Senior Data Scientist




IT & Internet


£40,000 to £60,000 Per Annum


UK nationwide, remote

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Data Scientist (Senior) – Remote Working

Salary: £40k - £60k + Pension + Life Assurance + Healthcare + 33days Holidays + Other benefits

The Client:

Our client is a leading provider of data science and predictive analysis services for the oil and gas industry. They work closely with oil and gas operating companies as a remote extension of their asset teams; helping them to solve complex problems, improve efficiency, reduce costs and mitigate risks by making better use of their operational data.

Job Overview:

The successful candidate will have experience deploying the latest Data Science analytic technologies, Machine learning and AI to solve practical and commercial/industrial challenges. They will be capable of supervising, developing and mentoring Data Analysts and Scientists. A key element of the role will involve the development and use of a range of analytics tools to perform analysis of large quantities of data, identifying anomalies, trends, and areas of further investigation.

This role also provides specific inputs to the product development program of X-PAS™ Operational Stability and Emissions Reduction and will be involved in coaching super users and users of the platform. In addition, they will be constantly looking to design and implement process, procedure and technology enhancements using the latest technologies and AI that efficiency savings in the existing operational processes and offer added value to their customers.

The candidate should have:

  • 5-10 years’ experience in applied Data Science
  • Be qualified to at least BSc level in Data Science / Applied Analytics or similar; PhD or other further qualification advantageous, but only if combined with proven practical track record
  • Possess knowledge and experience of statistical modelling techniques, development of novel analytical approaches and use of mathematical / machine learning algorithms
  • Have a proven ability in big data analysis, be able to identify anomalies and trends, and create and apply predictive models using a range of methodologies and approaches
  • Have experience in working within a multi-discipline team

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • The successful candidate will be required to:
  • Support the development of tools and applications
  • Undertake complex data analysis
  • Articulate prioritised insights to various multi-disciplined stakeholders in a clear and concise manner
  • Support the X-PAS™ and emissions.AI platform development plan by making recommendations for innovative applications of advanced data science methodologies, including developing robust plans for execution covering enhancements and functionality improvements
  • Manage the portfolio of enhancements through supervision of the team of Data Scientists (delegated through the VP Data Science
  • Provide mentoring and development guidance to the Data Science team in the areas of advanced Data Science and Analytics | Machine Learning & AI

Personal Specification:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Analytical thinking and problem solving
  • Self-motivation
  • Successful experience of team-working
  • Experienced in Principal component and multi variate techniques
  • Experienced in predictive analytics, pattern recognition machine learning and AI
  • Understands the importance of making analysis structured, repeatable and automated
  • IOT / Machinery / Equipment / System data experience would be a bonus
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Oil & Gas Experience advantageous
  • Technically curious
  • Proficient in Python and R (other programming languages beneficial)


  • Ability to work independently on own initiative and to contribute as part of a team
  • Willingness and ability to be flexible
  • Ability to get on well with a wide variety of people across multiple disciplines
  • Patient and able to cover the same issue with different people
  • Able to work under pressure, meet deadlines and handle multiple tasks
  • Able to use initiative effectively
  • Accurate and pays attention to detail
  • High energy, “can-do” attitude

Variation of Duties:

The duties and responsibilities outlined within this Job Description should not be construed as a complete and exhaustive list, as it is not the intention to limit in any way the scope or functions of this position. With the agreement of the COO, these duties and responsibilities may be amended from time to time by addition, deletion or modification to reflect changing circumstances or shifts in organizational requirements.

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