The Company

This is a great opportunity to join a technology first startup with a big focus on Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning and Text Analytics. We are developing our own machine learning algorithms and IP, centered around Content Extraction – our core API. We're looking for a machine learning expert with good coding skills, or a great coder with exposure to machine learning. The skills below are targeted at the former, but we would consider the latter candidate too.

The business applies its technology within the fields of Healthcare, Finance and E-Commerce, by offering our data extraction services, coupled with bespoke NLP, to deliver a scalable DSaaS solution to our customers.

We’ve been awarded Innovate UK grants for our Summarisation and Content Extraction tools, and have won a place alongside Mayor Sadiq Khan on the Mayors International Business Programme.

The company is funded by some of the UK’s leading technology investors, and Ultra High Net Worth individuals. As well as being supported by advisors from Cambridge University, Box and Dell EMC.

We work 100% remotely, while maintaining a great company culture. We meet regularly for Innovation Days or company away-days, and provide generous additional benefits, such as Healthcare and Personal Development Allowance. We also offer 28 days holiday on top of bank holidays.

We see great potential in ML & NLP technology and are pushing the boundaries of its applications. We are looking for candidates who are independent thinkers and passionate about building world-class products.

Required Qualifications

  • Mid-level, with 1-2 years of commercial experience

  • Knowledge of a variety of machine learning techniques and their real-

    world advantages and drawbacks.

  • Expert knowledge of the Python scientific stack (scikit-learn, pandas,

    numpy) and exposure to common natural language processing


  • Ability to write clean, well-tested and well-documented code. Skim It Ltd

  • Familiarity with best software engineering practices such as testing, version control, continuous integration/ delivery.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills for coordinating across teams.

  • Independent thinker. The ideal candidate will be able to take charge of all aspects of a project, from requirements analysis to prototyping and deployment to production.

  • A drive to master new technologies and techniques.

  • Strong problem solving skills with an emphasis on product

    development. We focus on delivering value to customers rather than

    micro-optimising models.

  • A Master’s degree in a numerical field such as Statistics, Mathematics,

    Computer Science, etc.

    Bonus Skills

  • A PhD in a numerical field, especially natural language processing or deep learning.

  • Distributed computing tools: MapReduce, Hadoop, Spark, etc

  • A track record of deploying or maintaining production systems,

    especially ones using machine learning.

  • Knowledge with other programming languages, such C/C++/Cython,

    Java, JavaScript, etc.

  • AWS/GCP, Docker and Kubernetes.

  • Visualizing data for stakeholders using matplotlib, D3, ggplot, etc. Skim It Ltd

Salary range £55,000 — 60,000