Data Scientist / Software Developer

Tessella Ltd

Graduate Position Permanent Abingdon/Ashby-de-la-Zouch/Stevenage/Warrington, UK

Uploaded 3 Nov 2020

Job Description

You will help our clients solve a variety of science and engineering problems. Projects can span a range of activities and your responsibilities will include:

  • Combining domain knowledge and technical skills to understand and solve the complex challenges facing our clients.
  • Using data science, analytics and a variety of analytical, statistical or machine learning techniques to interpret client data, helping them to make better-informed business decisions.
  • Designing and developing custom software solutions or tools (e.g. visualisation).
  • Building strong relationships, communicating and collaborating with clients and colleagues.

Our projects are exciting and rewarding and provide plenty of opportunities to learn and develop. They can be based either on client sites or in Tessella offices, so you will be expected to undertake regular travel, usually no more than one hour from your base office. You will be assigned to projects based on your existing skills and experience, but you will also be expected to quickly learn new domains and technologies and apply innovative thinking and transferable skills to solve new challenges.

Person Specification

We are looking for enthusiastic graduates and postgraduates, with a passion for problem solving, to join us. During your career at Tessella, you will learn and develop your skills, but before you join us you should have:

  • BSc (min 2.1), MSc or PhD in science, mathematics or engineering. We recruit scientists, mathematicians and engineers because they have the domain knowledge required to understand our clients’ industry-related challenges.
  • The ability to interpret complex data using a variety of analytical, statistical or machine learning techniques.
  • Software underpins many of the solutions we provide, so you need to have some programming skills. We do not expect you to be an expert, but a good grounding in one of our core languages is required: Java, Python, C, C#, C++, R, Matlab.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to explain complex concepts to clients and colleagues from all backgrounds.
  • The eagerness and capacity to quickly learn new domains and technologies.

Required