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Lead Machine Learning Developer (25823)

Surrey / London
£50k to £75k DoE

'Make a difference' in this challenging and rewarding role

This highly innovative company uses neural network based solutions for image analysis. They are looking for a Machine Learning Developer with real-world experience of deep learning and a robust understanding of the mathematical fundamentals of machine learning.

As the Lead Machine Learning Developer, you will be the technical authority for the design, implementation, training, verification and deployment of machine learning systems. These systems are used by law-enforcement bodies worldwide; the successful Machine Learning Developer will work with world-renowned experts in the field, nurturing close partnerships with them.

A prerequisite is real-world experience in design and implementation of Convolutional Neural Networks and other deep learning approaches. The ideal candidate has been a researcher in machine learning and gone on to apply the techniques commercially. They will understand the theoretical justifications for machine learning techniques and be able to develop these techniques into new areas.


  • Strong academic background (PhD and 2.1 or 1st from a well-regarded university)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of machine learning techniques and their implementation
  • Sensitivity and empathy in working with influential customers in both public bodies and global tech companies
  • Excellent communication skills with evidence of taking the initiative
  • Solid programming skills in Python

This role is subject to vetting procedures similar to security clearance.

This is a superb opportunity for a highly motivated machine learning developer wishing to 'make a difference' in their work. As the company grows, there will be an opportunity to lead a team of engineers.

Keywords: Machine learning, neural networks, deep learning, classification, data engineering, PhD, London, Surrey.

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