NLP Data Scientist

Athenium Analytics is seeking a Data Scientist with Natural Language Processing (NLP) expertise to assist the Data Science team in innovative data manipulation, analysis, predictive modeling, and delivery to commercial and government customers.  

We have a team-based culture where we work hard and have fun while doing it. We seek to add team members who have the ability to work well in a collaborative environment and can demonstrate critical thinking skills and present and explain complex ideas to the group. Open communication and working well with others is of great value to us.

Key responsibilities

  • Developing code pipelines for cleansing and processing unstructured data
  • Applying NLP techniques and tools to extract meaningful information from free-text data
  • Serving as an NLP subject matter expert, being available for consultation with other team members on techniques and best practices
  • Statistical and machine learning model development, validation, and implementation
  • Working both independently and with team members to develop, refine, implement, and scale data management and analytics procedures and systems
  • Collaborating with data warehouse engineers and software developers to build data inputs to business-ready products

Minimum qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a quantitative field
  • Significant programming experience with Python
  • Familiarity with a Linux environment and shell scripting
  • Working knowledge of statistical and predictive modeling concepts
  • Experience using NLP software libraries and toolkits (e.g., NLTK, spaCy)
  • Experience with a variety of NLP tasks (e.g. Document Classification, Named Entity Recognition, Information Extraction, Named Entity Linking, Sentiment Analysis, Topic Modeling)
  • Desire to learn about, explore, and invent new tools for solving real-world problems using datA

Preferred qualifications

  • Cloud computing experience, Amazon Web Services (AWS) a plus
  • Proficiency with data extract, transform, and load (ETL) processes with a variety of data types and data storage systems
  • Familiarity with deep learning algorithms and libraries (e.g., Tensorflow, PyTorch, HuggingFace, Transformers)

What we look for

  • Outstanding listening, analytical, organizational and time management skills. Ability to dig into data, surface actionable insights and demonstrates sound decision-making skills.  A problem-solver at heart.
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, while meeting team deadlines.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; Demonstrates a high level of diplomacy.
  • Strong work ethic, hands-on, detail oriented with a customer service mentality.
  • Team player, ability to work cross-functionally, self-driven, motivated, and able to work under pressure.
  • Sense of humor, personality, and enthusiasm!

Work location

This full time position will ideally be based in Dover, NH. Remote candidates will be considered.


About Athenium Analytics

Athenium Analytics is an insurtech SaaS company that uses historical data and predictive analytics to help insurance carriers & other organizations measure and manage quality and risk. Our web-based tools, specializing in quality assurance and risk management, are trusted by global, national and regional insurers. While insurance is our primary industry vertical, we also develop solutions for the U.S. Intelligence Community. Leveraging big data, cutting-edge artificial intelligence and market-driven insights, our products help organizational leadership identify and understand risk to make smart decisions faster. Learn more at:



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