London - United Kingdom Senior Machine Learning Engineer


Job description

Is it a thrilling opportunity in a dynamic environment which is constantly evolving what you are currently looking for?

Are you curious to see how a company that operates in the Insurance sector provides a great experience at a great price to its customers using cutting-edge technologies to create and sell its products? Then, we are happy to inform you that you have just got a ticket to the fast lane!

IT technology lies at the very core of everything we do and our Engineering and Product departments are composed of passionate and innovative people who never stop learning and developing their skills employing the latest stacks and methodologies.

At Prima, you could take on a whole new challenge. As part of our global community, you’d be in the driving seat of your career; learning and growing with a top-tier team around you. Prima is a place where no matter who you are or what your role is — your voice is valued. 

Back in 2015, we embarked on a mission: to provide great value car insurance that is designed for everyone. And we’ve come a long way, we’ve created a culture where we can fuel each other’s success. But we need your expertise, as we steer things in a new and exciting direction. 

You’re probably thinking… ‘That sounds pretty good’. We agree. 

As well as great colleagues and engaging projects, there are loads of ways we can help you do the best work of your life. We’ve shaped our offering to place a focus on wellbeing, autonomy and development. We see benefits as the fuel that will empower you to succeed, if you decide to embark on this journey with us. 

🤸🏽‍♂️ Working in a way that works for you We believe in work-life balance and flexibility. Whether you like working from the office, home or a mixture of both. We’ll help you find a balance that works best for you. We even have a policy that means you can work from any location for 30 days a year. We trust you to steer us forward. 

🏁 The freedom to explore the possibilities We may move fast at Prima, but we move together. We’re invested in your growth; so we’ll give you access to a teaching and learning marketplace. And you’ll have regular sessions with your manager to establish a personal growth plan. 

🌈 Our winning formula: happy and high-performing From private medical insurance to discounted gym memberships and wellbeing initiatives: we’re here to support you. We know how important your health and well-being is, so we’ll go the extra mile to help you when we can.

In this role, you'll be in charge of making things happen.
You will have the opportunity to work in areas like Machine Learning, data, and software architecture, applying your MLOps industry expertise and engineering proficiencies to tailor them to Prima's specific scenarios, and innovating when faced with gaps in existing knowledge.
You will be responsible for:
  • defining the model development methodologies and best practices, following the whole life cycle with a central role in choosing the technological stack
  • supporting the productionalization and evolution of the Oracles, entities that through machine learning pilot the behavior of Prima's microservices
  • developing the tools (packages, microservices, pipelines...) that you deem fundamental for your and your team job
  • growing, reading, and experimenting to always be up to speed with emerging technology
  • Requirements:
  • A robust programming background, spotlighting your prowess in Python.
  • A familiarity with the lifecycle of ML model development, including past experience in taking them to production.
  • Proficiency in software development practices like TDD and BDD, ensuring our code is marked by quality, readability, and maintainability.
  • A wealth of experience in software architecture, encompassing an understanding of common design patterns. Your focus on Machine Learning, Microservices, and DDD sets you apart.
  • Exceptional command of both Italian and English languages.

  • Alongside the essential prerequisites, we're excited to find experience in version control of data and artefacts (like DeltaLake, DVC, or MLFlow), designing and operating cloud-based systems, preferably within AWS or Databricks, familiarity with messaging platforms and proficiency in infrastructure as code (e.g. Terraform, CloudFormation, Pulumi), a grasp of K8s and service mesh concepts, and previous exposure to data orchestration tools.

    Prima is a community made up of talented and ambitious individuals. We offer equal employment of any kind based on race, colour, gender, religion, sexual orientation, nationality, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or other protected personal characteristics, as defined by national laws.

    If it sounds like we’d be a good fit for each other, join us in the fast lane!


    Job info

    Full-remote available
    London -United Kingdom
    Job function
    permanent employment