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Senior Data Scientist



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The Overview

Here at British Gas we are looking to improve the way we understand our customers and their needs for the future of energy consumption. We are looking for an experienced Senior Data Scientist Manager to join our Insights Team based at our HQ in Staines - TW18 (30 mins from Clapham Junction). At the moment we are undergoing an exciting period of transformation where as we implementing newer technologies such as smart meters which is giving us more “live” data than ever before which enables our decision making that puts the customer first. Some areas we are looking to implement where this role will be key is projects such as our British Gas Rewards initiative which will be the first in the industry.

  • Package circa: £100,000 – including bonus,

What will you be up to:

The Data & Insight Team is an enthusiastic team of Insight Analysts and Data Scientists .You will be looked to enable us to revolutionise how we use behavioural data for improving how we deal with and what we the offer to our millions of customers

You’ll report into Head of Analytics and be responsible for the design and delivery of advanced analytical and data science capabilities within British Gas’s UK Home. You will be looked to identify and deliver opportunities to improve the performance of UK Home through delivering an advanced analytics capability including machine learning and statistical models. You will also have the opportunity to be working across the team to help develop and improve the underlying data science capabilities

Who we are looking for:

Our perfect applicant will be someone with extensive machine learning and modelling experience, within a data rich environment as well as strong experience in statistics (time series analysis, data mining, advanced clustering, data modelling). You will also need to have experience within SQL and scripting languages coding such as Python, Perl, and Hadoop. As this role will face off into the senior leadership team you will also be able to demonstrate strong stakeholder skills as well the ability to translate technical information to a non technical audience

The Company

British Gas, part of the Centrica Group, supplies gas and electricity to UK residential and business customers, provides central heating and gas appliance installation and maintenance and low-carbon and energy efficient products and services.

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button. Please upload your cover letter and CV as one document.

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To request an update on this role, or if you have any problems uploading your CV please email alaister.mortlock@centrica.com typing ‘Update required: Senior Data Scientist R9916023’ in the subject title.

Agencies: Centrica operate a preferred supplier arrangement, however if you wish to be considered at the next review session please submit a brief overview of your capability to PSL@centrica.com.