Head of Data Engineering (London hybrid)

Head of Data Engineering (London hybrid)

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Date Posted: 2024-07-10 07:33:10 - End Date: 09-08-2024

Location: UK, UK, United Kingdom

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Company: Flox

About UsWe’re FLOX - The Healthy Chicken Company, an ag-tech start-up that believes you can have your chicken and eat it too! Using advanced AI, we’re on a mission to transform the poultry industry by improving the lives of the 1.8 trillion chickens reared over the next few decades.How do we do it? Our system "watches" flocks and sheds with smart cameras and sensors and delivers data and insights to farmers (and others in the supply chain) that help improve welfare. It’s a win-win-win-win: good for the birds, good for farmers, good for the environment and good for you!Our team is made up of industry-leading technical talent and ambitious entrepreneurs who genuinely want to make a difference. We embrace diversity, representing 10+ nationalities and people from all walks of life (there are even a few vegetarians in our ranks; all welcome). We’re fun, quirky, humble, ambitious, and passionate.It’s an exciting time of growth for FLOX – and we’re looking for like-minded people to join the team. About the RoleWe are currently seeking a Head of Data Engineering to spearhead our Data & MLOps scaling strategy and creatively lead the development of our AI-based features. This role seats in the Tech Team, and you will report to the CTO.We’re a growing start-up with plenty of room for progression and making the role your own. Key ResponsibilitiesGuide us in scaling and extending our AI-based product featuresArchitect and lead the implementation of our MLOps infrastructure, including data collection, labelling, storage, processing and QA in order to enable rapid continuous learning of our modelsAdvocate for Data and ML as part of the Leadership Team strategic effortsWork closely with our Operations team to execute our data scaling strategyDesign, implement and manage ML algorithmsLead development of hard computer vision features like visual weighing or health assessment for chickensLead and mentor the the Computer Vision team, with scope of line managing it in the futureSupport hiring efforts to grow the Computer Vision team We would love to meet you if you have all or some of these requirements7+ years of commercial experience developing AI-based products, with a focus on Computer Vision3+ years of implementing and/or architecting MLOpsMSc or PhD in a related subject matterExperience with our tech stack: Python (NumPy, Scipy, Pandas, etc.), OpenCV, PyTorchStrong leadership experience i.e. a team of 3+ peopleStrong experience in taking research ideas into production at scaleAbility to empathise with and mentor the team, and lead with kindnessExperience working and managing teams in an Agile environmentCan commute to our East London HQ minimum x2 days a weekStart-up / scale-up experience a bonus (we are working towards our Series A)A natural enthusiasm for keeping up to date with new technologies and methodologies⛳️ Compensation, Perks & Benefits£80k-£110k salary depending on experience and location£80k+ share options packageFlexible working25 days’ holidays (excluding bank holidays)Lunch and snacks provided in the officeInclusive and relaxed company culture: we welcome everyone, we encourage you to be yourself and dress as you likeExposure to state-of-the-art technologiesA welcoming and international work environmentA chance to work with well-respected experts, including AI and robotics

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