Data Scientist


De Montfort University
Temp - Perm
37.5 hours
Smart Casual




We are looking to recruit a Data Scientist to join our client's growing team for high-performance systems in the fields of robotics, automotive, aerospace, marine, utilities and renewable-energy.

The role is to work on a full time basis working 37.5 hours per week. The working hours are 9:00-17:30 Monday to Friday. The role is temp to perm after a set duration working as a temporary member of staff.

Please note that this is a role with an external client and not within De Montfort University.

The rate of pay is based on a salary of £26,000. However, the pay is negotiable depending on experience and up to £35,000.

Responsibilities will include: collecting and analysing large volumes of data, developing machine-learning models, developing dynamics estimations, simulations and computer vision solutions.

This is not a graduate level role; we are seeking someone with experience outside of university, at the very least where recreational interest is shown and has developed a capability which demonstrates a deep knowledge and passion for the subject, preferably with at least 3 years’ experience in similar roles as the timescales and complexities regularly requires team members to have prior depth of knowledge to be able to keep pace.
• PhD/MSc in Computer Science/Mathematics or relevant field
• Mathematical proficiency
• Proficiency in programming language of choice
• Strong analytical and problem solving ability
• Algorithm design
• Collecting/cleaning/interpreting data
• Data visualisation
• Debugging and performance profiling
• Estimate project timescales
• Test, analyse and verify against requirements
• Neural networks (e.g. Tensorflow/PyTorch/Keras)

Additional Skills:
• Computer Vision (e.g. OpenCV)
• Photogrammetry
• Visual odometry
You will be required to work from the clients office Monday to Friday.
Please note that this is a role with an external client and not within De Montfort University.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, any indicated closing date is subject to change at the hiring manager’s discretion. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of applying for the role, unfortunately your application has not been successful in this instance.

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If you apply to and are successful in securing this position, you will need to undertake an in person Right to Work Check on the De Montfort University Campus, before starting work. This is effective from Monday 17th May and is due to government guidance here Right to Work Checks are a legal requirement for paid work and checks will be completed in a COVID secure environment. Please email if you have any questions.

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