What we do

The Machine Learning Research team in Ocado Sofia is part of the innovation division of Ocado and works on projects that push the boundaries of what can be achieved with machine learning technology in the computer vision and robotics domains. 

Some of the things we are working on are control of robots to perform dexterous manipulation tasks, recognise 1000s of different products in our range from camera images, recognise irregular parts and containers in our warehouses and vehicle fleet and many others. 

The team provides an environment in which innovation can thrive and we collaborate with various research and development teams in the UK and Ocado’s development offices in Europe.

What you'll be doing

  • Following the latest research in ML
  • Participation in the improvement of ML infrastructure/toolsets
  • Creation of PoCs for ML solutions
  • Scaling solutions to production data volumes
  • Participation in the integration/productionization of solutions (including monitoring etc)
  • Contributing to technical blog posts, papers, talks and patent applications.

What you need

  • Essential

    • Machine Learning, Deep Learning
    • Python ML programming stack
    • Scikit learn, Pandas, Matplotlib, Numpy, Tensorflow, Keras
    • Statistics (including statistical tests)


    • Kubernetes
    • Data processing with Cloud Infrastructure
    • BigQuery

What will help you further

  • Knowledge in application areas such as computer vision and robotics.
  • Experience with data analysis and visualisation tools such as Jupyter, pandas, matplotlib.
  • Experience with big data technologies (e.g. BigQuery, Spark, GCS, AWS, etc.).
  • Experience using Kubernetes, Docker and Cloud computing platforms (GCP, AWS).
  • Strong publication record in relevant areas.
  • Experience driving multi-year research or development project.

Our social benefit package includes:

  • Great remuneration package
  • 25 days paid leave
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave policy
  • Free Share Plan program
  • Share Purchase Plan program
  • Work-life balance and work from home practice

There’s a lot going on at Ocado Technology! Keep a close eye to our online webinars for more news.

Find out more about us at http://www.ocadotechnology.com

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