Machine Learning Engineer
Admiral Group plc
2d ago

The International Pricing & Analytics Team

Pricing and risk analysis, core functions in finance and insurance, have always been among Admiral’s key strengths. As these industries are rapidly evolving in the context of disruptive technologies and new business models, we keep looking for innovative ways to stay ahead of the curve!

The International Pricing & Analytics Team are 20+ people based in Cardiff (UK), who provide strategic advice and support to all countries in the Admiral Group.

We evaluate hundreds of variables from internal and external data sources to tailor the price of our products for each of our customers.

Our Analytics function leverages new machine learning techniques to augment our traditional Pricing expertise. We travel to our overseas operations in Spain, Italy, France, and the USA to help launch new products, implement the latest technologies, and research new data sources.

About the Role

As a Machine Learning (ML) Engineer, you will be responsible for the deployment of ML models in the cloud. Your expertise will be key to advance and automate this main area of the ML lifecycle.

You will have the chance to define our best practices for ML deployment and test automation, as well as choose and implement the latest tools, technologies, and approaches.

This role sits between data science and IT, and you will have the opportunity to work with diverse stakeholders at different levels of the organisation such as data warehouse managers, cloud engineers, data scientists, pricing experts and senior business managers, both in the UK and abroad.

Depending on project needs, you might need to travel occasionally to our international businesses.

Your Responsibilities

  • Deploy and maintain scalable ML models in production
  • Define ML lifecycle best practices and advise other divisions on them
  • Research new ideas and stay up to date with industry developments
  • Make recommendations on how to improve existing architectures and processes
  • Communicate results to key decision-makers across geographies
  • Essential Skills and Experience

  • Work experience deploying ML models using tools such as Domino Data Lab and Kubeflow
  • Hands-on experience using native cloud services in AWS, GCP or Azure
  • Experience building and deploying microservices using Docker and Kubernetes
  • Ability to script / code in a language such as Python or Java
  • Experience using version control systems such as git
  • Nice to Have

  • Familiarity with feedback pipelines to re-train machine learning models
  • Knowledge of Linux and comfortable using the command line
  • Experience with CI / CD and automation tools such as Terraform and Jenkins
  • Experience building systems to exchange information across services such as APIs
  • AWS Machine Learning and / or DevOps Engineer certifications
  • About Admiral

    Admiral Group Plc is Wales’ only FTSE100 company and has a market capitalisation of £6bn+. Our Insurance and Price Comparison operations span 8 countries, including the UK, Spain, Italy, France and the USA.

    We have 16 brands, over 5 million customers and more than 10,000 members of staff around the globe, and we are consistently voted among the best workplaces in the UK and worldwide.

    We have forward-thinking approaches and provide endless opportunities to test, learn and grow. There is a reason we have been named a Best Place to Work : our progressive culture, core values, and commitment to diversity and inclusion have created a working environment where people share ideas, are not afraid to speak up and change things, and above all, feel valued.

    Admiral people work hard to keep us at the top of our industry, and are rewarded for it - with competitive pay, great benefits, a share package based on company performance (after a year of service), a great work-life balance, nearby fitness and health centres, and many other perks.

  • At Admiral, we are proud to be a diverse business where we put our people and customers first. We have great benefits to ensure employees have a great work-life balance;
  • it's one of the reasons we're voted as one of the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to Work For in the UK. We want you to have an element of freedom to define a working lifestyle that supports this, so accommodate flexible hours wherever possible.

  • You can also view some of our other key benefits here;
  • If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, please click apply now to complete an online application form. Please note, we are unable to accept CVs via email.

    The Recruitment Officer looking after this role is . If you have any queries about this position, please feel free to drop them an e-mail.

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