Dependable Autonomy Specialists – Machine Learning/Robotics

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Dependable Autonomy Specialists - Machine Learning/Robotics
Interim Position

PSR 1JP00067458

Posted: 16th March 2023 15:24
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  • Pay Rate:

    Up to £479.90 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

  • Hours per Week:


  • Anticipated 24 months

  • Salisbury
What's involved with this role:

Interim Dependable Autonomy Specialists -Machine Learning/Robotics - Hybrid Working – PSR 1JP00067458
Pay Rate: Up to £479.90 per day pay range subject to IR35 status

Location: Salisbury x 2 days onsite 3 days from home

Contract Length: Anticipated 24 months

Existing security clearance is not a prerequisite but will always help.


A Dependable Autonomy Specialists is needed for approximately 24 months.

Existing security clearance is not a prerequisite but will always help.

What you’ll do:

  • Developing compelling assurance evidence for Autonomous Systems in Defence
  • Undertaking vulnerability assessments on Autonomous Systems of interest
  • Technically partnering with Industry and Academic research projects
  • Undertaking fundamental research.
  • Possibility of observing or undertaking offsite UK and International Partner Trials
  • Python programming skills (Mandatory) plus ideally as many of the following as possible:
    • Use of popular ML packages such as pytorch, tensorflow, keras
    • Use of data handling, plotting and visualisation packages, e.g. matplotlib, pandas, seaborn
    • Use of jupyter notebook as a development environment
    • Generic programming skills inc:
    • Use of git version control
    • Use of JIRA for agile dev
    • Linux/Windows dev environments
  • Understanding of ML based object detection, including associated performance metrics
  • Prerequisite of appropriate mathematical skills to understand, develop, apply those performance metrics


Who you are:

  • Machine learning background
  • Robotics background would be beneficial
  • Software Development

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  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, not that they would exclude candidates willing to travel/relocate, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Qualifications and experience relevant to the job role – please give full details within your CV document

Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for


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Dependable Autonomy Specialists - Machine Learning/Robotics
Client Category: Central Government Ministry

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