Mid or senior Python engineer in London


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We're backed by $2.5 million from Y Combinator, Cherubic Ventures, AME Cloud and Founders Fund.

We focus on old industries where there is huge room for automation. Today, Shipamax serves some of the largest players in the bulk shipping industry and is processing 20 million emails & attachments annually. We're currently expanding into our second vertical - the Freight Forwarding market - where we're seeing customers jump at the prospect of applying our technology to automate data entry.

As a Python Engineer you will work in the data science team and focus on extracting data & meaning from documents. Day to day you'll be:

* Build and maintain advanced document processing and data extraction algorithms in Python.
* Work alongside a team of three data scientists to push the boundaries of structuring data from documents and e-mails.
* Reviewing and deploying code.
* Responsible for the quality and ongoing evaluation of the data extraction.
* Working closely with the application team to successfully integrate models into our product.

This role will help us improve our existing product as well as help us expand into our second vertical. You’ll be working in the data science team alongside PhDs and NLP/computer vision experts.

Today’s product is built using proprietary data that no one else has access to. You'll be working on extracting information from trade documents, such as bills of lading.

The processing of the documents is not only very challenging due to the large variety of documents, but it also needs be done under time limitations.

Experience in logistics not necessary :)

Start date: as soon as possible, but we are ready to wait for the right candidate.

This is a full-time position based in Moorgate, London. Please apply to come and meet our team, hear about the projects we’ll be working on next and see if there is a fit.

We do not work with recruiters or outsourcing companies.


* Strong programming skills in one of the following programming languages including but not limited to: Python, C/C++, Java or Go
* BSc./MSc. in computer science, statistics, mathematics or a related field or significant relevant job experience
* You should feel comfortable developing, reviewing and deploying complex applications
* Analytical skills
* Attention to detail
* Focus on deliverables
* Leadership qualities
* Ability to perform applied research projects and bring it to production

Bonus skills (not mandatory)

* Experience in natural language processing
* Experience with Docker/Kubernetes/AWS Lambda
* Experience with Postgres
* Experience with AWS


* We’re a small but highly effective team
* We offer a competitive salary equity options
* Everyone gets 25 days of paid annual leave (33 days including bank holidays)
* Company contributions are made towards your pension
* We have regular team activities
* Office snacks

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