Data Scientist


Reporting to the Head of Data Science, you will be actively involved in designing and developing pioneering data solutions.

You’ll involve algorithm design & development, data analysis & modelling, prototyping on large datasets and also some level of software development.

You’ll also possess practical statistical knowledge to be able to extract meaningful insights from data.

To be brilliant 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
•Able to models on large data sets (ideally Python & Jupyter notebook, …)
•Demonstrable work experience where you’ve applied data science
•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)
•Educated to PhD level degree or have 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

•You’ll be enthusiastic, keen to solve problems and learn new skills
•Curious about data and data technology
•Persistent and thorough with strong attention to detail
•Enjoy working in a diverse, multi-skilled team
•Self-reliant and motivated, someone who will add value

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.

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