VP of Research

iProov is looking for an experienced VP of Research to join our talented Science & Research team based in London. We are looking for an accomplished individual with proven experience of delivering innovation as well as the ability to lead a team of highly capable engineers.

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 VP of Research is expected to be remote until summer 2021 and will then be based from our London HQ. The VP of Research will report to the Chief Scientific Officer.


  • Lead the prototyping and development of bleeding edge solutions in biometric security.
  • Oversee a team of highly capable engineers.
  • Work with other teams to turn the prototype systems into production systems.
  • Communicate research outcomes and challenges across the company.
  • Contribute to the broader strategy of the company.


  • 4+ years of delivering innovation or impactful research, ideally in industry.
  • Experience running a team of highly capable research engineers.
  • A Masters or PhD in a numerate discipline such as Computer Science, Engineering, Computational Neuroscience.
  • You have extensive experience in machine learning and computer vision.
  • You have strong mathematical ability.

About you:

  • You are passionate about solving hard problems.
  • You are highly creative in thought and relish new ideas.
  • You have the ability to lead a team of highly capable engineers.
  • You have good interpersonal skills and the confidence to state a clearly reasoned and articulated viewpoint.


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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