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Employment Type:  Full/Part Time
Employment Period:  Permanent
Salary:  Starting from £40,000 + excellent benefits
Location: 

Hove, GB

Career Area:  Data, Tech & IT

Machine Learning Scientist

A career that will deliver change. Together, we’ll help Britain achieve net zero


Contract Type: Permanent, full time 
Location: Flexible – including working from home
Salary: Starting from £40,000 + excellent benefits
Closing date: 21.01.2022

The Opportunity


Do you have a strong math background, with extensive understanding of machine learning, statistics and probabilities?

As a Machine Learning Scientist, you will be part of the R&D Digital Innovation team. You’ll be supported by team members with a diverse set of skills, and your contribution as a Machine Learning Scientist will be valuable to developers and machine learning engineers.

You will be working on exciting topics such as:
●    Developing deep learning algorithms, primarily for advanced computer vision or NLP
●    Developing implementing and maintaining state of the art deep neural networks
●    Exploring and experimenting with state-of-the-art deep learning techniques for time series analysis, advanced text mining, physical modelling or computer vision
●    Extracting, cleaning and formatting data from various heterogeneous sources 
●    Ensure best practices in MLOps and monitoring model drift
●    Development on GPU or distributed environments
●    Collaborating with developers and data scientist to deliver integrated projects
●    Innovation and technology monitoring, looking for applications of recent research

You will also work with the team's project managers to design and deliver high-quality cutting-edge technology projects. This will involve scoping the problem, assessing possible technical approaches, estimating time and effort and developing Machine Learning projects that meet the needs of the business customer.

Our teams are set up to work flexibly and we provide a full suite of IT equipment to ensure that our employees can work from home comfortably and effectively. Eugénie Roques VIE - Developer says “The digital innovation team allows flexible working hours and respects that all members have their own schedule. It is a valuable quality as you can plan your day based on your personal constraints without feeling pressured. I have been able to attend sport classes off-peak hours and spend quality time with my family thanks to this effective way of working. I have the perfect work-life dynamic!”

The Role and Skills


Being a Machine Learning Scientist means you will have experience in Python and have the ability to write clear and well-maintained code.

You will also have experience in CUDA, TensorFlow /Keras, PyTorch, or other deep learning platforms and cloud computing: AWS, Azure and GCP.

We’re looking for someone with a Master’s Degree or PhD in a quantitative field: mathematics, physics, finance, biology, etc.

If you have an applied deep learning experience in computer vision: object recognition, image segmentation and instance then we’d love to hear from you! We have a full job description available and you can request this via Joanna.pease@edfenergy.com

Competitive Salary & Benefits


At EDF we’re dedicated to offering flexible benefits that support our people across all aspects of their lives. We’re delighted to offer a range of benefits to support our employees’ physical, emotional and financial wellbeing. 

In addition to a salary starting from £40,000 we offer a market-leading company pension scheme, paid holidays and a range of flexible benefits, such as: a company incentive bonus plan, health cover, cycle to work scheme, gym membership, discounts and employee pricing.

Please let us know if you’d like to discuss flexible working arrangements by highlighting this on your application. 


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