NLP Specialist

Remote/Wokingham, UK Base

The role

We’ve got a unique opportunity for an NLP Specialist to join our talented team of innovators to conduct research on, test and apply state-of-the-art NLP methods. 


Within this role, you’ll use existing language models for inference and search for new cutting-edge AI techniques that will generate new results in order to produce scalable and high-performing NLU models. Working alongside our existing team, you’ll be involved in a variety of NLP-related projects, some of which may relate to the chatbots that we currently design. You’ll need to collaborate, share ideas and challenge thinking, so we expect you to contribute strong analytical skills, and be self-directed and a forward-thinker. 


We’ll provide training for the successful candidate to ensure that they become proficient in AI processes. Applicants need to have good general knowledge of NLP and the technology concepts behind NLU, because this helps with the problem-solving required for this position. General knowledge of AI chatbot frameworks such as Microsoft LUIS, IBM Watson and RASA are bonuses.

Volume Values:

  • Passionate and devoted

  • Optimistic and motivated

  • Respectful and kind-hearted

  • Forward-thinking and self-directed

Skills and experience

  • Degree within a technology, AI, mathematical or equivalent course

  • A passion for data, and strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Knowledge of Python (preferably) or other ML-relevant languages

  • Understanding of the technology concepts behind NLU/NLP technology

  • Deep interest in learning about new technology and techniques in the AI space

  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills

  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills with the ability to present complex problems to an audience

  • Ability to work with others who have different technology-awareness levels

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Excellent organisational and time-management skills

  • Great attention to detail

Bonus skills

  • Experience in building training data sets and NLU models on Microsoft LUIS, IBM Watson, Facebook WIT, Amazon Lex or Google Dialogflow

  • Knowledge of PowerBI and SQL

  • Experience with RASA