Senior Platform Engineer

Data Science & Advanced Analytics · London, London, City of
Department Data Science & Advanced Analytics
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Experienced

Role Profile – Senior Platform Engineer

Role Title                         Senior Platform Engineer

Business Function         Data Science & Advanced Analytics

Location                          Wrexham / London  

Who we are & what we do

Founded in 2016, Chetwood Financial is a digital bank using technology to make people better off.  At Chetwood, we think differently. We act differently. Unlike traditional banking models, we’re not obsessed with customer ownership and cross-selling other products. We use our banking and technology experience to design and manufacture stand-alone financial products that meet the needs of those using them and by building unique and dynamic products, we make engaging with personal finances easier than ever before.

We’re always on the lookout for exceptional talent to join the team who share a belief in making a positive difference – making financial services better for customers by challenging conventions.


Role Purpose

This is an exciting opportunity to join a new Machine Learning Engineering team working with a cutting-edge Data Science team. The successful candidate will get hands-on experience in a wide range of ML-Ops topics. The ML Engineering team will own the release process of models into Chetwoods production environment.

You will lead the development of Models Platform and automation of Model Monitoring to deliver a best-in-class customer experience by improving areas such as credit risk, customer operations, marketing, collections and recoveries. You will provide platform and infrastructure support for the Data Science team by working with Chetwood Tech teams.

Key Responsibilities

  • Own the model release process across SageMaker and internal production systems.
  • Create and manage the model CI/CD pipeline including model development and production release.
  • Manage and Build the serverless model infrastructure which will include IFRS9 and Pricing Engines.
  • Train and mentor other junior members of staff.
  • Create a production monitoring system for models.
  • Management of the AWS cloud model stack.
  • Automation of Model monitoring.
  • Contributing to the specification, design, build, testing and delivery of data and MI solutions.
  • Consult with the Data Scientist and Tech teams on model and system release.

Key Skills and Experience

  • Advanced Python, SQL, Github and R.
  • Strong knowledge of JavaScript.
  • Track record using Flask.
  • Strong knowledge of AWS Fargate.
  • 3+ years experience using Containers.
  • AWS Sagemaker.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to question, shape, analyse, understand and explain to a range of technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Passionate about mentoring and developing people, be a great team player.

What we offer

  • A relaxed, sociable and flexible working environment.
  • Great benefits including: life insurance, pension, private medical insurance (including dental and optical), free breakfast and drinks, monthly social events.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Opportunity to work for a progressive and exciting company.


Chetwood Highlights

  • Here are just a few examples of what we’ve achieved so far and what’s coming soon. 
  • Secured strategic investment from Elliott Advisors of £150mil of capital, underpinning the planned growth of the business over the next few years. 
  • Secured a full banking licence from the PRA in 2018 - the only retail bank to do so that year.
  • Launched the LiveLend Reward Loan; the world’s first dynamic loan that responds to improvements in customers’ credit score. 
  • Secured several distribution partnerships with our lending product and have already seen 400%+ growth in new business in the since 2019. 
  • Launched SmartSave; providing customers with a simple, online savings account at a great rate. 
  • Achieved and maintained an ‘Excellent’ Trustpilot rating from both lending and savings customers. 


Chetwood Financial Ltd does not accept speculative or unsolicited CVs from Recruitment Agencies.

Any unsolicited CVs received will be treated as the property of Chetwood Financial and Terms & Conditions associated with the use of such CVs will be considered null and void.

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  • Location
    London, London, City of
  • Department
    Data Science & Advanced Analytics
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience