Lead Data Scientist - NLP

New York
US$160000 - US$180000 per year + Bonus + Equity

Lead Data Scientist - NLP
New York, New York
$160,000 - $180,000 base salary + full benefits

Harnham are partnered exclusively with one of the fastest growing technology startups here in New York. They are at an exciting point in their growth as they are looking to rapidly scale up, having gained VC backing for one of the most successful holdings business. This position reports directly into the VP of Data Science having a high-level of visibility and calls for an experienced candidate with a strong technical background within NLP.

THE ROLE

As the Lead Data Scientist, you will be required to:

    • Use natural language processing expertise to analyze various datasets, building new products and evolving existing models
    • Work closely across different Data Science and mentor junior team members
    • Own new projects supporting marketing and sales functions and product development
    • Expand upon existing APIs to bring in alternative datasets.
    • Provide deep knowledge and leadership in NLP/NLU/NLG statistical analysis as a thought leader
    • Write production code and communicate with the entire technical team to impact algorithm production

YOUR SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

The successful Data Scientist - NLP will likely have the following skills and experience:

    • MS or PhD in Computational Linguistics or quantitative field with thesis using NLP
    • Strong experience developing and implementing NLP algorithms in a commercial setting
    • Experienced in statistical modeling, Bayesian inference or other machine learning and statistical methodologies
    • Expert in NLP methodologies: Word2Vec, sentiment analysis, entity extraction
    • Experience with NLTK, Gensim, SpaCy, CoreNLP
    • Programming experience in Python preferred, R and Java a plus
    • Machine Translation and BERT experience a plus
    • Comfortable using neural networks: RNN/CNN
    • Previous experience leading projects preferred
    • Knowledge of Big Data packages a plus, Hadoop, Spark, Hive or others
    • Proven communicator with technical team, clients and senior stakeholders
    • Entrepreneurial spirit!

THE BENEFITS

A competitive base salary of $160,000 - $180,000 + bonus + benefits.


HOW TO APPLY

Please register your interest by sending your résumé to Tim Jonas via the Apply link on this page.


KEYWORDS

NLP | Statistics | Natural Language Processing | Machine Learning | Deep Learning | Data Science | Analytics | Big Data | Technology

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