Data Engineer (Retrieval-Augmented Generation) - 12-Month Contract

Oslo  ‐ Onsite
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Natural Language Processing Java (Programming Language) Algorithms Big Data Computer Programming Distributed Systems Records Management Performance Management Scalability Information Retrieval Infrastructure Management Python (Programming Language) Machine Learning Norwegian Scala (Programming Language) Semantics Data Processing Apache Spark GPT


New long-term opportunity for a talented Data Engineer with experience in Retrieval-Augmented Generation (RAG) to join our leading customer on a 12-month contract basis.

As a Data Engineer, you will play a crucial role in developing and optimizing systems for integrating retrieval and generation techniques to enhance their natural language processing capabilities.


  • Design, develop, and maintain data pipelines and infrastructure to support retrieval-augmented generation projects.
  • Implement and optimize algorithms for information retrieval and text generation tasks.
  • Collaborate with data scientists and machine learning engineers to integrate retrieval-augmented generation models into our NLP applications.
  • Ensure scalability, reliability, and efficiency of data processing systems.
  • Conduct performance analysis and optimization of RAG models.


  • Proven experience working as a Data Engineer, preferably in a role involving natural language processing.
  • Strong programming skills in languages such as Python, Java, or Scala.
  • Experience with big data technologies and distributed computing frameworks (eg, Apache Spark).
  • Familiarity with retrieval techniques, such as keyword matching, semantic search, or neural retrievers.
  • Knowledge of generation models, such as transformer architectures (eg, BERT, GPT).
  • Fluent in Norwegian, both spoken and written.

This is a full-time, freelance position with long-term prosperity likely as the project is lasting numerous years. This is a hybrid role with 2 days to be spent onsite in Oslo per week.

Interviews are happening now, please apply ASAP if this sounds like an exciting next step for you!

Please note you must be able to operate as a freelancer without the need for support/sponsorship.

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