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Machine Learning Practitioner – Applied LLM- Up to £450 day rate – Contract

  • London / Remote
  • £450 day rate
  • Contract

Barbara Agyeman

Recruitment Consultant


Role Description

Working with a Private Equity portfolio company, Machine Learning Practitioner will be part of a special task team focused on building, testing and scaling applications of Generative AI and analytics to improve revenue, product features and efficiencies across the company. Potential for further projects across this company and others in the portfolio.


  • Refining use-cases,
  • Selecting resources needed (ML Ops, governance, compute instances, pipelines, storage, etc),
  • Analyse and pre-process data if necessary,
  • Building pipelines,
  • Choosing foundation models,
  • Fine-tuning and/or pre-training models,
  • Deploying and testing proofs of concept
  • Demonstrable hands-on knowledge of applied generative AI models, mainly in in text, knowledge classification and recommendation engines
  • 1+ years Experience fine-tuning and/or pre-training Large Language Models for customised applications, applying this knowledge to practical scenarios,
  • 2+ years Experience working with Azure (AzureML) or AWS building Machine Learning applications and deploying cloud resources in a production environment.
  • Knowledge of ML ops frameworks
  • Proficient with Python or R as well as relevant frameworks (Keras, PyTorch)


  • Flexible, curious, and ambitious
  • Good communicator
  • Eagerness to learn new techniques, solve problems and contribute in a team environment
Job Description:
  • Project: 12 weeks with the opportunity to extend, starting in January 2024
  • Expectation is to work remotely most of the time, expect to work from the office in London one or two days per week.
  • Day Rate- £400-£450 (outside ir35)
How do I Apply? For more information or to apply for the Machine learning position, please email barbara@digitalrepublictalent.com or you can apply through www.digitalrepublictalent.com! You can also visit our vacancy page to see other opportunities!

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