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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

The Data Lab aims to ensure equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, belief or race. Flexible working arrangements can be discussed. Appointment will be based on merit alone.

Senior Solutions Architect (Big Data) x 2 posts

The Data Lab are recruiting a Solutions Architect specialising in data and platform architectures. In this exciting new role you be delivering a new service The Data Lab are launching in April 2020. This service will be providing industry clients with consultancy to accelerate their time to value from data. You will be responsible for validating requirements; identifying and piloting potential solutions; defining solution architectures; identifying appropriate implementation methods and partners for customer/client projects. The role offers engagement with a wide range of customers and the opportunity to drive positive impact across Scotland.

This is a fixed term, full-time position initially for 2 years, with the possibility of extension.

Salary: This post is graded at UE08 with a full-time salary band of £41,526 – £49,553 per annum

Closing Date: Friday 24 January 2020 at 5pm (GMT.) We anticipate interviews being held early February 2020.

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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.


Scottish Funding Council – Analysis Officer – Data Analysis (2 posts)

The post-holders will provide expert support related to the analysis of college and university provision in Scotland in order to inform policy development across a wide range of areas including access, skills and funding. Key responsibilities of this post include working collaboratively with SFC colleagues to gather evidence, provide guidance, support projects and disseminate management information within and outwith the organisation; attending and contributing to committees and working groups as required with internal and external stakeholders. Other aspects of this post include drafting reports and papers and providing analytical support for internal or external projects as required.

Applicants should demonstrate strong analytical, oral and written communication skills together with the ability to interpret and explain complex information to audiences with varying degrees of expertise. Successful candidate must be a good team player who will work with internal and external colleagues to improve the development of evidence based policy across the organisation. Other key skills include a good understanding of data analysis and strong IT skills, including SAS or other programming experience. Degree level education (SCQF level 9) or equivalent experience, preferably in a subject with a substantial quantitative content, is also essential.

Desirable knowledge and experience include: awareness of the further and/or higher education sector; an understanding of data science; experience of using of SQL, SPSS, R and Business Intelligence tools such as Qlikview.

Closing date for applications: 9am, 4 February 2020.


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Data Scientist – Healthy Nibbles

We’re looking for someone with a robust analytical toolkit and ability to roll up their sleeves to help drive optimal business decisions and insights. In this role, you will have the opportunity to connect across multiple functions including Sales, Product, Customer Success and Marketing, providing analytical frameworks and insights to support strategic decisions.

Your mission is to provide insights to our teams that enable fast and accurate business decisions, build a data driven culture to empower our teams to uncover data insights on their own, and develop novel ways of looking at and understanding our data.

The insights you are providing will help shape employee engagement and nutrition in some of the biggest businesses around.

With several newly innovative offerings you’ll be expected to ask questions, connect the dots, and uncover opportunities that lie hidden within all with the ultimate goal of realising the data’s full potential.

To apply for the role:
Please send your CV to sara@healthynibbles.co.uk with ‘Data Scientist Application’ in the subject line.


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STEM Engagement Officer, Dingwall

The post holder will be required to comply with the Highland Council standards, operational policies and procedures and requirements in relation to health and safety and to safeguarding requirements.  To operate the Dingwall Newton Room and to ensure delivery of inspirational and interactive STEM activities to young people and to the general public in the local community.

Do you have an interest in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM)? Would you like to deliver inspiring practical activities to 10-14 year olds?


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