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Senior / Lead Knowledge Engineer

  • Engineering
  • London, England, United Kingdom


We are building a world where talent comes first. Our Talent Lifecycle Management platform powers recruiting, mobility, upskilling, diversity and workforce planning for the world’s most forward thinking companies.

We believe that where you work is much more than just a job. Millions of people are being left behind everyday in their careers, and we’re on a mission to fix this by creating equal access to meaningful work, skills and careers for all.

In June 2021 we raised a $138m Series C backed by world-class investors from some of tech’s most disruptive companies. We’ve been named in the Top 50 Fasted Growing Companies by the Deloitte Top 50 for the past two consecutive years.

We an equal opportunity employer committed to building a representative Beamery, creating an equitable, inclusive and engaging environment for our people.

So, what are you waiting for? Join us and help us transform the future of work once and for all.


We help businesses become talent-first. Everything we do is about people. We're shaping the future of work, by building the software and services that enable the world's largest companies to unleash human potential. Beamery is Talent Lifecycle Management.

We believe that where you work is much more than just a job. For many of us, it's our livelihoods. It's how we provide for our families and it shapes the legacy we'll leave behind. This is why our purpose is to create access to opportunities regardless of where someone is born. 

We're excited to have raised a $138m Series C backed by world-class investors from some of tech's most disruptive companies.

So, what are you waiting for? Join us and help us transform the future of work once and for all.


Edge, Beamery's in-house team for applied data science, is leveraging semantic web technology to build the future of recruitment and talent insights. At the heart of this effort is a knowledge graph of people, experiences, companies and skill comprising more than 20 Billion facts. Beamery is searching for a Senior / Lead Knowledge Engineer to help build, maintain and extend our knowledge graph. 


- Sourcing, transforming and reconciling public and private data for inclusion in the talent graphs.
- Prototyping and populating ontologies to represent a variety of domains
- Extending our suite of entity reconciliation tools 
- Building pipelines to I/O from the graph, and augment existing knowledge 
- Evolving the team's software operations and standards (coding standards, testing practices, frameworks, tooling, docs) and processes (code reviews, model reviews, A/B testing, model deployment, release management and operations) 
- Mentoring & nurturing our current team of Knowledge Engineers
- Help with recruiting new members to the Edge team 
- Be responsible for system design & architecture 
- Ensuring the team are at the cutting edge of latest graph database solutions 
- Stakeholder Management across various teams including engineering, product, marketing etc 


- 5+ years (practical) experience using either: a) RDF standard semantic web (Virtuoso, Marklogic, AWS Neptune) OR b) a proprietary property graph database (eg. Neo4j, graphDB TigerGraph, Varticle) 
- Experience using one of Java or Python
- Experience designing or adapting existing ontologies to represent knowledge in a particular domain
- Experience designing and running ELT pipelines using orchestration (eg. Airflow)
- Cloud experience 

Plus points for:

- Entity reconciliation experience
- Google Cloud Platform experience 
- HR data domain experience
- Actively contributing to graph database research


  • Stock options
  • Pension Plan
  • Private Healthcare 
  • Unlimited Holiday (26 day min.) + Bank Holidays
  • First Friday of every month off
  • Winter company closure between Christmas and New Year
  • Family Friendly Leave Policies
  • Fully paid sabbaticals after 2 years and 4 years
  • Work from another country (up to 25 days a year)
  • Monthly focused Personal Development Days
  • Kindle and eBooks for all
  • Pet friendly office
  • Regular socials, events and annual company offsites

Learn about all our benefits here

Beamery is for Everybody. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to us. We acknowledge the challenges in our industry, and strive to develop an inclusive culture where everybody can contribute. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment for everyone, regardless of ethnicity, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, national origin, age, disability status or care-giver status. If for whatever reason you need us to make reasonable adjustments and adaptations to our recruitment process please let your recruiter know.

Visit our Diversity, Equality and Inclusion page to learn more about progress and commitments.


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