Data Scientist

Location:

London (UK)

Job type:

Permanent

Overview

Data Scientist

Location; London

Salary range; circa £ competitive + annual bonus, and excellent package

We are looking for an experienced Data Scientist to join the Data Science Team @ Connected Home, Centrica.

In this role you’ll be actively involved in designing and developing pioneering data solutions.

The role will involve algorithm design & development, data analysis & modelling, prototyping on large datasets and also some level of software development. You’ll need to possess practical statistical knowledge to be able to extract meaningful insights from data.

To be brillaint in this role you will have/be

  •  Strong applied mathematics and engineering skills, ideally including: 
    • Machine Learning and Pattern Recognition 
    • Statistics and probability 
    • Signal processing 
  • Software development skills at a level to be able to prototype algorithms and run models on large data sets (ideally Python & Jupyter notebook, …) 
  • Demonstrable work experience where you’ve applied data science and worked with developers/data engineers bringing data science into production 
  • Exposure to db and data technologies (our current stack includes MySQL, ElasticSearch, Cassandra, Kafka and Spark) 
  • Qualified to a PhD level or have the relevant work experience 
  • Excellent spoken and written communication skills, being able to explain complex ideas and concepts to audiences from different backgrounds and disciplines 
  • Good user-level understanding of OS (ideally Linux) 
  • Excellent general problem solving abilities

The Person

We’re looking for an enthusiastic individual, who is keen to solve problems and learn new skills. You’re curious about data and data technology, persistent and thorough with strong attention to detail.

You will need to enjoy working in a diverse, multi-skilled team, as well as be self reliant and motivated, being motivated by adding value

The Company

Centrica plc, a FTSE 100 company, has operations in UK, North America and Europe. With 30+ million customer-product relationships, Centrica's vision is to become the leading integrated supplier of energy and related services for its chosen markets and maximise value to shareholders. Centrica's brand names include British Gas, Direct Energy (North America). At Centrica, our purpose is to help people today and secure energy for tomorrow.

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

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

To request an update on this role, or if you have any problems uploading your CV please email carla.welch@britishgas.co.uk typing ‘Update required: Data Scientist R9934881’ 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.

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