Lead Data Scientist

Ref: ZR_6761_JOB  ·  Posted on 29 April 2022


You will be required to hold a minimum of DV. If you do not hold an active DV clearance, please familiarise yourself with the vetting process before applying.

Company Cultures:

  • Our client is a world-class engineering consultancy. They enable their clients to maximise the investments in science and technology. Trusted by government and industrial partners worldwide, they deliver technology-based Research and Development services, provide independent advice, and solve technically challenging problems
  • Our client makes it their business to understand the clients' key issues to provide end-to-end tailored solutions.
  • With extensive experience in communications systems, electronic sensors, and information assurance and in both the civil and military domains, they understand the technical complexities of modern and future systems. The team of over 350 engineering consultants develop new concepts, capabilities and systems to protect what matters most to their clients.
  • Our client remains a British centre of excellence for world-class innovation and engineering.

You will work 3 days at home and 2 days in the office.

You will be responsible for leading delivery teams in the development of technical solutions for National Security customers that have a focus on data services

You have deep knowledge in a number of areas and this is an opportunity to use that experience to define novel technical approaches.

Key responsibilities
  • Technical leadership of teams with mixed technical abilities including data engineering, machine learning, cloud, DevOps, and software engineering
  • Lead on engagements with customers
  • Prepare and contribute to technical proposals and bids
  • Work effectively with Delivery Management to escalate risks, plan deliveries, and resourcing skills
  • Support customer account team by contributing to business development strategy
Skills & experience
  • Designing and building scalable data platforms
  • Analytical techniques for extracting insight from a variety of data sources
  • Visualisation of complex data
  • Machine learning
  • At least one programming language (e.g. Python, Java, C++)
  • DevOps techniques for supporting repeatable deployment and testing
  • Cloud technologies (AWS/Azure/GCP)
  • Experience with Agile (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, SAFe) leadership roles (e.g. Scrum Master, Product Owner)

Our client is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion. Their working environment is friendly, innovative and inclusive.  They can accommodate flexible working arrangements, and support a diverse work-force and those with additional needs.

Additional benefits
  • Flexi Leave and Flexi Time Scheme
  • Annual Holiday
  • Flexible Benefits
  • Sickness Benefit
  • Business Performance Related Bonus
  • Share Save Plan
  • Pension scheme
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