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NLP Expert

We're looking for an NLP Expert to help build our Natural Language processing, understanding and generating capabilities.

About Definely

Recognised as one of the UK’s top tech startups in 2021 by Tech Nation, Definely is a fast-growing, venture-backed company on a mission to transform the $600bn global legal services market. Our customers include some of the world’s top law firms, financial institutions and multinational corporations such as Allen & Overy, Dentons and Deloitte. We are also backed by a number of prominent investors and VCs, including Microsoft, Google for Startups, CRE VC and former dragon, Nick Jenkins.

Working with us

Given that we spend a good portion of our time at our place of work, we are firm believers that everyone should enjoy what they’re doing and who they work with. We operate a transparent workplace culture, where every person has input at every stage and level of strategic decision-making and is a valued member of the team (we promise we are not just saying that)!

We look for natural self-starters who are curious, adaptive, resilient, apply deep logic to their thinking and, most importantly, learn from every mistake!

The role

The NLP Expert will play a pivotal role in building our Natural Language processing, understanding and generating capabilities.

As an NLP Expert, the primary purpose of your role is to:

  • Read, document, understand, test, re-factor, modify, optimise and improve existing Python codebase
  • Explore, document, analyse, aggregate, label, clean, transform and manipulate datasets
  • Improve our existing language-related models recall, precisions and other related-KPIs
  • Create new language models for our existing products and use cases as well as new ones
  • Use, refine and develop Machine Translation tools
  • Help us develop and execute our innovation strategy
  • Augment our data to train models to handle even more cases
  • And much more...

About you

  • Linguistics and/or Text Mining Degree. Strong Quantitative background is a plus
  • Experience with PyTorch/Tensorflow
  • Experience with spaCy and/or other NLP tools such as Gensim/NLTK is a must
  • Experience with either AWS/Azure/GCP or More than one is a plus
  • The ability to read and perform reproducible research is a plus
  • Experience with other kinds of machine learning models for OCR, audio/video applications is a plus

What we offer

  • An opportunity to be an integral part of a fast growing startup, to be able to experiment with new ideas and see them implemented
  • Work in a truly meritocratic, diverse organisation and alongside highly motivated individuals working together on the same mission
  • A chance to work with some of the world’s leading law firms, financial institutions and multinational corporations
  • Training and support
  • Competitive compensation package
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Pension
  • Flexible Working
  • Equipment (where needed)

Most importantly, if you’re someone with a can-do attitude who is willing to get their hands dirty to help us exceed our wildest expectations, then please do not hesitate to apply.

Ready to apply?

If you’re excited about this opportunity, please send your CV and covering letter to along with any other information that makes your application stand out.

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