NLP Data Scientist
Data engineering
Data modelling
Business/Data Analysis
South Africaยท 28 days ago

Who are we

GetUp is a full value chain, digital insurance business with a mission to put South Africans in the driving seat of their lives. Our people are talented, a little crazy and passionate about making a difference.

Why we need you

This is an opportunity for an innovate data scientist to use their expertise in NLP to work on industry leading projects in the fin-tech and advice-tech space. Developing intelligent chatbots that support GetUp’s key strategic objectives of driving sales, improving collections, and facilitating multi-media conversational advice will be the focus of the successful applicant in this role.

As an NLP Data Scientist you will be required to:

• Develop end to end deep learning and NLP models

• Fluency in Python, and DL/NLP Libraries

• Have a great attitude and want to work with a high performing team

• Work with a cross-functional team of data scientists and architects

• Productionize models

• Help innovate the way AI is used within the business

Our ideal candidate would tick these boxes

• PhD or Master’s in Computer Science, Applied Mathematics, or Quantitative Fields

• Commercial experience developing machine learning and deep learning algorithms being put into production

• Experience developing NLP models that get deployed into production. Experience with Transformer models would be an advantage.

• Background in financial services would be an advantage

GetUp’s flat leadership structure means that everyone works and everyone leads, which creates opportunities for learning and teaching at the same time.

Metropolitan GetUp
Employment Type
2-5 years
South Africa