Senior Software Engineer – Machine Learning (Platform) at Spyrosoft, Newcastle/Remote, £Contract Rate

  • Contract Spy
  • Hybrid (Newcastle, UK)
  • Jun 07, 2024
Duration not stated Information Technology

Contract Description


  • Machine Learning - SageMaker (Desired), MLops
  • AWS, Lambda, Codebuild/CodePipeline
  • OpenSearch (Desired)
  • Python
  • JavaScript/Typescript
  • Data Ingest/processing: Kafka, Spark, Kinesis, Flink (desired), Feature Stores (desired)


  • Newcastle (London/Manchester/Glasgow – considered)
  • Hybrid – up to 2 days a week in the office
  • eligibility to work in the UK

Job description

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be working to provide the best platform in AWS utilising SageMaker and MLops, for our Data Scientists to implement machine learning techniques and Data Ingestion pipelines to meet the important need of audience-facing recommendations and improve the customer experience across the platform.

Our client produces an incredibly varied range of content: from video, audio, and text; from comedy, drama, news, and educational content; and content produced all around the UK. With so much content being produced, it can be difficult to get the right content to the right person.

Over the next few months, we will be aiming to produce more personalised content to our customers, to get them the content they love, quickly. We have been building out a common recommendations platform and we are integrating our machine learning and data ingestion to support the business requirements around personalised content.


Essential Key Skills and Responsibilities

You will have:

  • practical experience using Machine Learning techniques to improve recommendations capabilities, such as MLops (Desired)
  • experience in machine learning tools like Amazon SageMaker
  • an understanding of data Ingest pipelines and experience of working with tools like Feature Stones (Desired)
  • experience working with Data Scientists to productionise their code (Desired)
  • AWS and Lambda knowledge
  • knowledge of CI/CD pipelines such as CodeBuild or CodePipeline
  • a strong willingness to learn and be a keen team player
  • experience of Python, JavaScript, TypeScript
  • knowledge of OpenSearch (Desired)
  • professional experience of working in projects using Agile development processes
  • experience of writing and taking responsibility for technical documentation
  • experience working with MLOps, TDD, automation of testing, and operational excellence (Desired)


  • A degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field or similar work based experience.
  • Proven experience as a Senior Software Engineer ideally with a focus on media-related projects.
  • Very good working knowledge of standard software development frameworks, techniques and methodologies.
  • Experience with providing coaching and mentoring
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team, contributing to the development of business scenarios.
  • Knowledge of software development tools and technologies.
  • You are flexible and curious in your approach
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

About Spyrosoft

Spyrosoft is an authentic, cutting-edge software engineering company, established in 2016. In 2021 and 2022, we were among the fastest growing technology companies in Europe, according to the Financial Times. We were founded by a group of tech experts with established backgrounds in software engineering, who created an ‘engineer-to-engineer’ workplace, powered by enthusiasm, fairness and authentic relationships. Having a unique offering, which bridge the gap between technology and business, we specialise in technology solutions for industry 4.0, automotive, geospatial, healthcare & life sciences, employee experience & education and financial services industries.