Senior Data Scientist - Computer Vision

Category: Information Technology

Location: Kraków, Województwo małopolskie, Poland


Senior Data Scientist - Computer Vision

Kraków, Województwo małopolskie, Poland

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Company Description

Tesco is a leading multinational retailer, with more than 336 000 colleagues.

Our software is used by millions of people across several countries every day. Whether it’s the tills and websites our customers use, or the systems our colleagues and partners use, you’ll play your part in keeping it running like a well-oiled machine. And when a business problem pops up? You and the creative minds in our team will be challenged to solve it.

As Tech Hub we cooperate within the group of Tesco Technology Hubs located in the UK, Poland, Hungary, and India.


What our colleagues like the most at Tesco:

  • We develop our own products
  • We make an impact; large scale of operation
  • Accountability and respect are given to us
  • We cooperate and support each other
  • There are great colleagues who are divided into small teams here
  • We can develop and learn new things

Additional Information


UoP 24 000 - 32 000 PLN gross/month

B2B 26 000 - 36 000 PLN net/month

Hybrid working

We’ve recently moved to hybrid working. We love working from home, but we also love connecting, collaborating, and innovating with our colleagues in person. We meet in our office in Kraków for 3 days a week.


Tesco is a diverse and exciting employer, dedicated to being #aplacetogeton, providing career-defining opportunities to all of our colleagues. If you choose to join our business, we will provide you with:

  • Maternity Cover - UoP or B2B Contracts
  • Up to 20% yearly salary bonus – for employment contract colleagues only – based on both individual and business performance
  • Additional 4 days of paid leave to support your well-being and family life
  • Heightened income costs (KUP)
  • MacBook as your tool for work
  • Private healthcare (LuxMed)
  • Cafeteria & Multisport
  • Learning opportunities - certified technical training and learning platforms like Udemy, Pluralsight and O’reily
  • Sports activities with a personal trainer
  • Referral Bonus
  • Relocation Help

If that sounds exciting, then we'd love to hear from you.

Tesco is committed to celebrating diversity and everyone is welcome at Tesco. As a Disability Confident Employer, we’re committed to providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process, allowing candidates the opportunity to thrive and inform us of any reasonable adjustments they may require.

Job Description

At Tesco, our Data Science team focuses on modelling complex business problems and deploying data products at scale. Our work spans across multiple areas including physical stores, online, supply chain, marketing and Clubcard, where we encourage rotation amongst our Data Scientists so they can gain expertise in different subjects. We work on several domains and problem types: online, pricing, security, fulfilment, distribution, property, IoT and computer vision are just some. Our team members spend 10% of their week on learning and personal development. Multiple academic collaborations enrich the team expertise; knowledge sharing events are regular. Furthermore, we have got a great work-life balance, team days and relaxed but engaging culture. 


You will be responsible for 

This is a hands-on position where you will need to leverage your analytical mindset to find solutions to complex problems. As a Data Scientist, you will need to understand difficult business problems and prototype solutions with minimal support. Apply, modify and design algorithms and mathematical models to solve business problems on top of big data architectures (Hadoop, Spark) is a core component of the role. Our data scientists will need to be able to validate, document and present the modeling process and performances, as well as communicate complex solutions in a clear, understandable way to nonexperts. Data Scientists are also responsible for promoting data science across Tesco and promote Tesco across the external Data Science community. You will need to use your skills in computer vision and deep learning to build proof of concepts as well production solutions, making your contribution to develop and deploy Computer Vision solutions across Tesco’s environment. You will have the opportunity to get grow, improve your skills while working with an expert team, as well as mentor and upskill team members. The Tesco Data Science career framework will give you the possibility to grow within the team and the company, as an individual contributor or as a manager. 


We are looking for ambitious individuals with experience in computer vision solutions. A mix of statistics and machine learning skills are also welcome. A track record in modifying and designing advanced algorithms and applying them to large real-world data sets is fundamental. An ideal candidate will have a scientific mentality with the ability to ask the right questions, as well as answer them. An advanced education degree in computer vision subjects or a higher degree in a mathematical, scientific, engineering or computer science discipline is preferable, or relevant work experience. Finally, strong programming experience in Python.  


The ideal candidate would have experience of the following: 

  • Deep Learning frameworks: Tensorflow and/or PyTorch Object detection models, e.g. Faster-RCNN, YOLO, EfficientDet, Nvidia models Libraries  
  • tools: OpenCV, scikit-image, SciPy, Pandas, Docker, Git 
  • Working knowledge of image processing, and video technology  
  • Object tracking (optional)  
  • Real-time video processing (optional) 
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