Lead Data Scientist – Payments

Recruiter
Confidential
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
27 Nov 2018
Closes
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a tech company who have been creating products using AI and NLP for the payments domain for 25 years, including products to automate transaction classification using NLP, detecting financial crime and false positives. With annual revenues in excess of £30m this company have over 200 people across, UK, US, Netherlands and India, 80% of who are technical and have a small offshore NLP Data Science team. The company have successfully created AI solutions for the finance and payments sector for a quarter of a century and more recently they’ve been using Machine Learning on historical data over the last 3 years to look at new products to develop and would like to build a Senior Data Science AI/NLP team in their London office to lead this. They are currently looking for a Lead Data Scientist, who is able to work independently to develop solutions and has solid commercial experience in Data Science. In particular they’d like a Lead Data Scientist with NLP experience and an understanding of Deep Learning with an interest in working in the financial/payment sector. Duties & Responsibilities: Liaising with Senior Management Team and Tech teams to identify areas where you can add value to company using AI. Research NLP, Deep Learning and Neural Networks Creating POC’s Working with onshore and offshore teams to implement solutions Developing Python Machine Learning algorithms Applying NLP/Deep Learning and Machine Learning solutions End to end development of AI projects Candidates must have the following qualifications, knowledge skills and experience to be considered for this role: PhD in related field Substantial research experience in Machine Learning Applied experience of Neural Networks or Deep Learning Must have applied NLP to unstructured text using Deep Learning methods in industry Considerable experience with the following Python Machine Learning libraries NumPy Pandas SciPy SKLearn And minimum of 1 year applied experience with: NLP SpaCy NLTK Deep Learning Keras Tensorflow Neural Networks Recurrent Neural Networks (RNN) Convolutional Neural Networks (CNN) Closing date for the receipt of applications is 24 December 2018. Applicants need only apply if they have an exact match with the skill sets stated. Strictly in the first instance all responses must be via e-mail quoting the reference number in the subject line.

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