Machine Learning Software Engineer - Healthcheck

London, United Kingdom



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We are a team on a mission, to put accessible and affordable healthcare in the hands of every person on earth. Our mission is bold and ambitious, and it’s one that’s shared by our team who shares our values, to dream big, build fast and be brilliant.

To achieve this, we’ve brought together one of the largest teams of scientists, clinicians, mathematicians and engineers to focus on combining the ever-growing computing power of machines, with the best medical expertise of humans, to create a comprehensive, immediate and personalized health service and make it universally available.

Babylon was included in WIRED’s 2016 Top 100 Hottest Startups in Europe and CB Insights 2017 Global ‘AI 100’ list. Fortune Magazine included Babylon in their 2017 list of ’50 Companies Leading the AI Revolution’, the only listed company using AI in healthcare delivery.

At Babylon our people aren’t just part of a team, they’re part of something bigger. We’re a vibrant community of creative thinkers and doers, forging the way for a new generation of healthcare. We’re only as good as our people. So, finding the best people is everything to us.

We serve millions, but we choose our people one at a time…

Our triage and healthcheck teams are looking for a software engineer with experience and passion for machine learning & data science to help us going from ideas to products in order to improve the lives of millions and make health care affordable and accessible for everyone.

As a “generalist” you will need to understand the big picture and own an idea, from inception, to the machine learning algorithm and to the code running in production. As such, you will have the key role of connecting dots between Product, Data Science and Engineering.

You will be involved in the design and development of intelligent decision making systems for healthcare, with an emphasis on probabilistic modelling (Probabilistic Graphical Models) in order to express all forms of uncertainty around our models and our patients’ state.


    • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full development life cycle
    • Programming fluency and ability to navigate large codebases & systems
    • Good understanding of probabilities, statistics & linear algebra
    • Ability to coordinate and network with people both inside and outside the team

Nice to have

    • Experience building data driven features
    • Proficiency with Python is a big plus
    • Keeping track of scientific publications in a CS/Applied Maths domain


    • Competitive salary package including share options scheme;
    • Good Maternity Policy;
    • Paternity & Adoption Policy;
    • 25 days holiday;
    • Flexible working environment;
    • Free Babylon for you and your family;
    • Private Health - family included;
    • Life Insurance;
    • Pension Scheme;
    • Childcare vouchers;
    • Gym in the office;
    • Free healthy breakfast and snacks;
    • Onsite table tennis and video game competitions;
    • Regular social gatherings and an intimate, collaborative environment;
    • Hosts of meet-ups and speaking opportunities;
    • Free weekly yoga or football sessions.
This job description is non-exhaustive and may vary due to the needs of the business.

Babylon believes it is possible to put an accessible and affordable health service in the hands of every person on earth. How? By combining the ever-growing computing power of machines with the best medical expertise of humans to create a comprehensive, immediate and personalised health service and making it universally available.