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Project Title: Python Developer
Project Description:This position will enable the successful candidates to work on and learn cutting edge AI algorithms used for processing large amounts of text and learn about distributed computing technologies used for analysing big data.
We are looking for PhD and MSc students with interest in AI and data mining with good programming skills in python and other programming languages. You will be working with senior staff to initially help you in finding solutions and writing algorithms in python and other languages, but you will be expected to work independently afterwards. Candidates need to be flexible, self-motivated and keen to learn new skills in order to meet the constantly changing needs of the business.
Skills Required:
  • Programming in python and/or other languages for:
    • Data processing
    • Data analytics
    • Visualisation
  • Use of AI techniques to analyse text and other types of data
  • Work with cloud platforms for parallel processing
  • meeting clients to identify their needs and liaising regularly with them
  • researching into current trends
  • drawing up detailed specifications and documentation
  • testing and delivery of the material in a professional form
Key Areas of Work of Placement:
  • Team work and communications
  • Programming in Python and other languages
  • Research (and learning) in new techniques in AI for text mining
  • Agile project management
Outcomes:
  • Algorithms
  • Analytics
  • Visualisations
Successful candidates will gain practical and demonstrable experience in the following key areas:
  • Programming in Python and other programming languages
  • Learning about advance AI techniques for text mining
  • User requirements specifications
  • Agile project management
  • Problem solving
  • Communications with clients
  • Knowledge of intellectual property
  • Working with programmers and designers and other parts of the business
*Hourly rate is 9.19 pounds plus 1.11 pounds holiday pay
Vacancy Closing Date:22 April 2018
Project Start Date:01 May 2018
Project End Date:28 September 2018
Nature of Business:We work with large international businesses, public organisations, university departments and charities and develop high quality mobile apps, web applications, games and VR applications.
Salary:£10.30ph* for 200hrs
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