Lead Research Engineer (Machine Learning, AI)

iProov is looking for a Lead Research Engineer to join our talented Science & Research team based in London. We are looking for an experienced candidate that can demonstrate the delivery of machine learning or computer vision systems within an innovative environment.

iProov is on a mission to make the internet a safer place for businesses and consumers. Our unique facial biometric technology allows banks, governments, healthcare and travel providers to verify customer identity online and provide simple access to secure services.

In 2020 we were recognised as a Gartner Cool Vendor and as the 5th fastest growing technology company in the UK by Deloitte. We work with fantastic customers across a number of industry sectors – organisations using our technology include the US Department of Homeland Security, the UK Home Office, the NHS, Eurostar, the Singapore government, ING and many more.

The Lead Research Engineer is expected to be remote until summer 2021 and will then be based from our London HQ. The Lead Research Engineer will report to the Head of AI.


  • Lead research projects in the areas of computer vision, machine learning and biometrics.
  • Work with our developers to see the products of the research turned into production code.
  • Communicate research outcomes across the company.
  • Contribute to the broader research strategy of the company.


  • 1-2 years experience delivering machine learning or computer vision systems in an industrial environment.
  • A Masters or PhD in a numerate discipline such as Computer Science, Engineering, Computational Neuroscience.
  • You are experienced in machine learning and computer vision.
  • You have strong mathematical ability.
  • You have experience with at least one of Python, Mathematica, Matlab, C++

About you:

  • You have good interpersonal skills and the confidence to state a clearly reasoned and articulated viewpoint.
  • You should be happy to take initiative in your tasks and be relatively self-organising.
  • You’re eager to ship releases and new features.
  • You’re able and willing to debate to put forward improvements to processes.


A competitive salary and benefits package is available to iProov employees.

iProov is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sexual orientation or veteran status.

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