Story

The development of the technology began in 2018 at ETH Zurich. In 2019, a team of thoroughbred entrepreneurs and pioneers of machine learning officially founded BLP Digital AG. With the foundation of the company, the ETH Zurich spin-off label was obtained as well. In the meantime, the team has grown to 15 employees. All of them are top-notch software engineers and business experts who are passionate and have great entrepreneurial spirit to develop Artificial Intelligence that will disrupt the document extraction market.

Vision

Our common vision is to free up humans from repetitive and mind-numbing tasks enabling them to shift their focus to more meaningful and creative work. In doing so, we want to have a significant positive impact on our society and economy.

Mission

We make it our mission to create the best automated document extraction solution. Our solution should be able to extract relevant information from all types of documents and independently support people in complex processes.

Core Team and Advisory Board

Tim Beck

Former strategy consultant and specialist in digital business models and automation in the manufacturing industry. Successfully founded and managed three other startups including the augmented reality startup CLIPTHIS.

Sven Beck

Machine learning specialist with experience at Louis Dreyfus and Alpiq Holding. Developed the fundamentals of BLP Digital in his research at ETH Zurich. CTO for three other startups including the augmented reality startup CLIPTHIS.

Pedro Marques

30+ years of experience in Software engineering. Founder of Contrail Systems which was acquired by Juniper Networks in 2012. Former data extraction leader at Google and expert in applying NLP and machine learning.

Dr. Claudiu Valculescu

PhD in Mathematics from EPFL Lausanne. Expert in mathematical models, geometry and optimization problems. Several years of experience in automation problems. Winner of several international awards and Olympics in mathematics.

Moisés Torres Garcia

Master's degree in Compuer Science from ETH Zurich. Specialist in NLP. Working experience at Credit Suisse and the AI start-up Nanos.

Davide Walder

Specialist in statistics and optimization problems. Studied computer science during his master's degree in mathematics and is an expert in the field of data science.

Alex Meier

Full-stack software engineer with an M.Sc. in Computer Science from ETH Zurich. Former full-stack developer at ELCA Informatik AG.

Leo Schittenhelm

M.A. in Business Innovation from HSG. Specialist in innovation projects in the insurance sector. Played in the national basketball team of Switzerland and has a large network.

Martin Blapp

Six years of professional experience as a system engineer at the Swiss National Bank Focuses on machine learning during the master’s degree at ETH Zurich.

ADVISOR

Prof. Dr. Stefan Feuerriegel

Professor at the Chair of Management Information Systems at ETH Zurich with 11+ years of research experience in document parsing. Successful founder of an NLP start-up for corporate communications.

ADVISOR

Matthias Heuberger

Head of Transformation and Innovation at CSS Insurances. Former Head of Process and Value Chain Digitization at Zurich. 10+ years experience in process automation with software robots.

ADVISOR

Daniel Seifert

Head of Investment Algorithms at UBS and former McKinsey Associate Partner. In-depth knowledge of banking operations, process automation and business development.

Career

Join our team

At BLP Digital, you can make a difference as an individual and you'll face new and interesting challenges every day. Whether you help to take our Artificial Intelligence to the next level or develop new solutions together with our customers, one thing is certain: the learning curve is steep and the fun factor is maximal.

We are looking forward to your application!

Offene Stellen

Full Stack Software Engineer, full-time (m/w/d)

Are you excited about cloud based Machine Learning solutions? Are you keen on designing and implementing sophisticated full stack applications? This is the job for you! At BLP Digital we are looking for a full stack engineer to join our team of 10+ experienced, diverse, enthusiastic and open-minded people in Zürich.

About the job

  • In order to build the leading data extraction platform, our whole pipeline needs to handle large amounts of data. Therefore we are looking for a strong full stack engineer to enhance our team!
  • You will work directly with leading Swiss and European companies with high volumes of data. The tasks are diverse and non-repetitive, building a new and innovative system using state of the art concepts and infrastructure. In addition, you will be an integral part of the overall BLP Digital family to discuss machine learning, data pipelines, deployment and many more topics with our experts and talents working in other ventures. On top you will learn from the best in the field, our team is led by Google’s former data extraction leader.

Your responsibilities

  • Conceptualize and build a large-scale data management platform
  • Design and implement an efficient and scalable backend, which is able to handle large amounts of data
  • Build a customer-facing API
  • Closely interact with our frontend engineers

Your profile

  • BA/BS in computer science or a related technical field
  • You have a track record in building web applications in fast-paced environments
  • You appreciate great user experience as much as awesome tech and software architecture
  • Solid competence in software engineering with a common programming language such as C++, Golang, Java, or similar
  • You gained experience with deploying software on cloud infrastructure like such as GCP, AWS or Azure
  • Competence and experience with JavaScript, CSS and React
  • You have very good knowledge of Git, Docker, development workflow automation and CI and CD
  • You gained experience with databases like PostgresSQL, Elasticsearch, MongoDB or similar and distributed processing frameworks like Apache Spark or Flink
  • You are great at communicating with people, motivating everyone and getting the whole team on the same page
  • You are naturally curious, happy to explore and learn new things
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, hands-on mentality, stress resistance and passion to solve big challenges in a simple way
  • Fluency in English

Bonus points

  • MS or PhD in related field
  • Working experience in startup environment
  • Experience with redis, rabbitmq, Grafana
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • You already gained experience with big data platforms
  • Expert knowledge in data processing and database design
  • .Net experience

Company Culture & Benefits

  • Our team is made up of entrepreneurs, scientists, and engineers. We’re based in Switzerland’s startup capital, Zürich and have offices in Technopark. We are growing quickly, though our hierarchy is flat and communication direct, which means that we operate and learn fast, as a team.
  • In addition to a competitive salary, shares, and fringe benefits (like free coffee and snacks), following aspects are central to our company culture:
  • Work-life balance: we are a fully trust based organization and belief in the ownership and responsibility of our people.
  • Collaborative Culture: We have regular offsites and team dinners. If you want to participate, that’s great! And if you don’t, that’s fine too
  • We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity. We consider all applications equally regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We strongly encourage individuals from groups traditionally underrepresented in tech to apply.

Interested? Meet us! Please send a quick application with your CV to recruiting@blp-digital.com

Machine Learning Engineer, full-time (m/w/d)

Are you exited about Machine Learning? Are you interested in actually applying Machine Learning in a relevant field in practice? Are you interested in joining the team of Google’s former data extraction leader? This is the job for you! At BLP Digital we are looking for a machine learning engineer to join our team of 10+ experienced, diverse, enthusiastic and open-minded people in Zürich.

About the job

  • We’ve started with invoices and were the first to not only offer a machine learning API extraction solution but really solve the problem end-to-end. Soon our clients realized the huge potential and have since asked us about automating many more document types.
  • We are currently expanding our portfolio of applications to other document types. Therefore, we are looking for exceptional engineers who are driven to find simple solutions to complex problems and who are excited to stretch themselves as part of a growing team and shape the future of BLP Digital.
  • You will work directly with leading Swiss and European companies with high volumes of data and diverse problems. The tasks are diverse and non-repetitive, building a new and innovative system using state of the art concepts and infrastructure. In addition, you will be an integral part of the overall BLP Digital family to discuss machine learning, data pipelines, deployment and many more topics with our experts and talents working in other ventures. On top you will learn from the best in the field, our team is led by Google’s former data extraction leader.

Your responsibilities

  • Build large scale data pipelines for modern machine learning applications
  • Research and prototype state-of-the-art machine learning pipelines in production
  • Work in close collaboration with our customers and product teams in order to achieve the best possible user experience for our customers
  • Design APIs for accelerating ML development workflows in the platform, integrating ML best practices at every step
  • Deploy BLP Digital solutions with customers and get their ML pipelines up to speed

Your profile

  • MA/MS in computer science or a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
  • Excited to be part of a small an fast-paced team which is driven by innovation
  • Ready to take over responsibility and work independently
  • Experience building and maintaining large scale, production data pipelines for machine learning applications
  • Solid understanding of cloud infrastructure (GCP, AWS)
  • Solid competence in software engineering with a common programming language such as Python, C++, or similar
  • Experience with an ML framework such as Pytorch, Tensorflow, or similar
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills in English

Bonus points

  • Gained hands-on experience with large scale data infrastructures for ML model deployment in production
  • Solid understanding and experience with distributed systems
  • Experience with Docker
  • Experience with databases, their internals and query processing
  • Background in statistics

Company Culture & Benefits

  • Our team is made up of entrepreneurs, scientists, and engineers. We’re based in Switzerland’s startup capital, Zürich and have offices in Technopark. We are growing quickly, though our hierarchy is flat and communication direct, which means that we operate and learn fast, as a team.
  • In addition to a competitive salary, shares, and fringe benefits (like free coffee and snacks), following aspects are central to our company culture:
  • Work-life balance: we are a fully trust based organization and belief in the ownership and responsibility of our people.
  • Collaborative Culture: We have regular offsites and team dinners. If you want to participate, that’s great! And if you don’t, that’s fine too
  • We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity. We consider all applications equally regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We strongly encourage individuals from groups traditionally underrepresented in tech to apply.

Interested? Meet us! Please send a quick application with your CV to recruiting@blp-digital.com

Frontend Engineer, full-time (m/w/d)

Are you excited about great user experience in Machine Learning solutions? Are you keen on designing and implementing sophisticated web applications? This is the job for you! At BLP Digital we are looking for a frontend engineer to join our team of 10+ experienced, diverse, enthusiastic and open-minded people in Zürich.

About the job

  • In order to build the leading data extraction platform with a great user experience we are looking for a strong frontend engineer to enhance our team!
  • You will work directly with leading Swiss and European companies with high volumes of data. The tasks are diverse and non-repetitive, building a new and innovative system using state of the art concepts and infrastructure. In addition, you will be an integral part of the overall BLP Digital family to discuss machine learning, data pipelines, deployment and many more topics with our experts and talents working in other ventures. On top you will learn from the best in the field, our team is led by Google’s former data extraction leader.

Your responsibilities

  • • Build interactive web applications that allow a new dimension of document processing
  • • Design and iterate prototypes in order to do efficient user testing
  • • Closely collaborate with our UI designer and the backend team in order to achieve the best possible user experience
  • • Define foundations and further directions how the product will evolve

Your profile

  • BA/BS in computer science or a related technical field
  • You have a track record in building web applications in fast-paced environments
  • You appreciate great user experience as much as awesome tech and software architecture
  • Solid competence in software engineering with a common programming language such as Python, C++, or similar
  • Experience building and deploying websites and web apps with a web framework (Flask, Django, Phoenix, etc.)
  • Competence and experience with Typescript, JavaScript, CSS and React
  • Experience with end-to-end testing of web applications (e.g. Cypress)
  • You have very good knowledge of Git, Docker, development workflow automation and CI and CD
  • You are great at communicating with people, motivating everyone and getting the whole team on the same page
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, hands-on mentality, stress resistance and passion to solve big challenges in a simple way
  • You are naturally curious, happy to explore and learn new things
  • Fluency in English

Bonus points

  • MS in related field
  • Working experience in startup environment

Company Culture & Benefits

  • Our team is made up of entrepreneurs, scientists, and engineers. We’re based in Switzerland’s startup capital, Zürich and have offices in Technopark. We are growing quickly, though our hierarchy is flat and communication direct, which means that we operate and learn fast, as a team.
  • In addition to a competitive salary, shares, and fringe benefits (like free coffee and snacks), following aspects are central to our company culture:
  • Work-life balance: we are a fully trust based organization and belief in the ownership and responsibility of our people.
  • Collaborative Culture: We have regular offsites and team dinners. If you want to participate, that’s great! And if you don’t, that’s fine too
  • We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity. We consider all applications equally regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity. We strongly encourage individuals from groups traditionally underrepresented in tech to apply.

Interested? Meet us! Please send a quick application with your CV to recruiting@blp-digital.com

Business analyst, internship (m/w/d)

Are you interested in getting first hand experience in a young, promising company? Do you want to learn on the job, getting a lot of responsibilty from the first minute? Are you keen on agile environments and great exposure? We are looking for motivated talents who like to think outside the box.

Basic qualifications:

  • BA/BS of a leading university
  • Willingness to go the extra mile and eagerness to impress

Preferred qualifications:

  • MA/MSc of a leading university
  • First work experience with client exposure in consulting or similar

Interested? Meet us! Please send a quick application with your CV to recruiting@blp-digital.com