Data Scientist

Full Time Greater London IT Job Pro UK

MFK Recruitment is proud to be partnered with a company in London who is a Software Development company, they specialise in Artificial General Intelligence (AGI), we are currently seeking a talented Data Scientist to join their team.

On behalf of our client, we are seeking a Data Scientist with a passion for both technology and the development of practical usable applications. Past development team (agile) leadership experience is desired.

The Data Scientist will have the opportunity to work on innovative Computer Vision projects developing AI applications for the Defence sector and for other commercial customers.

The novel enhanced CNN system will be a core component of a range of future products bridging the performance gap between existing CNN-based solutions and the future Spiking Neural Network (SNN) solutions being developed by their Research team. Enhanced CNNs will solve current customer problems in computer vision and object recognition and will, over time, incorporate further enhancements derived from our SNN and other neuroscience-inspired research.

The Data Scientist will work on the development of a novel enhanced convolutional neural network (CNN), based on a proprietary approach already developed by the company with the potential for wide application, but initially on a project for a defence industry partner.

Data Scientist Essentials:

* A strong background in the application of Convolutional Neural Networks (CNNs) to machine vision and image analysis.

* Experience using CNNs on large-scale datasets such as ImageNet.

* Excellent Python development skills.

* You must have worked with either Tensorflow or PyTorch for CNNs.

* Ability to develop using a rapid prototyping approach aimed at demonstrating capability and improved performance vs. competing CNN solutions.

* Proven ability architecting and delivering high quality, practical and reliable software.

* Experience translating advanced mathematics into efficient code.

* Enthusiastic about working in a fast-paced engineering team.

* No objection to working with defence sector customers.

Data Scientist Desirable:

* Longer experience or background as a full-stack lead developer.

* Development team leadership experience, SCRUM or other agile/rapid development methodology experience.

* Doctorate in computer vision / machine learning.

* Strong academic background including postgraduate level qualifications in a scientific or technical discipline with some formal computer vision/machine learning content.

* Experience working with academic and/or industrial researchers

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