Python Engineer

Job description

Summary 

We are looking for a motivated and high-achieving Python Engineer based in London to join the team working on our exciting Machine Learning product. This is a full-time placement with significant opportunities for personal development.


We offer an intellectually stimulating environment, work within an interdisciplinary team and an inclusive culture. We are a high-calibre, mission-driven team building a technology that improves our World.

 

The Company 


causaLens leads causal AI research. Causality is a major step towards developing true AI. Our technology transforms organisations by autonomously discovering valuable insights that optimise business outcomes. Our flagship product, time-series prediction engine, goes beyond both traditional machine learning and AutoML. It has become the industry standard in the financial sector and is increasingly being used in a wide range of industries. causaLens is run by top scientists and engineers, 70% holding a PhD in a quantitative field. For more information visit www.causaLens.com or contact us on info@causaLens.com. Follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.


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Roles and Responsibilities

We are looking for exceptional and ambitious individuals to develop an automated machine learning platform for time series. You will work as a software engineer in a team of software engineers and scientists.  The application stack is composed of Python, Numpy, Scipy, Sklearn, XGBoost, Keras, Django, Celery, Postgres, Redis, Ansible, AWS, GCP, and other technologies.


Benefits 

  • The opportunity to join a fast-growing, agile, and international team passionate about innovation and making a difference
  • Competitive remuneration
  • Share option scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • 32 days paid holiday allowance (incl. bank holidays)
  • Equipment you need to get the job done (MacBook Pro etc.)
  • Good work-life balance
  • Opportunities for continued learning and self-development, including courses, conferences and book budget
  • Flexible work-from-home and remote days
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Weekly journal club and knowledge sharing presentations
  • Regular team outings, pizza Thursdays and annual company retreats
  • Fruits, snacks and soft drinks in the office
  • Amazing, smart, fun and inspiring colleagues, always there to support your ideas, growth and enthusiasm

Logistics

Our interview process consists of an intelligence test, interview and an on-site visit. We will do our best to transparently communicate the process with the successful candidates.


Job requirements

  • Smart, capable and can write clean code effectively

  • Ability to design and architect high-performance distributed software

  • Development experience in at least one scripting language - preferably Python

  • Understanding of the full stack is preferable (REST backends and SPA frontends)

  • In-depth understanding of computer architecture is preferable, e.g. C, C++, Cython

  • Interest in machine learning/big data (prior experience is a plus)

  • Knowledge of the software development lifecycle (version control, tooling, testing, etc.)

  • Ideally you should be able to work in London or be able to commute. Candidates outside of London who are interested in relocating will be considered.