Senior Data Engineer

Climate Policy Radar

  • Location Westminster

  • Type Permanent

  • Salary Up to £90,000


Contribute to a mission-driven organisation tackling the global climate crisis by democratising access to climate policy data.

Utilise the latest in data science, AI, and MLOps technologies to innovate and shape the future of climate policy analysis.

4-day workweek, unlimited leave policy, and a supportive, collaborative culture in a vibrant London-based hybrid workspace.

Senior Data Engineer | £80-90k pa | 4-day workweek | London (Hybrid) | Unlimited leave | 


Climate Policy Radar is on a mission to organise, analyse, and democratise the world’s climate law and policy data. We build open databases and research tools so people can discover, understand, and generate data-driven insights on public laws and policies. Our work helps governments, researchers, international organisations, civil society, and the private sector to understand and advance effective climate policies and deploy climate finance.  

Harnessing data science and AI and pioneering the application of natural language processing to this domain, our work unlocks previously inaccessible, unstructured data.   

We are deeply embedded in the global climate and AI communities, and count some of the most important organisations and global climate leaders amongst our users, advocates, friends and advisors.   

We are seeking a Senior Data Engineer who will be instrumental in this journey, building high-scale, high-impact tools to help move the needle on climate change.  
What you’ll be doing 

As a Senior Data Engineer, you’ll be instrumental in building and enhancing our data and ML infrastructure, crucial for our research and production platforms. Some examples of what you will work on: 

  • Pipelines for training and deploying bespoke classifiers for identifying structure in our unstructured document datasets
  • Building out the infrastructure to serve our knowledge graph at scale across our product portfolio 
  • Productionising our generative AI workstreams to support deploying and leveraging open source large language models 
  • Scaling our data ingestion infrastructure to orders of magnitude higher capacity while increasing ingest velocity

What experience you’ll need to apply 

  • Proficiency in Python / Scala / Kotlin / similar (we use Python) 
  • Track record of building scalable data pipelines for large, unstructured data sources. 
  • Significant cloud experience (ideally AWS) and DevOps practices. 
  • Comprehensive understanding of data storage solutions, software engineering fundamentals and system architecture.  
  • MLOps experience desirable but not essential.  
  • Experience with knowledge graphs, document storage, information retrieval, and generative AI is a plus. 

What you’ll get in return for your experience 

An opportunity to be at the forefront of climate action, with a salary of £80-90k pa, within a supportive 4-day workweek and unlimited leave policy.  

Based in our London workspace 2 days per week, you’ll enjoy a vibrant culture that values innovation, collaboration and the well-being of its team members. Additional benefits include professional development opportunities, flexible work policies, and being part of a community making a real difference. 
What next?  

We have chosen to partner with our friends at ADLIB who are managing the recruitment process for Climate Policy Radar. As a B Corp, they are well versed in attracting the best candidates that have the right skills and experience, combined with the desire to work for a business driven by purpose and a want to make a positive impact on society and the planet.  

Please note that any candidates that approach Climate Policy Radar directly will be forwarded to ADLIB for consideration.  
Inclusion and equality  

Climate Policy Radar is an equal-opportunity workplace. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of heritage, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disabilities, relationship choices and status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.   

We actively encourage applicants from diverse and historically underrepresented backgrounds.  

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation in the process of application and selection, please let us know.

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