Sr Data Scientist NLP

Sr Data Scientist NLP

Montreal, Quebec  - Permanent

Job Description

Is your passion for Data Science and NLP all-consuming.
Is your talent with Python and ability to make the impossible possible equally impressive, then this role may be perfect for you.

Our client, with more than 1,000 employees across 7 global offices, is an innovator par excellence in Fintech, securities trading, cryptocurrency and venture capital.

We are helping them hire a passionate and innovative senior data scientists, for one of their 3 data science teams, who will spearhead the efforts of building one-of-a-kind algorithms that will revolutionize our evolving trading strategies in a growth-oriented environment that champions disruptiveness, and embraces challenges on the way to success.

What you’ll be working on:

Conducting cutting edge research to develop, implement, and perfect NLP algorithms (NLU, NLG) for text/language/speech processing, understanding, summarizing, and sentiment analysis.

Applying quantitative techniques to large data sets to obtain actionable insights and execute on them in real-time with immediate feedback

Striving to reach ambitious quantifiable long-term goals, while presenting intermediate achievements

Staying at the forefront of the newest technologies, prototypes, and being

In short, you will tasked with doing what noone has done before...

Must Have Skills:

What is needed for this role:

Expertise in natural language processing (NLP with NLU), machine learning, deep learning, features
engineering, and information extraction from unstructured data.

Strong knowledge of different deep neural networks architectures (RNN, CNN, GAN, …) with expense
in modeling state-of-the-art seq2seq/Transformers architectures (LSTM) for machine-translation, text
summarization, sentences paraphrasing, and me series.

Expert understanding of data mining techniques, and experience in using well-known frameworks and
packages such as Tensorflow, Pytorch, Keras, Scikit Learn, NumPy and Pandas.

Expertise with state-of-the-art NLP packages (such as spaCy), open embeddings, transfer learning
models and projects (such as BERT, RoBERTa, DislBERT, GPT-2, XLNet, sentence-transformers, spacytransformers / transformers) as well as interpretability techniques.

Excellent function-oriented, and object-oriented programming skills, especially in Python, and nice to
have working experience in Spark, in R, and in SQL and NoSQL DBs and scripng languages.

Intellectual curiosity, creativity, critical thinking, and innate problem-solving skills with a strong desire
to learn, innovate, and continuously challenge yourself.

A positive, team-focused, results-oriented attitude, and strong collaboration skills

Excellent written and verbal communication skills to present complex, and cohesive findings in a logical
and convincing manner

5+ years’ experience in conducting ML/NLP projects, and have the ability to build, validate, deploy and
monitor iteratively advanced online predicative models


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