Research Engineer

iProov has continued to scale rapidly this year and is currently looking for a Research Engineer to join the growing AI function in our talented Science team based in London. You will be responsible for helping create the next generation of biometric security systems, solving cutting edge problems and working with the rest of the team to deploy the solutions.

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Take ownership of research areas in computer vision, machine learning and biometrics with high degree of autonomy
  • Work with our developers to see the products of the research turned into production code
  • Collaborate with the research team on best solutions
  • Communicate research outcomes across the company
  • Contribute to the broader research strategy of the company
  • Challenge the status quo of the existing solutions

We tend to look for people with:

  • 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 developing research projects in Python
  • Good understanding of Machine Learning techniques, including Neural Networks
  • Confident with Python libraries such as NumPy, Pandas, SKLearn
  • Understanding of Deep Learning libraries such as PyTorch, Tensorflow
  • Good communication skills to understand, develop and pass on complex concepts
  • Have strong programming skills with strong knowledge of data structures, object-oriented programming and software engineering principles

About you:

  • You have good interpersonal skills and are prepared to collaborate in a team to refine solutions
  • Perseverance and desire to solve challenging problems
  • You are confident suggesting your ideas to solve problems
  • You enjoy the exploratory nature of research
  • You are eager to learn new techniques and technologies to solve new problems
  • Enjoy working in a dynamic and agile environment


  • 25 days Annual Leave, plus 8 Bank Holidays
  • 3200 Share Options allocated after passing probation (6 months of service)
  • Vitality Health – a range of options available on this below
  • Life Assurance
  • SmartHealth – Access to private GP, Psychologist, Nutritionist along with tailored fitness plans for both you and your family
  • Award winning L&D platform to continue your development with personal allocated training budgets
  • Enhanced Maternity leave package
  • Pension – 4% employee, 3% employer
  • Flexible working – remote/office etc.
  • Free Barista Coffee/Tea, biscuits and fruit in the office
  • Free access to WeWork discounts and free online well-being sessions

The Vitality Programme includes a number of reward benefits that all employees have access to as part of the plan, for example:

  • 50% off monthly gym memberships
  • Apple watches significantly discounted based member vitality status
  • Half price trainers with Runners Need
  • Weekly rewards – Free coffee with Café Nero
  • Monthly rewards – Free Cinema ticket
  • Discounts on travel with Expedia (hotels) and Mr & Mrs Smith with discounts getting greater throughout the year based on a members vitality status
  • Amazon prime free months based on activity
  • Up to 25% cashback at Waitrose when buying healthy foods
  • 75% off stays at Champneys Health Spas
  • Allen Carr’s £299 no smoking programme for free
  • Access to Vitality Healthy Mind with 30% off Headspace subscriptions and the ability to earn Vitality points for using Buddhify, Calm and Headspace
  • Discounts on Weight Watchers
  • 50%-80% off Comprehensive Private Health screenings
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