Xcede’s Data Science team are working with a Tier One investment bank based in central London who have set up a new Data Science team. This new research focussed team have been set up to use machine learning and natural language processing on huge, new, unstructured data sets to improve algorithmic trading and investment across the bank.
Uniquely, the Data Science team will also be building bespoke products for external clients and will be encouraged to present and publish their work to the wider community.
This is an information retrieval/natural language processing heavy role, so the ideal candidate will have experience with semantic web, linked data, taxonomies, ontologies, web ontology language, OWL, SPARQL, etc.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a new team with a start-up culture, whilst having the safety, support and data of a Tier 1 investment bank who are investing heavily into this area and team. This particular role will have a remit to cover NLP for the entire bank so there is a lot of flexibility for the type of work you will do, whilst you will be encouraged to continue to publish research.
PhD in natural language processing/information retrieval
Experience with semantic web, linked data, SPARQL, etc.
Strong programming skills (Python)
Strong statistical background