Natural Language Processing Scientist

Relative Insight

Relative Insight is looking for an experienced Natural Language Processing (NLP) scientist to extended its language analysis capabilities. With clients such as Disney and Unilever, Relative Insight provides world-leading language analytics for marketers. Surfacing significance through its unique approach, the company is seeking to maintain its advantage and exploit new areas of language analytics.

As the company grows, the right candidate in this role will become a key figure and lead the company’s NLP team.

Recognised as The Next Big Thing by the Ad:Tech conference, Relative Insight is one of the brightest growth prospects in the technology ecosystem. We focus on how to talk to people to maximise engagement.

We use our law-enforcement heritage to help brands understand how consumers talk and apply techniques to apply this for transformative business results, and with clients such as Unilever, Disney, Twitter, Havas, Pearson, and WPP; Relative Insight is fast emerging as a key asset for marketers.


  • Innovate the language processing strategy for the company to improve the company’s language analytics capabilities and in line with our customers’ needs.
  • Lead the development of new language process approaches and technologies.
  • Convert language analysis results to actionable insights.
  • Work with the current development team to integrate language processing technologies with Relative Insight’s solutions.
  • Liaise with the Insight-as-a-Service and Sales teams to identify new analysis opportunities.
  • Provide regular updates to the management team.
  • Explain technologies and solutions to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Maintain the company’s high standards of excellence.

Essential Requirements

  • A postgraduate degree in the field of Natural Language Processing, corpus linguistics or closely related field.
  • An excellent understanding of current Natural Language Processing techniques and algorithms.
  • Proficient in at least one of C, Python or Java.
  • Experience of machine learning and AI techniques.
  • Self-motivated, critical thinker with strong technical background.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Desirable Requirements

  • Knowledge of MongoDB or similar NoSQL databases.
  • Understanding of statistical and rule-based analysis techniques.
  • Experience with agile methodologies and fast paced/start-up environments
  • Experience using Big Data frameworks such as Hadoop, Spark, etc. and related programming paradigms e.g. MapReduce.
  • Experience with clustering and trend analysis techniques.
  • Experience of applying NLP techniques in languages other than English


  • You relish working in a fast paced, growing team.
  • You are data savvy and are genuinely interested in how language optimisation can bring better results.
  • A team player.

To apply for this role please send your CV and Covering Letter by email no later than Friday at 14:00 for review. Advert will remain live until the role has been filled.

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