Machine Learning Consultant

Ref: ZR_DSLG_JOB  ·  Posted on 19 July 2024


Our client is incredibly passionate about providing data solutions to their clients within Defence and National Security and their enthusiasm has led to winning a number of key pieces of work that they are excited to deliver!

They are looking for a number of specialists Machine Learning experience to work closely with their clients to drive innovation and solve problems.

This role would suit someone who has worked in a customer facing/consultancy role within Defence and/or Government. At the more senior levels, you must be comfortable leading client engagements, managing teams and account management as required.

Minimum of 1-2 days per week on site, but consultants must be happy traveling up to 4 days per week to customer sites if required.

Key responsibilities
  • Work on client facing engagements, and at more senior levels lead the engagements and be the face of the project/programme
  • Gather client requirements and work together to ensure that their requirements are met from concept through to delivery
  • Create innovative solutions based on research of new and existing technologies
  • Solve complex problems by applying data science and machine learning techniques
  • Apply data science and machine learning techniques creatively to solve complex problems
  • Work with the customer’s data scientists to train, advise and deliver the solution
  • Give input to bids and proposals as required
  • If applicable, lead and manage technical teams and ensure their performance
  • Identify business development opportunities and areas for growth
  • Join our client’s data science community and work with colleagues in other sectors to come up with brilliant and innovative solutions
Skills & experience
  • Knowledge of Defence or National Security customers and their needs
  • Machine learning experience and ability to work with unstructured data
  • Experience applying data science and/or machine learning to customer problems
  • At the more senior levels, experience leading teams of data consultants and being accountable for their performance
  • Delivery focused – this role is all about delivering value to the client
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement skills, ideally within a consulting role
  • Python experience is essential
  • Other technologies such as Cloud, Jupyter, Computer Vision, Natural Language Processing applications will all be looked on favourably
  • Ability to convey complex and highly technical issues to less technical audiences
Additional benefits
  • Holidays, starting at 25 days a year
  • A flexible contributory pension arrangement with matching contributions
  • Life assurance of six times your core salary (up to a maximum of six times the Earnings Cap, in force at date of death)
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Personal accident insurance
  • Cash flexible benefits package depending on level

Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

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