Machine Learning Engineer - Essiell


Closing date: 08/04/2019

Essiell is a market leading, pioneering, independent software house and industry expert in travel money and compliance. We specialise in the provision of travel money and prepaid retail technology, and seamless anti-money laundering and customer due diligence solutions.

With over 20 years’ experience in the financial services market, we hold long-term relationships with an international client base of leading global travel operators, retailers, banks and department store

Job Description:

The Machine Learning Engineering role is a new appointment for a company that focus across financial services and regulatory compliance sectors. You will join the team during the early stages of entering a new market segment with high growth potential. The role reporting into the Chief Executive will act as the strategic R&D arm of the senior management team.


Role Responsibilities:

  • Explore, understand and implement the most recent machine learning techniques in financial service and regulatory compliance applications
  • Push boundaries in machine learning in the Money Selling Business and Money Transfer Operators sectors
  • Work closely with customers
  • Work closely with the executive team and developers


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Experience in financial services and regulatory compliance
  • Practical knowledge of working with scalable platforms for processing huge data sets
  • A Masters or PhD in; Computer Science, Mathematics, Computer Vision/Machine Learning or similar
  • Proven ability to deliver results in the application of machine learning
  • Knowledge in Natural Language Processing is a plus
  • Knowledge in at least one of the deep learning frameworks
  • Knowledge in programming languages Python, C++, Java etc is a plus
Skills Range:
  • Ability to effectively communicate the relevance and use of algorithms
  • Ability to quickly grasp the data, associated processes and business implications
  • Ability to visualise data and present core insights in clear and compelling ways
  • Excellent investigative skills and a curious mind·
  • The ability to operate in a logical and investigative manner and to pay attention to detail·
  • Analytical ability to identify links and connections using contextual information
  • Ability to identify key pieces of information from a wealth of data
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills to deliver key messages in concise manner
  • Ability to deal sensitively and appropriately with confidential information
  • Strong planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to manage own time whilst working to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficiency in relevant computer and online based applications such as MS Office Willingness to take initiatives to help drive the company growth
Key Area: Finance Finance
Salary: £39k-£44k
Attendance: Full-Time
Additional Information:

We are a team of engineers, designers, testers, troubleshooters and problem solvers. We have in common a goal of creating quality products that can enhance the travel money industry.


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