Researcher, NLP to join our team in Helsinki.

We are looking for an experienced, creative and motivated (Senior or Principal level) Researcher specializing in NLP & Knowledge Graph to address challenges in content security and build good detection capabilities to ensure safe content is presented to users.

Location: Preferably Helsinki, Finland. Remote locations also possible, considered case by case.

Your future colleagues are waiting for you to join our international team. Working with us is uncomplicated, there’s a good teamspirit, low-hierarchy and nonexistent bureaucracy. Our way of working is flexible too, many of our team work remotely from home with visits to our office from time to time when needed. This role is equally challenging, and as such we offer a very good compensation. We would hope that you are able to start as soon as possible but we are of course ready to be flexible also .


The software professional we are looking for should be comfortable with at least some of the following:


  • Academic and/or industrial proven success in the area of NLP and Computer Vision/Machine Learning applied to security, multilinguals NLP
  • At least 5-6 publications in NLP area
  • Motivated in hands-on research and use of Deep Learning concepts and technologies.
  • Experience with some of the following concepts: multilingual text analysis, Transformers for NLP, knowledge representation, and knowledge graphs.
  • Proven success in addressing content security problems on abusive content hate speech, and fake content detection is a big plus.
  • Experience in bias detection and prevention, explainable AI is a plus.
  • Good knowledge of Python and hands-on experience with some NumPy, SciPy, Pandas, Scikit-Learn, TensorFlow, and Keras.
  • Experience with various public cloud environments and technologies is a plus.
  • Ph.D. in AI/ML/NLP computer science, maths, statistics, computational linguistics or equivalent experience.


At Unikie, you get to:

  • Build new solutions for our customers and work with cutting edge technologies
  • Collaborate along with colleagues who are the top in their field and together with our customers to strive for understanding what they need
  • Develop and challenge yourself and learn more from experienced software talents
  • Work with modern technologies and be involved to solve complex difficult challenges our customers might be facing
  • Have an excellent compensation for your work
  • Work in a global environment that develops modern, secure solutions for pioneers in their field
  • Work in a flexible low-hierarchy organization that looks after its own
  • In addition to our customer deliveries, we focus on our own R&D, where you can bring your own expertise to if you want to

How to Apply

If this sparked your interest, please fill the application form to apply.

Our recruitment team is happy to share you more information about Unikie and our open positions, so please drop us a line if you wish to discuss with us before sending your CV or have any questions in mind!


Helsinki (Finland)


Python, Machine Learning, Tensorflow

About Unikie

Unikie, founded in 2015, is one of the fastest growing technology companies in Finland. We are Finnish forerunner in intelligent, real-time decision-making applications for vehicles, cars and industry. We develop technology that connects sensor data with steering and decision-making based on constant awareness over secure connections. Additionally, we offer consultation for developing customer-specific solutions.

Our annual revenue in 2022 was MEUR 55. Our numbers are growing 600+ software professionals and enthusiasts with a deep internal flame for developing the best technology solutions together with our customers.


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