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LEX00L8W Requisition #

LexisNexis is looking for a Data Scientist I. 


  • Solve some of the most challenging problems in natural language processing, machine learning, and information retrieval including topical classification, legal sentiment analysis, user intent detection, open Q&A.
  • Research, build, and deploy models based on both shallow and deep machine learning. Train robust NLP-based models a very large corpus of legal, regulatory, and news data.
  • Apply machine learning techniques for improving search algorithms.
  • Drive best practices for NLP/Machine Learning pipelines.
  • Maintain current knowledge-base of state-of-the-art ML algorithms (BERT, ELMo, GPT, etc.), API's, and open-source methods and be able to quickly evaluate alternatives.
  • Translate complex business requirements into actionable stories with reasonable time estimates.
  • Participate in model reviews with key stakeholders, including stakeholders with limited statistical backgrounds from among that set.
  • Work with product leaders to apply data science solutions.
  • Participate in knowledge sharing sessions (e.g. Guilds and Chapters).


  • In-depth understanding of machine learning techniques such as classification, clustering, recommendation systems, and statistical models.
  • 2+ years’ experience using Machine Learning and associated packages like scikit-learn, pandas, Numpy.
  • Proficiency training large scale models in at least one modern deep learning engine such as  Tensorflow, Keras, PyTorch/Torch, MXNet, Caffe/Caffe2
  • 1+ years’ experience using NLP tools and methods such as OpenNLP, Stanford NLP, LDA, Gensim, spaCy


  • 3+ years recent coding experience using Python AND/OR (Java OR Scala)
  • SQL programming experience


  • 1+ years’ experience developing in a cloud environment (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • 1+ years’ experience working in high-performance/large-scale (big data) computing systems (e.g. Hadoop, Spark)


  • Strong collaboration and team skills

LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of content and technology solutions that enable professionals in legal, corporate, tax, government, academic and non-profit organizations to make informed decisions and achieve better business outcomes. Part of RELX, LexisNexis Legal & Professional serves customers in more than 100 countries with 10,000 employees worldwide.      

LexisNexis, a division of RELX group, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact 1-877-734-1938 or accommodations@relx.com.

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