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12 серпня 2022

Senior Data & ML Engineer | Savannah Group, UK (Part-time) (вакансія неактивна)


On behalf of Savannah Group, GT is looking for a Senior Data & ML Engineer. Savannah Group is looking to expand its team in order to increase the pace of its development.

Savannah Group is a global executive talent solutions business with its headquarters in London. Founded 20 years ago, it has 70 employees and places senior executives into Fortune 500, FTSE 100, 250, private, public sector, and PE-backed clients. Its clients include Starbucks, Pepsi, Mondelez, Virgin Atlantic, Rolls-Royce, McLaren, Aston Martin, PayPal, Manchester City, Vodafone, 3i, Bridgepoint, and many others.

Goal: Savannah is looking to develop a product for enterprise customers which helps them plan future talent strategies by enabling them to research companies and executives to build lists or pools of relevant talent.

Project stage: They have developed an MVP that uses a novel and unique way of identifying companies to headhunt in, and who might be the relevant person in that organization.

You will work closely with the technology leadership team and help tackle the engineering challenge of reducing the research time by a factor of ten: from 30 days down to 3 days. Moreover, you are going to build beautiful cutting-edge products that will be used by some of the world’s biggest brands. In this way, helping them improve the quality of the senior executives they hire

Project involvement: part-time 20-30hrs/week

(with the opportunity to switch to full-time at the beginning of 2023)


  • A split role, where 30% of duties will be data engineering and 70% ML duties
  • ETL Processes for importing data to production
  • Setting up GCP services (DAGs, Dataflow, Monitoring)
  • Serving data to ML requirements, ensuring data quality
  • Improving our NLP-based classifiers and our recommender system (Together with the ML team)
  • Identifying new data sources
  • Strategy on big data tools and scaling
  • Automating pipelines and Data Validation
  • Improving database architecture

Essential skills and knowledge:

  • 5+ years of experience
  • ETL and Databases:
    • Strong skills in GCP Data / ETL tools such as
      — DataFlow, AirFlow, DAGs
      — Cloud Tasks, Pub/Sub
      — AppEngine, Cloud Functions
    • Strong SQL skills (our dialect is MySQL 8)
    • Database design
    • ETL processes, refactoring, and automation
    • Processing large-scale event data
    • Managing data through scale and monitoring
    • Data Validation
    • Data Science
    • Machine Learning Modeling and Practices
  • Data Science skills:
    • Clustering
    • Multiclass Classification
    • Improving a recommender system
    • Some knowledge of NLP
  • Python
    • Strong Python skills including Flask for RESTful APIs
    • Pandas, Scikit-Learn
  • Other
    • Vendor discovery to find new data sources
    • Agile Development
    • GitHub

Nice-to-have skills:

  • Secure Data and Development Practices
  • Product Analytics
  • Familiar with scraping tools
  • Supported SaaS Product Development
  • Understanding of data in the recruitment industry

Interview Stages:

  1. Intro call (30min)
  2. Technical interview with Savannah Group (60min)

Working Model:

GT builds remote engineering teams for outstanding product companies. Our future mate will work directly with Savannah Group. We call this the ‘Extended Team model’, and it means that each team member is integrated as deeply as possible into the client’s team. You will work with the same tools and technologies as they do and communicate directly with a client without any intermediary in between. We also encourage trips to a client and joint teambuilding and after-work activities.