Machine Learning Engineer

Science · Barrington, Cambridgeshire
Department Science
Employment Type Full-Time

About us:

Cydar Medical innovates in the healthcare software space. We connect live images from the hospital operating rooms to the power of cloud computing. Our software guides physicians during complex endovascular procedures, which results in better outcomes for patients. Our product, Cydar EV, is used in innovative hospitals across Europe and United States, providing us with a stream of data, which we use to constantly improve our algorithms. Our solutions address real clinical needs, and we are motivated by seeing how our algorithms improve patients’ lives. We are pushing the boundaries of technology and user experience to deliver a product which is revolutionising keyhole surgery.

Check out this recent PyData London talk we gave to know more about some of the problems we are currently solving:

As a member of the Science team, you will be creating state-of-the-art tools which help clinicians make the best, data-driven decisions for their patients. We can accommodate applicants with varying levels of experience. We encourage you to apply for this role if you find it interesting, even if you do not meet all the requirements. This job is part of our ongoing effort to significantly expand all our technical teams, so please check our other advertised positions.


  • Working on a range of problems in medical image analysis: image segmentation, classification, spatiotemporal analysis, object detection, registration, etc.
  • Experimenting with modern machine learning methods to solve major challenges. The work will focus on techniques which will be incorporated into our planning and registration software.
  • Keeping detailed records of experiments, research findings, and decisions.
  • Writing and maintaining in-house machine learning packages, following best practices in software development and packaging.
  • Maintaining and improving data pipelines.
  • Collaborating closely with software engineers and the QA team to ensure the highest quality of developed solutions.
  • Managing projects from concept to delivery, adhering to design requirements and deadlines.
  • Keeping up to date with the latest developments in machine learning.
  • Presenting at internal meetings, as well as external meetups and conferences.

About you:

As the ideal candidate you will have a sound understanding of modern machine learning techniques. You will be passionate about applying these techniques to solve real-world problems; rigorous when prototyping and experimenting; and able to express your solutions in high quality code. As a member of the Science team at Cydar Medical, you will be expected to work collaboratively, sharing your ideas with others and learning new techniques and skills.

Essential requirements:

  • experience using Python deep learning frameworks (TensorFlow, PyTorch, etc.)
  • proficiency in Python, especially using vectorised code (NumPy, pandas)
  • experience applying deep learning methods to real-world problems
  • strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • knowledge of good programming practices and software development principles


  • image/volume processing libraries, e.g. ITK, VTK, OpenCV, scikit-image
  • git or other version control systems
  • algorithm design and development
  • cloud services (e.g. AWS)
  • containers (e.g. docker)
  • deep learning models in production environments


Cydar is based in Barrington, just outside Cambridge. Our offices are in a historic water mill with views over the surrounding countryside.

We currently have a hybrid working arrangement.  This is mostly working from home, but we work for three days every three weeks at our offices.  We have always given support for flexible working arrangements.


Cydar is an inclusive workplace and we positively welcome applications from all backgrounds. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, and other protected characteristics. We believe diversity drives innovation so we are building a culture where difference is valued.

Please note that we are not working with recruitment agencies for this position. Unsolicited CVs sent by agencies will not be opened or acknowledged, and will not imply any acceptance of terms.


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