Machine Learning Engineer

  • Statsbomb
  • Remote
  • 10 Jan, 2022
Full time Engineer Technology

Job Description

About The Role


You will be joining the Artificial Intelligence (AI) team working remotely with a diverse group of talented engineers and developers to build a cutting edge capability for sport analytics and applications across the business. You will be working in an Agile environment, and you will also share best practice and insights with other product teams at StatsBomb. You will have access to industry leading senior engineers to help develop and hone your development skills as well as other leading technology disciplines such as computer vision, machine learning, and many others.


We are a fast growing company, with an incredibly full roadmap and are therefore looking for someone who is driven, self-motivated, flexible and comfortable working at a fast pace delivering new functionality on a regular basis.


As well as having the required technical skills, communication is a critical skill especially as the team will be largely remote, so sharing progress and working collaboratively online will be a vital part of the role. The working culture at StatsBomb is creative, collaborative, open, and informal whilst maintaining high standards in working ethos and coding best practice. Attention to detail and ensuring our products are accessible to all users are critical to all front end development and we are looking for someone who is as happy perfecting the finer UI details as they are experimenting and testing new software.



Your technical skills:


  • Strong professional experience of machine and deep learning algorithms development. 
  • Professional experience and understanding of the auxiliary practical concerns in production ML systems.
  • Proven experience of end-to-end full software development life cycle and best practice methodologies, including (but not limited to) Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban etc.), building & maintaining CI/CD pipelines (e.g. Github actions).
  • Experience working with cloud services, data pipelines, and/or distributed ML (e.g. using docker, Kubernetes etc.)
  • Strong experience with programming languages such as Python, C/C++
  • Experience with deep learning frameworks (e.g. Pytorch, TensorFlow, Kubeflow etc.)




  • Experience and knowledge in cloud technologies like AWS
  • Knowledge of data warehousing concepts, including technical architectures, infrastructure components, ETL/ ELT
  • Experience and knowledge of computer vision technologies and libraries (e.g. OpenCV, Dlib etc.)


Your background:


  • Ideally a degree (BSc, MSc, PhD) in a Computer Science or other engineering based disciplines
  • Commercial experience software development experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Team player, self-motivated, hard-working, keen to learn
  • Experience of working in the sports media industry would be a bonus


StatsBomb is an inspiring place to work. If you think you have the passion, drive and talent to join our exciting and fast paced team, we’d love to hear from you! 


In return, we offer the following:


  • Opportunities for further career development in a growing organisation.
  • The exciting opportunity to play a role in the growth of a successful SAAS company 
  • The opportunity to work with smart and dedicated colleagues, working towards a shared vision
  • A collaborative, diverse and supportive global team environment 
  • Remote and flexible working as well as inclusive wellbeing benefits
  • Quarterly company team days in the UK 
  • Competitive salaries 
  • Competitive stock option package for all employees
  • Competitive holiday allowance:  

        25 days holiday, 

        1 wellbeing day per quarter, 

        1 day off on your birthday,

        possibility to buy and sell holidays

  • Equal maternity and paternity provision 
  • Family friendly policies
  • Team social activities