CTG NLP (Natural Language Processing) SME in Washington, District Of Columbia

Title: NLP (Natural Language Processing) SME

Location: US-DC-Washington

Job Number: 18203379

CTG is seeking to hire a NLP (Natural Language Processing) SME to work remotely or onsite with our client for a long term contract in Washington, DC.

Location: Remote or Washington, DC

Duration: 6 months

Tax Terms: W-2 (no 1099 or C2C)

Pay: Open (Depending on experience)

NLP (Natural Language Processing) SME

Assists client in the selection, implementation and support of the integrated solution that includes Advanced Analytics, Natural Language Processing and / or other Cognitive Computing technology components. Requires a combination of consulting skills and integration experience with Analytics and Cognitive components to pull together holistic business solution for the client. Applies Watson solutions and offering for successful client transformation. Has a good knowledge of Watson technology stack, and in-depth knowledge of Watson solutions. Must have the appropriate mix of functional and technical expertise for successful application to package solution to business problem. The nature of the work will include elements of integration, enterprise consulting, compliance and quality assurance, inspection, research design, and statistical and evaluation skills.


  • High Proficiency in Object-oriented programming skills to include, at minimum, Python (3 Years)

  • Proficiency in code automation, performance testing, and optimization in Python, spanning unit and integration testing

  • 2-3 years of experience with Machine Learning and Text Analytics to include: feature extraction, statistical approaches, clustering techniques, classification techniques, neural networks and model testing and performance

  • Experience with OSS NLP tools such as: NLTK, OpenNLP, sPacy, Textblob, gensim etc.

  • Experience with Watson Developer Cloud, with an emphasis on Natural Language Understanding and Natural Language Classifier

  • 2-3 years of experience in text parsing and unstructured data engineering techniques, including regular expressions

  • 2-3 years of experience in Natural Language Processing (NLP) techniques including text similarity, classification, topic modelling, POS tagging, entity extraction, and word embedding

  • Experience with database technologies including MongoDB and MySQL

  • Experience using GitHub for version control and source code management

  • Working knowledge of IBM Cloud services, with an emphasis on IBM Bluemix.


  • JD#1: Code Automation, Performance Testing, and Deployment

  • JD#2: Natural Language Processing (text parsing and modeling)

  • JD#3: Machine Learning (feature extraction, statistical approaches, classification techniques, and model testing and performance)

  • JD#4: Integration of Watson Developer Cloud APIs

  • JD#5: Database and User Interface Integration

  • JD#6: Presenting Technical Information

To be considered please immediately apply to this requisition using the link provided or go to the CTG Careers Page and apply to 18203379. For additional information please contact Jeffrey.Thompson@ctg.com . Kindly forward to any other interested parties—thank you!


CTG (NASDAQ: CTG) provides industry-specific IT services and solutions that address the business needs and challenges of clients in high-growth industries in North America and Western Europe. CTG also provides strategic staffing services for major technology companies and large corporations. Backed by more than 50 years of experience and proprietary methodologies, CTG has a proven track record of reliably delivering high-value, industry-specific staffing services and solutions to its clients. CTG has operations in North America, Western Europe, and India.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such, we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work in Healthcare company by Modern Healthcare (2013-2016) in North America, and a Best Workplace in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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