Natural Language Processing Team Lead

Location London
Discipline: Tech / Dev
Job type: Permanent
Salary: Up to £100K
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Published: about 1 month ago

​​NLP Team Lead, UK Remote. £100K

This AI-powered management solution is an award-winning start-up building cutting-edge NLP systems that will transform the future of work. They’re looking for a NLP Team Lead who wants to work in an inclusive, collaborative, team-first culture - helping customers solve some of their biggest workforce challenges

As the NLP Team Lead, you will inspire, manage and mentor a small but growing ML team whilst also playing an active role in building Machine Learning/NLP capability, building a culture of innovation, continuous improvement and performance. In a varied role, you will be hands-on on developing and refining the NLP algorithms and infrastructure of the AI platform, applying SOTA NLP techniques to solve complex problems while collaborating with cross-functional teams. Whilst also leading a greenfield research project that aims to develop SOTA natural language processing models and applications, leading to the opportunity to publish your research as appropriate.

Responsibilities of the NLP Team Lead:

  • Building ML/NLP capability

  • Providing guidance and mentorship for other team members

  • Guiding how they build and scale machine learning operations

  • Leading a greenfield research project, using SOTA NLP models

  • Defining project scope and timeline, mitigating risks and ensuring milestones are met

  • Developing and improving models and the MLOps infrastructure

  • Communicating technical concepts and project results to non-technical stakeholders

  • Delivering the outcome(s) of the research project

Requirements of the NLP Team Lead

  • Have a solid background in machine learning with a focus on NLP

  • Have experience leading Data Science or ML teams and research projects

  • Be a relentless problem solver, understanding requirements and designing solutions

  • Have an entrepreneurial spirit and an interest in building world-changing ethical AI solutions

  • Have excellent communication skills and be able to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders

  • Have experience working with large-scale data sets and distributed computing frameworks

  • Experience with implementing SOTA NLP research papers

  • Have experience working with Azure, AWS or GCP

Please quote the reference ILS128 when applying for this NLP Team Lead role