Senior Data Scientist (NLP)

Datatech Analytics
May 3, 2022
Cannon Street, United Kingdom
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Senior Data Scientist (NLP) - London/Hybrid, UK Remote options also available - £65 - 80k + bonus - J12171

One of the largest and fastest growing credit management services providers in Europe and the market leader in the UK and Ireland are on the lookout for Senior Data Scientist (NLP) to join our Advanced Analytics team in our dynamic London or Kent offices. The Senior Data Scientist (NLP) role, within the Advanced Analytics team, would focus on optimising operations within the business using advanced Natural Language Processing (NLP) skills. The role aspires to a position with strong technical leadership and will suit an individual who is ambitious yet has the ability to take the team with them.

Skills and Experiences
• You can effectively communicate with business stakeholders and identify issues where machine learning can solve problems and add value.
• You can conduct workshop sessions with stakeholders and non-technical colleagues to understand the domain, the issues they face and eventually present solutions.
• Understand the business value of the solution and define metrics to measure it.
• Communicate the ML paradigm with colleagues, with varying technical capabilities, from senior executives to junior staff within the company.
• You can do data exploration required for solving the issue and understand any gaps that exist with data.
• You have worked on several NLP problems such as Text Classification, Chatbots, PII detection, Sentiment Analysis, Text Summarization, Information Retrieval etc.
• You have experience with several techniques such as N-grams, word embeddings and/or transformer-based systems etc.
• You have working knowledge of key machine learning based algorithms: supervised, Unsupervised and the entire end to end ML pipeline.
• You have experience serving models using APIs, that are fully serviced and managed.
• You appreciate the benefits of automation to deploy models in a repeatable and reproducible manner and have experience with MLOps.
• Data changes and so do concepts, you are able to monitor drift in models and data and can efficiently retrain models to update on a regular basis.
• You have experience in conducting trials with customers and can measure value being delivered by the deployed model.
• You are able to capture feedback and thereby lay foundations for developing the next improved version of the system, be it changes to data, model or re-defining the issue in light of new insights.
• You are able to lead and manage the end-to-end delivery of the solution.
• You have experience in managing the project and can deliver it in full to agreed deadlines.
• Python based Data Science stack and ecosystem.
• Azure Cloud experience with Databricks and Spark (but AWS/GCP/etc is fine too). SQL or similar.

If this sounds like the role for you then please apply today!

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