Join the journey

Calling all impatient optimists, passionate experts and fearless challengers

We’re building a truly world-leading team of like-minded individuals determined to build an extraordinary platform that protects our planet and its resources.

You’ll join a team of passionate scientists, engineers, developers and innovators developing cutting-edge machine learning, maths, science and data to empower decision-makers to devise strategies that benefit people and the planet.

If you’re seeking a career that combines the power of leading-edge technology and science with positive impact, we’d love to hear from you.

Life at Cervest

People are at the heart of our mission – we believe in seeking excellence and then taking the best possible care of our people. Besides great work, there are plenty of benefits to being part of the team. They’re evolving as we do, but here are some to expect.


  • £1000 each year to expand your knowledge through training, books and wider development activities
  • Opportunities to learn from world-class experts at organisations like the Alan Turing Institute and the Met Office
  • 10% of your time can be used for projects that help us meet Cervest’s mission outside your day-to-day responsibilities
  • Regular knowledge-sharing sessions within and across teams


  • 30 days holiday each year – 22 to take as you choose, plus 8 bank holidays
  • The entire office closes between Christmas and New Year

Health and Wellbeing

  • Paid sick leave for physical and mental health needs
  • Access to Spill, for video or text-based counselling and holistic mental health support
  • Fresh fruit, tea, coffee and healthy food prioritised for team lunches
  • Everyone has a plant that they own and take care of in the office
  • Spend up to £1,000 on a bike through our cycle-to-work scheme


  • Regular team and company activities that cater to the different life circumstances of our employees
  • Regular AMAs with company leadership
  • Genuine input into our culture as we grow rapidly
  • Strong flexible-working and remote culture

Work-Life Balance

  • Paid maternity, paternity, adoption or shared parental leave
  • Flexibility in working times with a focus on getting the job done rather than if you’re sat at your desk
  • Ability to work remotely some of the time – we try to balance making sure we’re building the team together with supporting people to work in the best environment for them


  • Automatic enrolment into our pension scheme with Aviva

Open positions at Cervest

Ernesta Baniulyte

Ernesta Baniulyte 
Lead Product Designer

Ernesta has been a full-stack product designer for more than five years. She has valuable experience in the B2B, B2C and B2B2C worlds, and while working at both agencies and product/service companies, she has learned to develop UX research infrastructures to support strategy.

At Cervest, Ernesta contributes to all stages of the product development process – from initial ideation to the exacting detail of UI design – finding new ways to visualise data, and ensure our product is intuitive and user friendly.

Ernesta’s decision to join Cervest was inspired by her desire to make the world a safer, better and more aware place.

Ramani Lachyan 
Junior Research Scientist

Ramani joined Cervest after obtaining her Master’s in Physics from ETH, Zurich. She brings with her valuable experience gained through working on model building and data simulation pertaining to neutrino physics.

Ramani has joined Cervest as a Junior Research Scientist and will be working on creating algorithms that allow for the extraction of physical observables from data from a range of sources.


Lukas Scholtes 
Statistical Scientist

Lukas completed his maths BSc at ETH Zurich, followed by an MSc in statistics at Imperial College. He wrote his MSc thesis in collaboration with Cervest, on the modelling of North American wheat yields via Bayesian parametric and non-parametric methods.

Following an internship in the NGO sector in Bangladesh and a stint in the world of fintech, Lukas comes to Cervest, excited to apply himself to the challenges that are arising as a consequence of unsustainable land-use policies and climate change.

Aidan Coyne
Junior Researcher

Aidan is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences in Science and Engineering at University College London with a focus on computer science and data informatics.

At Cervest, Aidan is working on researching and assimilating a database of articles categorising the reasons for extreme decreases in crop yields across Europe. The information will be used to help predict the impact of weather events on crop yield and contribute to  Cervest’s ability to bring clarity to decision making around climatic and extreme events.

While studying, she also volunteers with environmental conservation groups and youth engagement programmes.

Alex Rahin
Chief Product and Technology Officer

Alex is an entrepreneurial technology leader with over 25 years of hands-on experience in developing and executing innovative product and technology strategies.

Prior to Cervest, Alex served as Chief Product & Technology Officer at Beamly, a technology and data company delivering data platforms & infrastructure, data & content management solutions, and AI-powered eCommerce analytics, leading Beamly to a successful exit in 2020.

Before working at Beamly, Alex served as Chief Data Officer at Just Eat, where he built an end-to-end data organization, leading the company’s data-driven transformation with the launch of a unified customer data platform and scalable machine learning products

Earlier in his career, Alex held prominent roles at Zalando, Amazon, Microsoft, Intel, Hewlett Packard, and three technology startups achieving successful exits in all three.

Alex holds a BSc in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from UC Berkeley.