Data Scientist

Data Scientist

Job Title: Data Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Salary: £55000 - £70000.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH17054_1621593542
Contact Name: Bradley Baxendale
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 21, 2021 11:39

Job Description

My client is a multi-disciplinary consultancy business, supporting clients across Aerospace, Defence, Rail, Utilities, Security and Technology, including Local and Central Government, Public Services and Blue Light services.

They currently have opportunities for Data Scientists/Data Analysts at various levels to join their team, delivering management consultancy and client-side support in the business and digital transformation space, focusing primarily on digital & technology enabled transformation, strategy, architecture development and business change integration.

Data Scientist/Data Analyst

With the increasing use of data, organisations need to respond to disruption of the digital era and the increasing pace, volatility, variety and scale of change that are now part of day-to-day business life. The purpose of this role is to provide architectural consultancy and expertise to clients on their Technology Roadmaps, Data Assurance, Data Security and Data Exploitation. You will be responsible for the definition of data architecture, data models, options and solutions to meet strategic business objectives, ensuring these designs and solutions are efficient, sustainable and fit-for-purpose for current and future business needs, increasing the value of clients' data, allowing them to increase their agility and business responsiveness and to deliver business value faster.

Responsibilities will include:
*Defining best practices for Data Management, assurance and security including data standards, reporting and analytics, working with clients to integrate these best practices into data governance and wider enterprise governance structures.
*Working with clients to formulate their vision and develop, communicate and deliver a roadmap to realise it.
*Translation of visions, goals, objectives and high-level requirements into clearly defined and actionable packages of work.
*Development of technology specifications that ensure new technology solutions are designed for optimal access and usefulness, for leveraging company data.
*Application of architectural and business concepts to design a solution that meets operational requirements, such as scalability, maintainability, security, reliability, extensibility, flexibility, availability and manageability.
*Enabling change by understanding existing business norms, identifying and capturing needs and recommending technical solutions that deliver value to clients and their key stakeholders.
*Use of Systems Thinking and Systems Engineering methods for enterprise level problem solving and design.
*Applying data architecture disciplines to new fields such as Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
*Producing a holistic view of the architecture which can be viewed and understood from a variety of viewpoints and levels.

To be considered for this role, candidates will need to be qualified to degree level as a minimum in a Science, Computing or Engineering subject, with proven work experience in a Data Architect, Data Scientist, Data Analyst or similar role. You will have experience with the use of Enterprise Architecture frameworks such as ISO42010, TOGAF, Zachman and the ITIL and IT4IT service architecture frameworks, as well as experience of information systems design and delivery, applying engineering rigour through Enterprise Architecture development methods and tools as appropriate.

You will have:
*In-depth understanding of database structure principles.
*Experience gathering and analysing system requirements.
*Expertise in SQL.
*Knowledge an inexperience in at least one of the following: UML, ERD, ETL, OLAP.
*Knowledge of Python or similar.
*Familiarity with data visualization tools (e.g. Tableau, Power BI and R).

You will need to be a strategic, driven and customer-facing team player with excellent stakeholder management experience and a focus on nurturing & developing strong relationships. You will have strong consulting skills, allowing you to capture and understand clients' challenges, so will need good negotiation and communication skills, as well as the ability to influence business decisions and formulate positive relationships with customers, strategic partners and colleagues. You will have proven analytical and problem-solving skills and will possess a strong interest and appreciation of technology trends and government IT strategy such as, Cloud, Internet of Things, Cyber Security, Big Data and digital service design and delivery.

Data Scientist/Data Analyst
Location: Gloucester 2
£negotiable DOE plus excellent benefits

Key Skills: Data Scientist, Data Analyst, Data Architecture, Data Management, Data Assurance, Data Security, Data Standards, Consultancy, Database, Requirements, Systems Thinking, systems Engineering, Enterprise Architecture, ISO42010, TOGAF, Zachman, ITIL, IT4IT, SQL, UML, ERD, ETL, OLAP, Python, Data Visualisation, Tableau, Power BI.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the nature of work undertaken at our client's site, incumbents of these positions are required to meet special nationality rules and therefore these vacancies are only open to British Citizens. Applicants who meet these criteria will also be required to undergo security clearance vetting, if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.

Electus Recruitment Solutions provides specialist engineering and technical recruitment solutions to a number of high technology industries. We thank you for your interest in this vacancy. If you don't hear from us within 7 working days, please presume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. You are of course free to resubmit your CV/details in the future and we shall assess your suitability at that time.

This role is a PERMANENT position.

Electus Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.