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Our aim is to support the Data Science community by creating links and increase visibility on current work and professional development opportunities. 

Jobs within The Data Lab

There are currently no vacancies within The Data Lab.

Jobs in Scotland

Unless indicated otherwise, the following opportunities are offered by organisations external to The Data Lab.  If you are interested or have any questions regarding any of these vacancies, please contact the offering organisation directly.


SICSA Data Science Theme Leader – applications invited

Applications are invited from academic staff at all SICSA member institutions for the role of SICSA Data Science Research Theme Leader.

The Data Science Theme Leader will play a key role in representing the SICSA Data Science theme and engage and co-ordinate activities to promote, champion and develop their communities.

The SICSA Theme Leader roles are part-time, taking approximately 5-10% of the working week.

Responsibilities are as follows:

  • Shaping the growth of the Research Theme and ensuring that the theme provides a clear and coherent community for researchers in Scotland;
  • Organising theme activities in-line with the above;
  • Budgetary decision-making and dealing with requests for theme-funding;
  • Encouraging engagement with the theme across SICSA and developing relationships with other groups where appropriate; including cooperating with the leaders of other SICSA themes, the SICSA Directors, and relevant Innovation Centres.

 Closing Date: 31st July 2019

To apply: 

Please download the guidelines and application form and submit your application to: Steven.Kendrick@Glasgow.ac.uk.

Theme Leaders Role Description

Application Form_SICSA Theme Leaders

https://www.sicsa.ac.uk/about-us/vacancies/

 


Operations Data Scientist (Permanent) – Vector Cuatro, Inverness

Vector Cuatro, a company of Falck Renewables, is one of the very few companies with experience in and dedicated to the complete value chain of Solar PV and Wind projects.

The main responsibility is to advise the business on the potential of data, through the use of advanced statistical analysis, data mining, etc, in order to enable enhanced business performance. Main duties will include the definition and development of algorithms for: – Production Forecasting, Maintenance Planning, Component Failure Prediction, Trend Analysis.

Secondary responsibilities will involve the extensive analysis and interpretation of site, turbine and meteorological data, resulting in the timely production of accurate performance and fault analysis reports.

The successful candidate will need to be familiar with the handling and analysis of large quantities of performance data to identify trends, isolate probable causes and communicate results both verbally and in report format to individuals at all levels within the company organisation.

Contact ycastro@vectorcuatrogroup.com for further information or to apply.


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Operations Analyst (Permanent) – Vector Cuatro, Inverness

Vector Cuatro, a company of Falck Renewables, is one of the very few companies with experience in and dedicated to the complete value chain of Solar PV and Wind projects.

The position will primarily involve the extensive analysis and interpretation of site, turbine and meteorological data, resulting in the timely production of accurate performance and fault analysis reports.

The successful candidate will need to be familiar with the handling and analysis of large quantities of performance data to identify trends, isolate probable causes and communicate results both verbally and in report format to individuals at all levels within the company organisation.

Contact ycastro@vectorcuatrogroup.com for further information or to apply.


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CodeClan seeking experienced data scientists/data analysts to be Data Instructors

CodeClan, Scotland’s National Digital Skills Academy, is launching their new immersive, intensive 14-wk Data Analysis Course in July. The course is aimed at giving people from non-tech backgrounds the opportunity to transition into becoming an entry-level data analysts, and is modelled on our successful 16-wk Professional Software Development course.

We are looking for experienced data scientists or data analysts to join our team of instructors at both our Edinburgh and Glasgow campuses. If you are looking for a change of pace, are interested in teaching and are familiar with R, Python and SQL with experience of delivering both visualisation and machine learning projects (ideally in a business context), come talk to us. We have full-time, part-time and short-term roles available. You don’t need to have teaching experience; a passion for data, the ability to explain complex concepts in a simple way and the desire to make a real difference to the skills of the future are a great platform to start from.

Apply online now or contact Sara Dodd (sara.dodd@codeclan.com) for more information.

 


Data Analyst – Big Partnership

Big Partnership is the biggest comms and digital marketing agency outside of London. We are looking for a Data Analyst to join our Glasgow Data Insight team. This is a rare opportunity to become part of a thriving business, which will offer the right candidate an exciting and challenging career.

The role will involve you working with data from multiple sources and producing analytical reports for the different business units within Big Partnership. You will be manipulating big numbers to produce daily, weekly and monthly reports as well as helping to manage key data sources across the business.

This role is ideal for a graduate in a numerate discipline who has at least 6 months’ experience in a data heavy role where you have gathered, modelled and interpreted diverse data sets. We need a problem solver with an enquiring mind, who can work to tight deadlines and brings a methodical approach to their work. It is also essential that you can present your findings to the rest of the business in terms that they will understand and be able to use to move the business forward.

You will need to have advanced Excel skills and a knowledge of other data analytics tools. SQL would also be an advantage.

This is a unique opportunity to join a growing organisation and to really make the role your own.

In return for your talent, we will provide a competitive salary, generous holiday allowance, a great team of colleagues for you to work with, and the chance to develop a challenging and rewarding career.

For further details please download pdf: Big P Data Analyst Jun 2019  

If this sounds like the kind of job you’ve been waiting for then apply today to Nicola Tweedie (nicola.tweedie@bigpartnership.co.uk) HR, BIG Partnership


NLP Engineer – Prodsight

Prodsight is on a mission to help companies spot customer issues earlier. By automatically analysing every piece of customer feedback we surface customer issues earlier and help companies inform solutions.

We are growing deep-tech startup headquartered in the centre of historic Edinburgh with a global customer-base and backed by leading investors.

Job brief

We are looking for a Natural Language Processing Engineer to help us build and improve Prodsight customer feedback analysis platform.

The responsibilities include transforming natural language data into useful features using NLP techniques to feed classification algorithms. To succeed in this role, you should possess outstanding skills in statistical analysis, machine learning methods and text representation techniques.

Your ultimate goal is to develop efficient self-learning NLP applications.


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2 x Data Engineer roles – Aridhia

Aridhia’s innovative AnalytiXagility digital research environment enables healthcare and research organisations to develop and accelerate new, data-driven approaches to healthcare. The growing team at Aridhia have an opening for an entry level Data Engineer and also for a commercially experienced Senior Data Engineer.

  • As a Senior Data Engineer you will support our customers in automation to make their data more findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable (FAIR data). Your technical and analytical skills will enable hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and universities to provide biomedical researchers access to the best data to their projects, while respecting patient privacy, consent and confidentiality.
  • As a Data Engineer you will support our customers in automation to make their data more findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable (FAIR data). Your technical and analytical skills will enable hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and universities to provide biomedical researchers access to the best data to their projects, while respecting patient privacy, consent and confidentiality.

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Head of Cyber Cluster – ScotlandIS

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated individual to join ScotlandIS and lead and develop the emerging cyber cluster in Scotland, building community, developing initiatives and collaborating with partners and stakeholders.

A high-profile role requiring both strong community development skills and sector knowledge, this new position will build on work already undertaken to understand and map the emerging cyberlandscape in Scotland. The post holder will engage with Scottish industry and other stakeholders to expand the cluster in Scotland, build a strong community of interest, attract inward investment and deliver a compelling international proposition. Reporting to the CEO, the Head of Cyberwill act as an advocate for the cluster, strengthening, representing and channeling this vital growing Scottish capability.

Highly effective at making things happen, with a good technical grasp of the emerging cyberlandscape, the Head of Cyber will develop a clear strategy and action plan to enhance capabilities across both the supply and demand elements of the cybersector, work with stakeholders in the private, public and the third sector, and liaise with experts within academia.

The post-holder must also be able to demonstrate success in business development as they will also be responsible for developing income streams to support cluster and broader activities.


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Cloud Platform Architect – Pivotal

At Pivotal, we’re changing the way the world builds software by helping organisations transform. Through adoption of our platform, tools, and methodology, these organisations have unleashed innovation and reduced time-to-market, spending less to maintain their existing application portfolio –and we can’t do it alone.

Platform Architects are thought leaders in the field of cloud-native application development and have strong opinions on how large enterprises should build modern software applications. They help our customers succeed by driving outcomes measured by tangible improvements in their software delivery.

Role

  • Present Pivotal vision, value & strategy to executives and technical management using a variety of methods
  • Ensure our customers succeed by working closely on different levels of abstractions; application frameworks, microservices, cloud solutions, containers, networking & infrastructure
  • Continuously learn through experimenting hands-on with new tools and sharing of findings with team & community.
  • Work collaboratively with Product Management, Marketing & Engineering to continually refine Pivotal products
  • Evangelise to the business and software community via shared mediums incl. Social media, articles, conferences, meetups, etc.

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Chief Technical Leader of Database – Huawei Edinburgh Research Centre

Huawei is seeking a Chief Technical Leader of database in its Edinburgh Research Centre with experience in Graph Database Engine research or development. The successful candidate will have at least participated in the implementation of a database product: either Relational or NoSQL database, such as MySQL, PostgreSQL and HBase, or Graph database, such as Neo4j and Giraph;and an understanding of database theory. We wish to recruit an expert who holds good technical skills, for building and leading the team. Excellent communication skills are also required.


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NLP Scientist – Huawei Edinburgh Research Centre

Huawei is seeking a Chief Technical expert in its Edinburgh Research Centre with experience in NLP. The successful candidate will have at least participated in Speech and Language team to build AI technology. We are looking for an expert with exclusive technical background and communication skills, who is able to explore opportunities or directions in NLP as well as build cooperation with top universities in UK. Base on the new direction, build a new team in Edinburgh Research Centre.


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Barrachd – Advanced Analytics Consultant (Predictive, AI, ML)

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, curious and intelligent individual to join a fast-growing analytics consultancy.

We are one of the UK’s top software businesses. Offering expertise in a wide range of data and analytics competencies – from creating complex planning solutions and automating BI reporting, to data warehousing and predictive analytics – our wide range of challenging opportunities continues to grow and we now need to add an Advanced Analytics Consultant to our team.

In this role you will help our customers go beyond the solid foundations of Business Intelligence and complex planning solutions, to employ data science techniques, machine learning, predictive modeling and other skills inherent to AI.

While some business or consultancy experience would be great, we are looking for someone who is intelligent, explorative and passionate about data to assist in the creation of scalable, efficient, automated processes; large scale data analysis; and model development & implementation.


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Digital Consultant – Optimat

Optimat is searching for a consultant with a background in digital technologies and markets. The consultant will work on a portfolio of projects for both public and private sector clients, collaborating with other consultants where appropriate. Typical projects include market assessment of new or emerging digital technologies and providing support to new digital technology initiatives and the development of the digital technology sector.


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