Research Engineer

's Mission

Synthace's mission is to develop a software platform that empowers biologists to leverage the infinite potential of biology and help solve the grand challenges facing humanity.

What you'll be doing

  • Reading, analysing and criticising papers in fields such as representation learning, NLP and speech processing.
  • Participating in brainstorming sessions and research meetings with our team and external advisors, where we discuss and challenge each other’s ideas.
  • Training large-scale deep learning models and thinking deeply about why they might be making the predictions that they are making.
  • Developing our internal and open-source packages
  • Writing production code to serve our trained models on the cloud.


  • 1+ years of experience working with deep learning models in industry and/or academia.
  • Passionate about machine learning. You love reading papers, blog posts, talking about the latest trends or discussing ideas in front of a whiteboard.
  • A great engineer, capable of writing code in Python and one of PyTorch, TensorFlow, or another deep learning framework.
  • Excited about being part of a small, quickly growing startup. You want to be a part of our ambitious project. You do not mind the uncertainty that comes with early stage startups.
  • Working in healthcare is something that excites you.

Company Values

Company Benefits

  • Work with amazing, friendly, supportive people
  • 10% pension contribution
  • We promote internally & encourage ongoing development
  • Equity/share options
  • Regular 'Lunch & Learns' and '101 sessions' run by each department
  • Private health, income protection, life insurance
  • Employee support line
  • Endless snacks, fruit, breakfast cereals, drinks and refreshments
  • Flexible hours
  • Enhanced parental leave pay
  • Cycle to work scheme
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