Data Scientist

Job Type:
Job Sector:
£30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Salary Description:
£30000 - £40000 Per Annum
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Data Scientist - Aberdeen

6 month Contract

Salary - £30k - £40k + Pension + 33days Holidays + Membership to Legal Access Scheme

The Client

Our client is a leading provider of data science and predictive analysis services for the oil and gas industry. The company 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.

The Role

The successful candidate would be required to provide analysis of large quantities of data, identifying anomalies, trends, and areas of further investigation while constantly looking to implement efficiency savings in existing operational processes.

The candidate should:

Be qualified on or above BSC in Data science / applied analytics or similar
Possess knowledge and experience of statistical modelling techniques and the development of mathematical algorithms
Have a proven ability in big data analysis and be able to identify anomalies and trends using a range of methodologies

Responsibilities and Duties

The successful candidate will be required to:
Support the companies Service delivery by undertaking daily analysis as assigned by the VP Data Science
Support the companies Service development plan by delivering innovative applications of data science methodologies to enhance the service and improve efficiency

Personal Specification

Excellent communication skills
Analytical thinking and problem solving
Successful experience of team-working
Machine learning advantageous
IOT / Machinery / Equipment / System data experience would be a bonus
Proficient in MS Office Oil & Gas Experience
Experience of predictive analytics
Technically curious Principal component and multi variate techniques
Pattern recognition and machine learning Proficient in Python (other programming languages beneficial)
Working experience in SharePoint Disposition


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.
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 Chief Operating Officer (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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Contact Details:
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Tel: 0845 450 6635
Contact: Hamera

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