Software Development Engineer, Machine Learning

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Join us in Edinburgh in the role of Software Development Engineer, Machine Learning

  • We're looking for outstanding developers to join us in this exciting and full-time role
  • You'll utilise your specialist skills in machine learning and the packaging of machine learning pipelines according to deployment requirements
  • You'll be able to make your mark in this innovative area of our bank, achieving excellent visibility and genuine career opportunities to progress

What you'll do

As a Software Development Engineer, you'll proactively drive and enhance our core infrastructure. This will involve building systems, undertaking automated code-quality assessment, and applying machine learning. You'll design, develop and deliver technical solutions, keeping the customer experience at the forefront of your actions.

As well as this, you'll:

  • Identify and mitigate any potential risks that exist within your business area
  • Build relationships to ensure a joined up approach across your team
  • Stay abreast of technological advancements, and continue to build your skills 

The skills you'll need

We're looking for someone with experience of specifying and implementing analytical ecosystems, including big data architecture and full stack analytics capabilities. Along with an understanding of stable, scalable systems that have been successfully deployed in a business setting, you'll have a passion for technology and a focus on the customer experience. With strong people and communication skills you'll work well in a team, and you'll be motivated to achieve results in a fast-paced environment.

Your technical skills and experience will include:

  • An MSc or equivalent with training in software engineering, computer science or electrical engineering
  • Experience in infrastructure specification and development
  • Experience with Python, R, C, C++, Scala, Java, .Net, and version control systems
  • An understanding of cloud services such as Azure and Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with programming machine learning based solutions to real-world problems

How we'll reward you

In return, we offer a competitive salary plus 25% cash and benefit funding programme that can be tailored to suit your individual needs. In addition, we provide a wide selection of exclusive lifestyle offers, development and learning programmes, services and support designed to help you manage and balance your work/life priorities.

Visit our reward and benefits page for more information on the benefit packages we offer.


At RBS, we want everyone to feel welcome, regardless of your background or needs. If you need adjustments making to your working environment, we’ll do everything we can to support you. As part of this commitment, we offer flexible working options for some of our roles - find out more.

As a Financial Services organisation we comply with and support the requirements set by our Regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), which are designed to protect our customers. This role falls under Conduct Rules of the Individual Accountability Regime (IAR) and is subject to pre-employment screening. This means if your application is successful, you’ll need to satisfy some important background checks before you can start working with us. These will include a full credit check, a criminal record check, residency and right to work checks.

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