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Thursday, August 20, 2015 by Chris Wellekens

6-14 (2015-04-08) Junior Computational Linguist at RecordSure London UK

Role: Junior Computational Linguist

About RecordSure

RecordSure builds leading global, first tomarket

products for the compliance auditing of Financial Services


RecordSure was formed in 2012 and is a ‘sister company’ of The Consulting Consortium, the UK’s leading

independent consultancy providing compliance services to the financial services sector, both nationally and


Primarily privately funded, both The Consulting Consortium and RecordSure are also inpart

owned by the

Business Growth Fund, backed by Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds, RBS and Standard Chartered banks.

Our Culture

We are a dynamic start up, who, although still relatively small, have gained significant traction at board level

in many of the world’s largest financial service institutions.

Passionate about technology, we love solving hard problems; and as individuals we are each as eager to

learn as we are to help each other to do so.

RecordSure is committed to safeguarding our Client Data and our Intellectual Property and expects all staff

to share this commitment.

The Role

RecordSure requires a Junior Computational Linguist to join our Language Science Team working on cuttingedge textanalytics

and machine learning solutions in order to enhance the RecordSure platform.

The role includes a very close collaboration with the Speech and Data science teams, as well as with the

development team and would suit a recent graduate.

The role revolves around building, refining and maintaining a knowledge base of speech within the finance

industry and requires a candidate who has experience working with lexical databases.

Experience in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Information Extraction is desired, but not

required. Basic programming skills are essential.


● Building and maintaining a lexical database

● Working alongside the development team to build tools for database management

● Extracting, adapting and evaluating domain specific terminologies

● Be aware of the company processes relating to ISO 27001 and maintain an awareness of the

importance of secure handling of Client data and RecordSure Intellectual Property

● Comply with internal policies, in particular raising any concerns over security issues

Your Attributes

You’re an intelligent, enthusiastic and highly motivated handson

candidate with a solid base in coding.

You are driven by:

● Learning about new technologies every day

● Solving challenging problems

● Quality people in your team


The Candidate


● BSc/MSc degree or equivalent in Computational Linguistics, Computer Science or related discipline


● Experience in corpus building


● Experience in phonetic transcriptions and localization process


● Experience using scripting languages for manipulation of data e.g. Shell, Python


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