This person will come from an NLP or information retrieval background, and have worked on end-to-end search algorithms in a large organisation. The Lead Data Scientist will have the opportunity to manage 2-3 Data Scientists in this area, but will very much be a hands-on contributor.
*MSc or PhD in Statistics, Machine Learning, Mathematics, or a similar scientific field
*Solid machine learning experience
*Solid NLP (natural language processing) or information retrieval background
*Experience working on search, discovery or recommender systems
*Experience using search tools (ElasticSearch, Lucene)
*Strong Python skills
*Experience managing or mentoring junior Data Scientists preferred
If you are interested in this or other Data Scientist opportunities please contact Matthew Jones on firstname.lastname@example.org or +44(0)203 301 9931. Unfortunately this position is only available to candidates eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship.
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