Data Scientist at HAL-AI Lab, Portsmouth, 6 Months, £Contract Rate

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  • Portsmouth, UK
  • Oct 05, 2020
6 Months or more

Contract Description

Would you like to apply your specialist knowledge and problem-solving ability to a range of varied data sets within one of the UK’s leading Defence Companies? We currently have a vacancy for a Data Scientist at our site in Portsmouth.

As a Data Scientist, you will be undertaking original research and complex problem-solving tasks to enhance HAL’s knowledge base and capability within the field. Additionally, as part of an established capability with leadership backing to develop new ways to gain insight from data, there will also be opportunities to develop data science use cases in other business areas. Along with this you will have the opportunity to engage with academics and specialist within external technology companies and work alongside other data scientists within HAL.

This role will provide you with the opportunity to work within a growing and developing team of likeminded Data Scientists, collaborating and sharing ideas across the team whilst gaining exposure across the Business.

  • Your main responsibilities as a Data Scientist will involve: *

On a day to day basis use a subset of data science techniques, such as Machine Learning (including supervised, unsupervised, semi-supervised learning), Data Mining, Prescriptive and Predictive Analytics to improve business capability in warship sustainment

Apply designated quantitative techniques, including statistics, time series analysis, optimization, and simulation to deploy appropriate models for analysis and prediction

Understand and use different performance and accuracy metrics for model validation in analytics projects, hypothesis testing, and information retrieval

Support development of required data analytics for organizational tasks, integrate data analytics and processing applications into organization workflow and business processes to enable agile decision making

Visualise results of data analysis, design dashboards and use storytelling methods

Analyse large and complex datasets to provide clear and actionable insights for a range of business problems.

Research and assess new data science techniques via literature reviews and engagement with academia / system subject matter experts.

Support the effective use of data within the business.

Engage with data science / analytics capabilities

  • Your skills and qualifications: *
  • Essential: *

Background in Statistics, Data Science and Machine Learning

Knowledge of Python and R statistical tool set

Understand and ability to use Machine Learning Models

Ability to work with a range of data types and sources

A degree in a related subject or equivalent experience

Strong communication skills to communicate well within the team and with a range of Customers.

  • What we 're looking for in you: *

You will be a strong communicator allowing you to interact with and collaborate with a range of internal stakeholders. Collaboration and the ability to discuss technical and complex information to a range of non-technical stakeholders and functional business leaders, will also be key to success in this role.