Natural Language Processing Data Scientist

  • QinetiQ
  • Malvern, UK
  • 23/05/2022
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Data Analytics Big Data Data Management Statistics

Job Description

Full Job Description

Based from either Malvern or Farnborough, we are looking to appoint a Data Scientist with specialism in Natural Language Processing to join a team of Data Scientists and Data Engineers who use techniques from Statistics, Computer Science and Engineering, and work closely with Human Sciences specialists, to derive meaningful information from complex data. The team are working on a number of cutting edge, technically challenging projects in the areas of AI, Machine Learning, Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision and Tracking for Security, Defence and Commercial customers.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Supporting tasks on a variety of projects involving extraction, cleansing, association, modelling, inference and visualisation of both structured and unstructured data.
  • Looking for opportunities to further improve our NLP offerings and solutions.
  • Designing new tools and software components/services.
  • Influencing colleagues and customers in a high-paced, leading-edge technology environment.
  • Keeping up with state of the art technologies and working practices within a broad and high profile technical area.
Technologies we use:
  • Languages include: Python, Java, Matlab, SQL, C++, JavaScript, and Bash.
  • Operating systems include: Linux (various flavours) and Windows.
  • Libraries include: SpaCy, NLTK, Gensim, Stanford CoreNLP, USE, BERT, NumPy, Matplotlib, Pandas, Scikit-learn, TensorFlow, Keras, SciPy, Hugging Face.
  • Cloud environments include: AWS, Azure.
  • • Tools include: Git, Jupyter, and Anaconda.
The Fit:
We are Interested in speaking with highly proficient NLP Analysts, with a track record of delivery experience, looking to further their career within Data Science. You will have knowledge and experience in using traditional NLP techniques as well as text and language embeddings and you will be expected to keep up with the state of the art in NLP techniques. You will be able to apply your relevant experience working on data-intensive projects to the work we undertake. You will have the curiosity to work in a variety of domains, with a variety of technology stacks including different programming languages. Your ability to communicate openly, think creatively, collaborate, and influence a range of stakeholders will enable you to drive delivery and solve technically challenging problems.

You will also have experienced and knowledgeable in some aspects of the engineering of Data analytics systems, including some of the open-source and branded tools and languages commonly used.

The successful candidate will have experience and/or knowledgeable in Natural Language Processing, and in some aspects of at least one of the following:

  • Machine Learning
  • Data science
  • Tracking
Due to the natyure of the work, candidates must bne eligible for high level security clearance. Full time/part time or flexible working arrangements will be considered for the right candidate. Working from home is possible for some days each week (subject to discussion). Off-site working at Customer sites may be required.

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Why Join QinetiQ?

As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation, courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges. You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture here.

Joining QinetiQ offers you an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits. You’ll receive highly competitive salary and benefits package: our basic salaries are very attractive as we constantly review what’s happening in the market. The range of benefits that we offer include, flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more.

About QinetiQ:
As a company of over 6,000 dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.