Data Scientist NLP

ThoughtRiver

Full time

London, UK

Feb 23

We're looking for an experienced and collaborative Data Scientist with previous experience with machine learning and NLP. This is a fantastic and unique opportunity for a pragmatic individual who enjoys solving complex challenges to work with a talented team of Engineers and add an enormous amount of value to our business.

Your Mission

  • Design ways to enhance and expand the capabilities of “Fathom”, the brain behind our software.
  • Drive Natural Language Processing and Machine Learning projects from concept to fruition, taking into account any competing forces and necessary trade-offs.
  • Devise and apply novel approaches to interpret legal documents.
  • Recommend relevant research, best practices, and their application to the product and legal domain.
  • Recommend annotation, modelling, and evaluation approaches for a wide range of supervised and unsupervised problems.
  • Work closely with Legal Experts and Product Owners to identify complex areas to interpret and methodologies to tackle them.
  • Drive to extract maximum value from our large corpus of legal data.

What You'll Need To Succeed

  • You will have a strong background in this field (Ideally 5+ years work experience), with proven commercial experience working in a related field.
  • Interest in the application and domain - solving a challenge to generate real value.
  • A pragmatic mind with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Utilisation of the latest techniques available and relish collaboration with specialists; we partner with in both academia and AI-focussed businesses

Technical Experience

Essential

  • Natural Language Processing
  • Machine learning
  • Python

Desirable experience

  • Linguistics
  • Unsupervised learning
  • Graph technologies (networkx etc.)
  • Experience with defining and working with ontologies
  • Relation extraction
  • Language modelling
  • Test-driven development
  • Docker
  • Statistics

Why You'll Love Working Here

  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life assurance 
  • 25 days annual leave
  • A collaborative, supportive, and dynamic work culture; you’ll work with people who demand the best
  • In-depth training and one-to-one support as you build your career at ThoughtRiver and map out your professional goals
  • A regular programme of fantastic team-building and social activities to foster a collaborative spirit
  • Environmentally conscious and serious about climate change; we're committed to completely removing our impact on the environment by October 2021

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