Data Scientist

Posted 02 February 2021
Salary£38000 - £52300 per annum + pension
LocationHalesowen, West Midlands
Job type Permanent

Job description

Data Scientist
Flexible location

We are looking for an experienced Data Scientist to join our team. This is a newly created role within the business. And is an exciting opportunity for someone to really make the role their own. In this role you will use analytical techniques to support business stakeholders in discovering opportunities and providing insights through data to understand and solve real problems. You will collaborate with the relevant IT stakeholders as technical/IT tasks will be fulfilled by IT Data Analytics team as part of IT Digital Solutions unit.

How you will do it
You will have a deep understanding of data analysis, statistics and machine learning algorithms.
You should be capable of working collaboratively IT teams to define and evolve our solutions, standards and processes to ensure products are delivered on-time, within budget and in accordance with the architectural vision and performance expectations.
The successful candidate will be proficient in working in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment requiring strong communication and teamwork skills as well as the ability to adapt to shifting priorities.

What we look for
*Master's/PhD degree in computer science, mathematics, statistics, electrical engineering or equivalent experience.
*Ability to read and understand research papers.
*Critical thinking, skepticism, ability to debunk jargon.
*Ability to translate complex problems into discrete solutions.
*Understanding of data analysis and machine learning algorithms.
*Experience of articulating business value from using data analysis and machine learning tools
*Experience in Agile delivery methodologies.
*Ability to work and collaborate effectively with cross functional teams located in different countries.
*Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
*Negotiation to agreement through discussion and compromise.
*Effectively communicate information whether oral or written means, suggestions, gestures or appearance.
*Experience in manufacturing or engineering sector
*Understanding challenges of field service sector
*Understanding financial reports & terminology