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Data Scientist

Job Title: Data Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits, pension
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 1995
Contact Name: Munveer Jabbal
Contact Email:
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description


You will be helping to build an information extraction pipeline and machine learning models to extract facts from largescale user data, including text and social media data. You will have good experience in Natural Language Processing (NLP) and text mining; As you will be applying machine learning techniques for text mining and information extraction based on structured, semi-structured and unstructured data. You will work in a team comprising machine learning, NLP and software engineering experts.

Knowledge and Skills Essential
Experience in and good understanding of applied machine learning for text analysis and natural language processing applied for information extraction: named entity recognition, relation and facts extraction
NLP background in text mining: pre-processing, language modelling, language identification, sentiment analysis. Excellent programming skills in one or more of Python (sciktlearn, NumPy), or Java/Scala
Working knowledge of machine learning techniques such as bootstrapping, boosting, sequence tagging, semantic analysis
Ability to run reproducible experiments and analyse results: from collecting raw data, to choosing the statistical model and bench marking performance
Solid understanding of algorithms, data structures, coding standards
Ability to coordinate effectively with team members in engineering, design, and product management
Results oriented person with a delivery focus and the ability to solve data problems


Knowledge of sequence tagging, crowdsourcing, bootstrapping/learning (syntactic) patterns
Experience developing and deploying working prototypes
Knowledge of NoSQL data storage, e.g. MongoDB, Elastic search
If you would like to work on unique Big Data problems using cutting-edge technology in a collaborative and flexible working environment; Then apply today and join our innovative Data and Analytics team.

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