Lead Data Scientist - Computer Vision - Financial Crime

Oct, 05
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Since 2015, Revolut has introduced over 20 million customers to a new way to handle their money. From instant spending notifications and built-in budgeting controls, to global currency exchange and stock trading, customers simply get more with Revolut.
We approach Data Science at Revolut the same way that we approach everything else. We take complex problems, and create extraordinary solutions that our customers love. From on-boarding flows to new feature presentations, our goal is to both inform and delight. 
Put simply, we build things we want to use ourselves, that we’re proud to show to our friends and families.
Our team builds and deploys systems that interact with different parts of Revolut's infrastructure and leverage machine learning and computer vision to most efficiently automate compliance-related matters, such as developing automatic measures for ID verification during the onboarding process. As Revolut continues to experience the incredibly fast-paced growth of its user base, the business impact of the team grows as well, as every step the team automates is a step-less that needs to be handled manually, enabling Revolut to hit a global scale.
We are looking for a Computer Vision Lead to help us better automate these compliance-related processes, through developing and putting into prod online and offline algorithms that leverage our backend and the data. If you are skilled in software engineering, machine learning, computer vision and applied maths, possess a passion for building solutions and have a strong aptitude for data technologies, then this is your gig!


    • Lead and mentor a team of Computer Vision Scientists and Engineers
    • Architect and build new machine learning models to automate our Compliance processes
    • Our machine learning engineers are end-to-end practitioners responsible for coming up with an idea, prototyping the model, implementing it into our pipelines and measuring its impact in production
    • Owning the projects you develop while benefiting from the support of the wider Computer Vision team
    • Working on our Python and TensorFlow stack - We are hosted on GCP and our data scientists and engineers rely heavily on Jupyter, Flask, RabbitMQ, Kubernetes, Docker for their Machine Learning data solutions.


    • Previous experience in a Data Science or Machine Learning based role
    • Great skills with Python, SQL or other programming languages
    • Hands on experience with Deep Learning related libs (e.g. TensorFlow, Keras, PyTorch)
    • Knowledge of version control, model deployment, developer environments
    • Evidence of strong mathematical & statistics knowledge


    • Advanced degree in a quantitative discipline
    • Strong experience with additional programming languages (such as: Java, Scala, C++…)
    • Previous experience in anti fraud departments
    • Experience in system design and distributed computing
    • Experience with CI/CD and containerisation
    • Experience with cloud-based infrastructure such as GCP or AWS
A little about us…When Revolut was founded in 2015, we had a vision to build a sustainable, digital alternative to traditional big banks. Our mission now is to help our customers improve their financial health, empower them to have more control, and promote financial cohesion across the communities in which we operate. Launching into 2020 with 10 million Personal customers and over a quarter of a million Business customers only reinforced our belief in the vast need across the world for better financial services. As our customer base has boomed in the last year, we’ve expanded our team to match that growth. We started 2019 with several hundred employees; we closed it out with 2000.
What we’re looking for…Revolut is being scaled up by people all around the world who share our vision. We’re looking for people who align with our five core values: we believe that we Get it Done because we Think Deeper and are strongly rooted in the Dream Team. We Never Settle hence why we always Deliver Wow. You want to join a community of forward-thinking people - we are here for you. We believe in empowering our Revoluters in their work, giving them autonomy and ownership of what they do. We want everyone at Revolut to own their story and their successes - working with us means you’re not just another cog in the machine.
• Competitive salary
• Biannual discretionary performance bonus (equity)
• All the latest tech you need
• Roll with a free Revolut Metal subscription
• Private health insurance
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