“Ocado Technology, powering the future of retail through sustained disruptive technology innovation...”

Ocado Technology is putting the world’s retailers online using the cloud, robotics, AI, and IoT. We develop the innovative software and systems that power Ocado.com, the world’s largest online-only grocery retailer as well as the global ‘Ocado Smart Platform’. With everything from websites to fully autonomous warehouse that we design in-house, our employees need to be specialists in a wide range of technologies to help drive our business.

We champion a value-led culture to get our teams working at their very best and to help create a collaborative working environment that our people love. Core values of Trust, Autonomy, Craftsmanship, Collaboration and Learn Fast help drive our innovative culture.

The 10x Technology Team in the Office of the CTO creates value for Ocado in the near-term as well as the long-term by working on speculative projects that push the boundaries of what can be achieved with technology. The team provides an environment in which innovation can thrive and there is plenty of opportunity to collaborate with Ocado's specialist software and engineering teams in the UK and Ocado's development offices in Europe.

As a Machine Learning Intern in the 10x Technology Team, you will be responsible for working on novel research projects that involve fast system prototyping and experimentation. You will be required to obtain and interpret data from various sources and create products for internal and external consumption. You will design and execute cutting edge experiments that have the potential to enhance or transform the way Ocado uses technology.

You will be immersed into an environment of innovation and collaboration, covering a broad spectrum of disciplines including machine learning, software engineering, mechanical and electrical engineering, and mobile robotics. Within this environment you will apply what you've learnt so far in your education, expand your knowledge, and experience what it is like to work in an R&D environment.

You will gain experience with at least one of the following:

  • Natural Language Processing,

  • Computer Vision,

  • Reinforcement Learning,

  • Time Series Analysis

You are a collaborative, entrepreneurial T-shaped person who enjoys the challenge of continuous self-improvement. Varying placement available (Summer, 6 month, 12 month)  please state your preference in your application. 

We are interested in people with:

  • excellent A-levels and university results so far,

  • part of your way through a relevant degree,

  • proven track record of achievement,

  • programming experience

What we offer you

Our employee benefits are designed for you, we care about people and we’ve ensured we have a wealth of benefits that focus on our your well-being. Within our flexible environment we can offer technically stretching work, a competitive salary and share schemes. Benefits include pension scheme, train season ticket loan (interest free), free shuttle bus from Hatfield train station and of course, healthy Ocado staff discounts across Ocado.com and Fetch

We also have regular divisional socials, sports clubs such as badminton, running and table tennis, not to mention the Ocado Technology Academy for a packed schedule of courses, conferences and events such as discussion sessions, conference briefs and external guest speakers. If you think you have what it takes to make a difference, please submit your application below.

Due to the energising nature of Ocado's business, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Ocado is an equal opportunity employer. 

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we will be in contact with shortlisted candidates only. If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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