SureCert | Digital identity and background checking

The SureCert team is growing – we need a Data Scientist!

SureCert_Data Scientist

SureCert is digitising the background checking process. SureCert’s platform enables organisations and individuals to work together to prove eligibility and credentials. SureCert’s APIs allow existing platform operators to make use of our core features.

  • Individuals love SureCert as they are in control of their data and know who has access to it.
  • Organisations love SureCert, as the right people are doing the right work more quickly, more efficiently, and with less risk.

Read on to find out more about how you can work with us at SureCert. To apply, please email a copy of your CV to

Position: Data Scientist

Experience: 4+ Years (a placement year counts!)

Location: You’ll have the option to work remotely after initial onboarding. Applicants must be based in Northern Ireland. Our office is located at: The Innovation Centre, Queen’s Road, Belfast BT3 9DT


  • Ownership of all things AI / ML
  • Managing the data pipeline
  • Primarily working with image classification and anomaly detection
  • Influence product development with the knowledge of what is possible
  • Use modern development tools and concepts to deliver high quality, best practice, solutions


Working in a startup as part of a small but highly effective team:

  • You will gain insight into how a startup functions and how departments interoperate, across technology, product, marketing, business operations, and sales.
  • Our culture is entrepreneurial and you will get exposure to this mindset and how it is used to make decisions.
  • Innovate your way out of problems.
  • Your ideas and opinions will be listened to.
  • Take full ownership of the features you create.
  • You will have the opportunity to touch all parts of a project and get experience with a wide range of technologies
  • Work with a modern cloud-based serverless technology stack much more advanced than your average corporate.
  • Autonomy, responsibility, and accountability.

What you’ll be working with daily

  • A 16″ MacBook Pro and 4k screen
  • Python
  • TensorFlow / OpenCV / Pillow / NumPy
  • Git / Maven / Jenkins / Terraform
  • MacOS / Linux
  • JIRA / Confluence / Bitbucket
  • A lot of AWS services

Must haves:

  • Degree in Computer Science, STEM, or related discipline
  • Experience of working in an agile environment
  • Prior experience of playing a significant role in delivering software
  • Capable of working both independently and as part of a team
  • Experience with:
    • Python
    • Image classification with CNNs (convolutional neural networks)
    • AWS

Package and Benefits

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Annual bonus
  • Flexible working
  • 30 days annual leave
  • Health and dental insurance
  • Cycle to work scheme

To apply, please email a copy of your CV to