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Lead Machine Learning Engineer

  • Data Science
  • Welwyn Garden City
  • Permanent
  • £80,001-£100,000
  • About the role

    Lead Machine Learning (Computer Vision) - Retail – London £85k

    Are you a Lead Machine Learning Engineer with experience of managing developers and deployment pipelines?

    Who are we?

    We’re one of the UK’s biggest retailers and we’re looking for a Lead Machine Learning to join our Data Science team who are working on building and deploying novel Computer Vision models across the business.

    You’ll initially be managing a team of third party consultants as you build your own permanent team.

    What should my background look like?

    You’ll come from a strong software (Python) or Machine Learning Engineering background, will have experience in working in a large enterprise organisation, managing stakeholders across cross functional teams.

    You’ll have some experience or a demonstrable interest in Computer Vision (ideally, you’ve developed and deployed Computer Vision models).

    You’ll also have some experience of managing people (either teams or projects).

    What skills should I have?

    As our Lead Machine Learning Engineer you will have:

    • At least 4 years of Python Software Engineering or Machine Learning Engineering experience
    • You’ll have experience working in a large organisation
    • Experience with development and deployment of Machine Learning models
    • Experience leading a team
    • Solid understanding of SDLC and Architecture
    • Familiar with the principles of Continuous Integration and Deployment


    What’s on offer?

    There’s a generous base salary of up to £85k on offer alongside a generous package which includes, up to 20% bonus, up to 7.5% matched pension contribution, extensive healthcare and wellness program and flexible working. This position will have flexible working but you will be required to attend one of our offices (London/Hertfordshire) up to 3 x per week.

    How do I find out more? 

    If you feel this is the role for you or would like to find out more get in touch by clicking the ‘apply now’ button or get in touch with me by the following:

    • Email me at
    • Call me on 01412250189