Yoti - Research Scientist

We are looking for Researchers to join our expanding R&D team. 

Founded in 2014, Yoti is a global technology company, having developed the Yoti app, to help people to prove who they are and confirm who other people are, online and in person. We are a passionate team of software developers, security consultants and other clever minds working to safely improve the way people share their personal information.

About the role

We are working on a number of exciting projects in the field of biometrics and are looking for R&D Researcher's to join our team. You should have strong analytical and problem solving skills with the capability of implementing academic papers into functional prototypes.

About you

  • This position operates in a team; self-motivation and a good working ethic/attitude are a must to be successful in this environment.
  • You have a positive approach and a great attitude, always try to face challenges with a smile.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and on multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communicator, open, honest, transparent and inclusive in your communications.
  • Commitment, you’re eager to learn, you never give up, and you find solutions where others see problems. 
  • You’re collaborative, both an active participant and listener. Respectful of others, communicate constructively and willingly lend a hand to help others when needed.


  • PhD in the areas of computer vision, machine learning, image processing.
  • Strong knowledge of DNN theory and practical experience of applying DNN in computer vision.
  • Strong knowledge of deep learning frameworks such as Tensorflow/Theano/PyTorch etc. 
  • Good Python coding skills. 
  • Experience working with Git inside a team
  • Ability to write clean and well maintained code.
  • Attention to detail.


  • First author publications in top tier journals or conferences (e.g. TPAMI, IJCV, ICCV, ECCV, CVPR).
  • Experience working with applications in the facial data analysis (e.g. face recognition/verification, pose estimation, face alignment, face behaviour analysis).
  • Experience working with machine learning techniques in speech or audio analysis. 


What’s in it for you?

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Pension
  • Childcare vouchers 
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • 25 days holiday
  • 5 fully paid Selfie Days - for your own personal development; volunteering, charity events, etc
  • Brand new offices
  • Large chill out area - we call it The Park - Table-Tennis and a Foosball table
  • Friday drinks
  • Explosive Team Events
  • Learning - conferences, events, courses - here to make sure you reach your potential

We don’t want people to stagnate, we don’t want people to just “get by”, we offer a magnitude of tools so you continue to learn, challenge yourself, evolve as a techie and keep you constantly engaged. We even have a Yoti Labs for the people who like to play with new tools, experiment and want to build something out of this world!

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