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Junior Data Scientist / ML Engineer

About the Role

Xelix is on the hunt for a Junior Data Scientist / ML Engineer to strengthen our Data Science team. If you have a real passion for AI, then join us in leveraging state-of-the-art technology, including the latest LLMs, to power our tools and develop impactful new solutions for our customers.


  • Model Development: develop and implement end-to-end machine learning models, including preprocessing, model choice, and evaluation; work with text, vision and tabular data
  • Code Writing: write production-ready code, not just the model itself but also APIs, scripts, or other tools to use the model in a real-world application
  • Implementation: collaborate day-to-day with our back-end and data engineering teams to develop our codebase and ensure optimal performance of our tools
  • Research: Stay updated with the latest machine learning techniques and technologies, experiment with new algorithms and tools, and continually improve upon existing methodologies


  • Typically, a bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science, Machine Learning, Engineering, or a related field
  • Proficiency in Python and familiarity with machine learning libraries and frameworks
  • Understanding of AI/ML concepts and familiarity with various algorithms, principles and tools
  • Demonstrable interest in the field evidenced through personal projects and collaborations
  • Ability to work in a team, and problem-solving mindset

Big Plus Points

  • Some knowledge of the latest practical applications of state-of-the-art tools and techniques
  • A well-maintained and starred GitHub repository
  • Authorship of blog posts or articles on AI/ML topics


  • Competitive salary
  • 27 days holiday (24 days + 3 days when we close over Christmas)
  • Hybrid working
  • Comprehensive private medical & dental cover
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity cover
  • Learning & development culture - £500 personal annual budget
  • Plugged into the best VC communities in Europe

  • Swanky, dog friendly office
  • Lots of team socials & activities
  • Annual team retreat

Xelix Behaviours

  • Be Productive – we work with a sense of urgency and take pride in moving quickly
  • Be Proactive – we are forward-thinking and take the initiative.
  • Keep Improving – we believe direct feedback is the key to continual self-development
  • Be Collaborative – We do our best work in a relaxed, authentic environment where everyone has a voice.

About Xelix

Xelix is an enterprise SaaS company offering an AI-powered Control Centre for Accounts Payable teams. We work with some of the largest global companies to automate and enhance their financial control processes. 

We built Xelix to take the pain out of four core AP processes: overpayment and fraud prevention, vendor statement reconciliation, master vendor data cleansing and AP/P2P reporting. Xelix is easy-to-use, cloud-based and flexible, making it suitable for large organisations across all sectors. We pride ourselves on providing 10/10 customer support and love to co-develop functionality with customers. See our customer reviews here: https://www.g2.com/products/xelix/reviews 

Xelix has raised £6m in Seed and Series A funding from VC investors Fintop Capital, Passion Capital and Localglobe, as well as seasoned angels such as Paul Forster (founder of indeed.com) and Simon Burke (ex-CEO of Virgin).

Want to know more about our employee experience? Head to our Glassdoor reviews.

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