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Senior AI/ML Research Specialist

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The Role

Senior AI/ML Research Specialist

BMT is dedicated to tackling the most crucial engineering challenges of our era, fostering an environment where individuals with exceptional technical expertise provide meaningful, practical solutions. Committed to creating a safer, more efficient, effective, and sustainable future, BMT values diversity, equity, and inclusion, recognizing their pivotal role in achieving our business purpose. Learn more about BMT at

Why Work for Us?

Joining BMT means gaining access to a comprehensive set of employee benefits designed to empower your success. In addition to a competitive salary, our offerings encompass health, family, finance, and personal development, including:

At BMT, we pride ourselves on being a verified flexible workplace, providing freedom and choice. Learn more about our flexible status at Flexa Careers.

About the role

We are increasingly using our knowledge and expertise to drive transformative designs, technology and solutions around the world that will contribute towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). BMT’s focus SDGs are Climate Action and Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure. These goals matter most to our stakeholders and are where we believe we can have the greatest impact towards a better future.

We are seeking individuals who are passionate about addressing these global challenges and are proactive in finding opportunities to integrate sustainable practices as part their role.

As an AI/ML Research Specialist at BMT, you’ll bring invaluable expertise to our team, empowering our customers to overcome challenges through cutting-edge research and development. Here’s what awaits you:

  1. Diverse Techniques, Real-World Impact:
    • Apply a range of mathematical, statistical, predictive modelling, and machine-learning techniques.
    • Navigate the nuances and limitations of these methods to address customer needs effectively.
  2. Join Our Expanding Team:
    • Become part of our multi-disciplinary Information Systems team in the Defence and Security sector.
    • Explore unparalleled opportunities across diverse environments: land, sea, air, and space.
  3. Elevate Your Career in our collaborative AI and Data Science team:
    • Formal qualification opportunities and on-the-job training.
    • Opportunity to mentor and be supported in your professional growth.
  4. Collaborate and Innovate:
    • Engage in business development activities.
    • Liaise directly with customers, shaping solutions that matter.

In terms of location, we have offices in central Bath, Bristol, London, Fareham, Plymouth, or Weymouth, and we offer flexible and hybrid working arrangements.

About you

Are you fascinated by AI and ML? We’re seeking organized, driven individuals with research experience in AI/ML and data science. As part of our team, you’ll solve complex real-world problems and contribute to continuous technical development and applied research.

Essential Skills:

Desirable Skills (Non-Essential):

We expect you to share our passion for creating a more environmentally and socially sustainable future for all our stakeholders.

Missing skills? Let us be the judge! BMT are passionate about people; we recognise that technology moves quickly and that no one can learn everything, which is why we seek those who can adapt and demonstrate the aptitude to learn. With enthusiasm and the right attitude, we can help you discover your potential.

Join us in shaping the future of AI research and development, where everyone’s contributions are valued!

This role will require you to be eligible for full UK security clearance and you should have resided in the UK for the past 5 years’.

What's Next?

If you are ready to contribute your skills and passion to a dynamic team addressing impactful challenges, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity with BMT. Join us in shaping a safer, more efficient, and sustainable future.


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