The opportunity

  • Lead a great team building an awesome web platform that will revolutionise our industry
  • Make an impact in the green energy / renewables sector
  • Working with leading technologies such as AI, Machine Learning, Computer Vision & Big Data

The company

At Rovco we are developing the platform for mobile autonomous robotics starting with the offshore renewable energy sector. Our R&D department produces state of the art camera systems coupled with the latest in machine learning techniques. We use this to deploy underwater robots on wind farms where they perform visual surveys and output detailed 3D models.

To keep them connected we have built an Intelligent Data Platform that integrates with our state-of-the-art AI driven camera system and the latest machine learning techniques.

As our Cloud Native Platform Team Lead, you will lead a growing team through the continued development and deployment of an expansive new platform for mobile industrial robotics. You and the team will deliver a platform that spans Big Data, Machine Learning pipelines, video processing and GIS in the cloud through to processing and ingest on the edge, autonomous robotics and delivery to the customer through the web.

We are seeking a proactive team lead with an entrepreneurial mindset, who will push our development schedule forward in the immediate term whilst keeping our ambitious longer term goals in mind. The ideal candidate would be somebody looking to make an impact in an exciting and growing industry whilst maintaining their hands-on skills.


Strong leadership skills in full stack development teams.

Previous experience building cloud native infrastructure on AWS.

Technical strength across the whole stack including Django, React, and Typescript.

Up to date knowledge of the web/cloud tools ecosystem.

Previous work on platform development / SAAS


Experience of large scale data management: data lakes, warehouses and delivery systems.


Experience with security and authorisation.

Implementation of machine learning pipelines.


People join Rovco because they can identify with our vision. They feel excited by the opportunity to leave their mark, and produce something that is used to solve real world problems.

We appreciate our team’s passion and drive to perform at the highest level, so offer a competitive salary, flexible/remote working, 33 days holiday, private pension, medical insurance scheme, cycle to work scheme, season ticket benefit (not loan) if you want to work in our central Bristol or Edinburgh office (at least once the world goes back to a close normal state)!

We are shaping our culture around our team, encouraging and supporting learning activities and we want our employees to be part of a team that goes above and beyond good performance, we believe doing things together makes us more cohesive and creates an enjoyable place to spend our working hours in.

We tend to keep our job ads wide to capture interesting people with different skills and experience, so even if you do not tick all the boxes but you are excited about the job and feel confident you could hit the ground running please send us your CV.

Job details

£65,000 - £80,000
Full Time£65,000 - £80,000

Skills required

Perks & benefits

Private Health
Travel Loan
Bike Loan
Subsidised Learning