Senior Machine Learning Engineer

Posted 04 January 2023
Job type Permanent
Contact NameAlexander Garrett

Job description

BioTalent is excited to be partnering with a highly innovative biotech company based in London, who are pushing the boundaries of therapy development through their unique AI-based platform.

As part of their ongoing expansion they are seeking a Senior Machine Learning Engineer, who will be responsible for the development and deployment of their machine learning pipeline, as well as for building a scalable product that can support their future drug discovery programs.

This is a perfect role for someone looking for the next step in their career and wants to make an impact on a unique biotech.

Your responsibilities will be:
  • To implement and deploy machine learning methods with a focus on developing feature representations for designed proteins and Bayesian Optimisation methods for predicting and optimising protein function and developability.
  • Develop robust data preprocessing pipelines.
  • To provide mentorship and share best practice.
  • Identify and pursue opportunities to improve the platform, based on what’s going on in industry and academia

You will have the following experience:
  • Good knowledge of computational Bayesian statistics & experience with sample-efficient machine learning methods for smaller datasets.
  • Experience with iterative design / combinatorial optimisation problems and Bayesian Optimisation and relevant technology such as BoTorch / GPyTorch or similar frameworks.
  • Extensive experience with machine learning and related skills such as model validation.
  • Previous Life Sciences industry experience, able to communicate and coordinate effectively with wet lab teams.
  • Good python programming skills & experience writing production-grade code.
  • Experience with databases & SQL.

To apply for this exciting role, please send a copy of your CV to