Lead Engineer - Python - Machine Learning

Permanent  |  £75000 - £95000 per annum  |  Greater London  |  London

Leadership  •  Architecture  •  Back End Development

Work in a bespoke Data Science and Machine Learning team for one of the most successful online and in-store retailers in the UK.

Alongside the Chief Data Scientist and a team of Data Scientists, Python and Cloud Engineers you will design and build business-critical Machine Learning platform designing and building a performant infrastructure which hosts complex algorithms covering over 20 million customer experiences.

60% of your time will be hands-on developing and architecting the product alongside your peers and the other 40% will focus on leadership, mentoring and team direction. This role is perfect for someone looking to remain hands-on while being a thought leader and influencer.

You'll definitely still be getting your hands dirty so whether you're an experienced Lead Engineer or a Senior Engineer looking for a step up, then you will have the resources to be successful.

The main technologies that are used in this team are Python, Docker and AWS in a serverless environment. Due to the nature of your role, you'll still be hands on the majority of the time and supporting the software engineers in the team to develop, so experience in Python Development and Cloud is essential.

It's important for this position that you have a forward thinking and modern agile mindset. Due to the nature of the team in the pairing of scientists and engineers, they embrace Xtreme programming with a heavy focus on continuous integration and test driven development, so if this is the way you like to promote working then you'll fit right in!

This is a really impressive project with a team all working collaboratively in achieving the same goal building one of the most exciting Machine Learning platforms. Sound like something you can't wait to get involved in? If so, then please get in touch with Alice for further details.

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