Insight extraction and visualisation
KTP Associate position (deadline 24 March 2018)
The University of Essex in partnership with Signal Media Ltd offers an exciting opportunity to a graduate to develop insight extraction and visualisation techniques to convert a stream of unstructured textual documents, e.g. news articles, into easily digestible information and present it in novel ways. This post is fixed-term for 18 months and is based at the Signal Media offices in central London, however there may be potential to continue in employment with the company partner following the completion of the Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP).
We are looking for someone who can understand clients challenges, propose methods to solve problems, experiment with different alternatives to address it and implement a solution that could be deployed in production. Team work and learning are two of the pillars for this position and for this reason, we are looking for individuals who are open-minded, inquisitive and have the desire to learn new skills from everyone in the company.
The ideal candidate will have a degree combining data science, NLP, and/or Human Computer Interaction, with familiarity of NLP, ML, and data visualisation tools.