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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.

There are currently no vacancies within The Data Lab.

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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.


Data Analysis and Development Lead- Rocket Science

Data Analysis and Development Lead– London, Newcastle or Edinburgh

Purpose of job: To lead the development of our services around data analytics, interactive data tools and data visualisation, deliver data solutions on a wide variety of our consultancy and grant management projects and advise and support the adoption and use of appropriate analytic and visualisation software and tools.

We are a values led consultancy with a high reputation for the quality of our work and our influence on both policy and practice. We are now looking for a data expert to join our growing organisation. You can be based in any of our three teams, though for the foreseeable future you will work from a home base and we will provide all the office equipment you need to work comfortably and efficiently from home.

We have a class leading staff development programme with a highly supportive supervision and mentoring approach. In 2019 we were accredited at Gold level as both Investors in People and Investors in Young People. We were one of the first companies to sign up to the Scottish Business Pledge, we also have an advanced accreditation for the North of Tyne Good Work Pledge, we are a Mindful Employer charter signatory, are Disability Confident committed, and an accredited Living Wage employer.

If you would like an informal discussion about this role, or have any questions about the application process, please contact Caroline Masundire at caroline.masundire@rocketsciencelab.co.uk or on 07910 062429.


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Principal Information Analyst- NHS Scotland

In a data driven world, nothing is more critical than finding out exactly what is going on around you.
Help us tell that story through harnessing the power of data

Job Description 
We have an amazing opportunity for you to join our growing team.  As one of our Principle Information Analysts, you will:
•    Lead a team of analysts to develop, compile and present important statistics to a wide audience, including NHS Scotland, NHS Boards, Scottish Government, other partner organisations, and the general public
•    Apply advanced skills in handling, manipulating, analysing, interpreting & summarising complex data
•    Direct, manage, motivate and develop a team
•    Build, maintain effective relationships with a range of stakeholders across various sectors
•    Lead teams through times of change and transition to new ways of working

For further information, please email phs.analystrecruitment@phs.sco 


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Data Scientist- University of Glasgow

Data Scientist – Data Storytelling Engineer

Job Purpose

As part of the Urban Big Data Centre (UBDC) you will be responsible for developing data driven dashboards, interactive visualisations and other forms of immersive data storytelling that enhance the accessibility, value and impact of outputs, analyses, and indicators. Funded by UKRI-ESRC, UBDC exists to promote innovative research methods and the use of novel forms of data to improve social, economic, and environmental well-being in cities. UBDC delivers analyses with demonstrable impacts on public policy, society and industry and offers essential data infrastructure. Among other stakeholders, UBDC faces demands from a range of audiences for accessible intelligence on trends relating to mobility, housing and neighborhoods, economic activity, education, skills and labour market and social interaction. The successful candidate will be an experienced developer, creatively adept, technically proficient, comfortable engaging with collaborators from academic, industry and policy communities and capable of producing rapid creative solutions that meet identified needs.

You will work under the supervision of the UBDC’s Senior Data Science Manager, alongside existing researchers and data science specialists and with colleagues from project partner institutions. Drawing on centre data resources, APIs, models and analytic outputs, you will be responsible for producing accessible and attractive visual and interactive resources that reflect policy and operational needs. You will be able to demonstrate skills and experience such as front-end development, data visualisation, UI/UX user-centred design, spatial data representation and web programming, complementing existing data and information management and analytical capacity within the Centre. Your contribution will enhance UBDC’s legacy research and data service functions. You will work with Centre staff and government partners to identify requirements, translate these into agreed interface designs and be responsible for their implementation and evaluation. You will be required to be adaptable to learn new methods and technologies, capable of working with people with varying technical proficiencies, and work effectively independently as well as collaboratively within a team.

 


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Cyber Essentials Assessor – Remote

Location: Scotland

Job type: Permanent

Sector: Technology and Change

Salary: £25k – 30k per year + training budget

Forward Role have been retained by Closed Door Security to look for a Cyber-Essentials Assessor to help clients in the Western isles of Scotland. This job would be an excellent gateway into InfoSec if you are looking to break into it and would involve working from home for a lot of the time with some travel to the western isles of Scotland to help businesses there.

Closed door is looking to dominate the western side of Scotland and there is a huge appetite for infosec over there, with the isles being the worst affected community for cyber-attacks in the UK last year there is certainly room for growth to help! This should mean joining a company that will grow quickly and as you’d be part of it then you’ve got a golden ticket to upgrade your career with them that you would not get elsewhere.

Requirements:

  • CE Assessor certification, or you are confident you can pass within a month of joining the company
  • You need 2 years’ experience in IT, can be something like IT helpdesk for example
  • If you can speak Scots Gaelic it would be beneficial but not a requirement for the job.

If you would like to apply for this position or for a confidential discussion about working as a penetration tester or ethical hacker contact Paul Charles on 07935431460 or email paul@forwardrole.com


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Software Instructor: Code Clan

How would you like to join an award-winning organisation providing training for people across Scotland in digital technologies skills? We are CodeClan, a digital skills academy with opportunities to join the classroom instructor team and guide the digital workforce of the future in their learning. Due to the growth of our Software Development course we now have vacancies in our campuses in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Role Description

Core purpose

To deliver courses to students on the 16-week Professional Software Development course and on the range of CodeClan short courses. To actively support and work with students with classroom, lab and project work on a one-to-one basis and in small groups. To provide technical guidance, problem-solving support and mentoring to students. To guide and mentor Assistant Instructors and Technical Assistants. To support development of new courses in line with business needs.  To support Cohort Leads and Senior Instructors in managing the delivery of courses.

Responsibilities

Delivery of lessons and provision of support to students during lessons and assignments ensuring that:

•  To deliver all content on the intensive and short courses offered by CodeClan
•  Deliver webinar and taster session content
•  Assist in delivering content for careers week
•  When required, help ensure course content is in line with curriculum and complies with SQA accreditation requirements
•  Review of notes, materials and/or learning resources is provided when required
•  Assistance provided in writing and developing course content
•  Technical Assistants and Assistant Instructors are provided with mentoring and support for their personal development
•  Support is provided to Senior Instructors and HR with recruitment of instructors.
•  Attend/complete professional development programmes as required
•  Discipline in the classroom is managed in line with the Student Code of Conduct
•  Feedback is provided to students on their progression
•  Student learning or behaviour issues are identified and appropriate staff notified
•  Assistance is provided in Meet Your Cohort, Student Journey, Webinar, and Taster activities
•  Own skills and knowledge of course curriculum is extended and consolidated
•  Training completed throughout role to ensure you are confident and able to lead the course at a later date
•  Alignment with CodeClan’s business objectives and our values at all times

If you think that this role sounds like a good fit for you, send us your CV and a short note saying what you think you can bring to the role to: jobs@codeclan.com 


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Software Assistant Instructor: Code Clan

How would you like to join an award-winning organisation providing training for people across Scotland in digital technologies skills? We are CodeClan, a digital skills academy with opportunities to support the classroom instructor team as an Assistant Instructor and guide the digital workforce of the future in their learning. Due to the growth of our Software Development course we now have vacancies in our campuses in Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Role Description

Core purpose

To deliver courses to students on the 16-week Professional Software Development course. To provide support to students on short courses at CodeClan. To actively support and work with students with classroom, lab and project work on a one-to-one basis and in small groups. To provide technical guidance, problem-solving support and mentoring to students. To develop own teaching and facilitation skills. To deliver lessons supported by Instructors. To support new TA’s joining the team.

Responsibilities

Delivery of lessons and provision of support to students during lessons and assignments ensuring that:

•  Participate in teaching lessons under supervision of Instructors
•  Provide technical assistance to students: debugging code, provide support on homeworks, assist students with technical issues
•  Issues are identified and students supported promptly
•  Class notes and materials are given to students in a timely manner
•  Instructor team members are supported in lessons, labs and project delivery
•  TA is assisted in making sure accurate student attendance and homework records are maintained
•  Review of notes, materials and/or learning resources is provided when required
•  Feedback is provided to students on their progression
•  Student learning or behaviour issues are identified and appropriate staff notified
•  Assistance is provided in Meet Your Cohort, Student Journey, Webinar, and Taster activities
•  Own skills and knowledge of course curriculum is extended and consolidated
•  Training completed throughout role to ensure you are confident and able to teach broadly on the course at a later date
•  Alignment with CodeClan’s business objectives and our values at all times

If you think that this role sounds like a good fit for you, send us your CV and a short note saying what you think you can bring to the role to: jobs@codeclan.com


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Data Instructor: Code Clan

How would you like to join an award-winning organisation providing training for people across Scotland in digital technologies skills? We are CodeClan, a digital skills academy with opportunities to join the classroom instructor team and guide the digital workforce of the future in their learning.

Due to the growth of our Data Analysis course we now have vacancies in our campus in Edinburgh. Please note, this is a full time, on site position.

Role Description

Core Purpose

To deliver courses to students on the 14-week Professional Data Analysis course and on the range of CodeClan short courses. To actively support and work with students with classroom, lab and project work on a one-to-one basis and in small groups. To provide technical guidance, problem solving support and mentoring to students. To guide and mentor Assistant Instructors and Technical Assistants. To support development of new courses in line with business needs. To support Cohort Leads and Senior Instructors in managing the delivery of courses.

Responsibilities

Delivery of lessons and provision of support to students during lessons and assignments ensuring that

  • To deliver all content on the intensive and short courses offered by CodeClan
  • Deliver webinar and taster session content
  • Assist in delivering content for careers week
  • When required, help ensure course content is in line with curriculum and
    complies with SQA accreditation requirements
  • Review of notes, materials and/or learning resources is provided when
    required
  • Assistance provided in writing and developing course content
  • Technical Assistants and Assistant Instructors are provided with mentoring and support for their personal development
  • Support is provided to Senior Instructors and HR with recruitment of instructors.
  • Attend/complete professional development programmes as required
  • Discipline in the classroom is managed in line with the Student Code of Conduct
  • Feedback is provided to students on their progression
  • Student learning or behaviour issues are identified and appropriate staff
    notified
  • Assistance is provided in Meet Your Cohort, Student Journey, Webinar, and Taster activities
  • Own skills and knowledge of course curriculum is extended and consolidated
  • Training completed throughout role to ensure you are confident and able to lead the course at a later date
  • Alignment with CodeClan’s business objectives and our values at all times

If you think that this role sounds like a good fit for you, send us your CV and a short
note saying what you think you can bring to the role to jobs@codeclan.com, no later than 5pm on 20th September.


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Assistant Data Instructor: Code Clan

How would you like to join an award-winning organisation providing training for people across Scotland in digital technologies skills? We are CodeClan, a digital skills academy with opportunities to join the classroom instructor team and guide the digital workforce of the future in their learning. Due to the growth of our Data Analysis course we now have vacancies in our campus in Edinburgh.

Please note, this is a full time, on site position.

Role Description

Core Purpose

To deliver courses to students on the 14 week Professional Data Analysis course. To provide support to students on short courses at CodeClan. To actively support and work with students with classroom, lab and project work on a one-to-one basis and in small groups. To provide technical guidance, problem-solving support and mentoring to students. To develop your own teaching and facilitation skills. To deliver lessons supported by Instructors. To support new TA’s joining the team.

Responsibilities

Delivery of lessons and provision of support to students during lessons and assignments ensuring that:

  • Participate in teaching lessons under supervision of Instructors
  • Provide technical assistance to students: debugging code, provide support on homeworks, assist students with technical issues
  • Issues are identified and students supported promptly
  • Class notes and materials are given to students in a timely manner
  • Instructor team members are supported in lessons, labs and project delivery
  • TA is assisted in making sure accurate student attendance and homework
    records are maintained
  • Review of notes, materials and/or learning resources is provided when
    required
  • Feedback is provided to students on their progression
  • Student learning or behaviour issues are identified and appropriate staff
    notified
  • Assistance is provided in Meet Your Cohort, Student Journey, Webinar, and
    Taster activities
  • Own skills and knowledge of course curriculum is extended and consolidated
  • Training completed throughout role to ensure you are confident and able to
    teach broadly on the course at a later date
  • Alignment with CodeClan’s business objectives and our values at all times

If you think that this role sounds like a good fit for you, send us your CV and a short note saying what you think you can bring to the role to jobs@codeclan.com, no later than 5pm on 20th September.


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Senior Information Analyst- NHS Scotland

Job reference: 068182

Location: Various

Job closing date: 29/09/2021

Job posted date: 08/09/2021

Salary: Band 6 (£33,072 – £40,736)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Administrative Services

Hours of work: Various

Department: Various

Employer (NHS Board) : Public Health Scotland

 

In a data driven world, nothing is more critical than finding out exactly what is going on around you.

Help us tell that story through harnessing the power of data

Job Description 

We have an amazing opportunity for you to join our growing team.  As one of our Senior Information Analysts, you will:

•    Analyse and interpret complex data
•    Use a wide range of data sources and powerful analytics tools to provide insight that supports better decision making
•    Present complex data effectively through data visualisation techniques
•    Communicate insights in a customer focussed environment
•    Help core customers access and analyse our many data sets
•    Support academia to deliver state of the art research projects
•    Coach, develop and line manage staff
•    Compile and present important statistics to a wide audience, including NHS Scotland, NHS Boards, Scottish Government, other partner organisations, and the general public


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Graduate Engineer- CorporateHealth International UK

The role

  • Based in Inverness
  • Salary – £25,000 – £35,000
  • 12 month placement
  • Full-time

Job title

Graduate Engineer

Employer

CorporateHealth International UK Ltd

Background

Based in Inverness, CorporateHealth International UK Ltd, a healthcare services company have successfully developed the prototype for an AI system that helps to automate the analysis of large bowel pathology, the client is now creating a certified Software-as-Medical Device.

There is now an exciting opportunity for a 12-month graduate placement to further develop a Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) following the successful completion of the company’s medical prototype.

Role description

CorporateHealth International are looking for a self-motivating and adaptable individual to join their team to develop a Software as a Medical Device (SaMD). CorporateHealth International have created a prototype for an AI system that helps to automate the analysis of large bowel pathology, the client is now creating a certified SaMD This will enable the client to become more productive in their day-to-day operations and open up the opportunity to market the SaMD as a Software as a Service (SaaS) offering.

Specific tasks of the placement will include:

  • Assess the current state of the solution design and document the findings
  • Support deployment of the device into production
  • Monitor operations during the initial clinical trial phase
  • Create and manage teams, whilst creating owner roles and responsibilities
  • Support recruitment and onboarding of SaMD owner

For informal enquiries regarding this position please contact Hagen Wenzek via email to hagen@corphealth.co.

This position is part of the Technology Placement Programme supported by the Northern Innovation Hub and is part funded by Inverness and Highland City-Region Deal and the European Regional Development Fund.

Skills
Essential:

  • Comfortable in a start-up environment with a high level of autonomy and accountability
  • Working knowledge of JavaScript, Java, C#, .NET or other relevant languages/frameworks
  • Exposure to full stack engineering with a strong sense of user experience
  • Ability to use Agile development under the constraints of SaMD compliance requirements
  • Capable of visualising the bigger picture while also working on the fine details

Desirable:

  • A good understanding of the security and privacy challenges that come with medical information processing in distributed, cloud-based environments
  • Use of Microsoft Azure cloud solutions, especially advanced functions
  • Strong communication and social skills and capable of effective virtual collaboration
  • Ability to interact with a diverse and international range of team members, third-party providers, healthcare professionals and other potential customers
  • An interest in healthcare and an entrepreneurial spirit

Qualifications

Minimum HND in an area of Computer Science or Electrical Engineering. Other subjects accepted if candidate has the required skills.

Location

Inverness

Closing date

5 October 2021

Start date

ASAP

Salary

£25,000 – £35,000 (to be agreed with successful candidate)

Duration

12 months


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Data Scientist (Computer Vision) TestCard

Introduction to the role

We are looking to recruit a Data Scientist with Computer Vision experience to join TestCard. This is a permanent, full-time position and represents a unique opportunity to be part of a high-growth medical technology startup, enhancing your data science career.

Computer Vision algorithms are an essential component of TestCard’s intellectual property. We are building a team to scale the company’s capacity in this department and improve our ability to apply state-of-the-art techniques. We want someone motivated by scientific rigour with experience in computer vision and data science.

About TestCard

TestCard is an award-winning MedTech startup that provides at-home medical testing kits with immediate results via a mobile app. TestCard’s solution is a combination of a non-invasive urine test kit embedded into a postcard, with an accompanying mobile app (iOS and Android) that turns a mobile phone’s camera into a clinical-grade scanner. Our development team is constantly looking to use the latest technology and practices to make out products simple for the end-user and provide effective and immediate results.

Summary of the role

As a Data Scientist, you will be joining a fast-paced environment and an accomplished tech team. You will be engaging with other computer vision engineers, full-stack and mobile developers delivering improvements to our computer vision algorithms, scaling them and implementing novel methodologies.

Without a doubt, MedTech is an exciting career path – providing you with the flexibility and freedom to innovate that comes with the startup lifestyle. There are excellent growth opportunities and the chance to influence our future product development!


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Software Engineer: Effini

Effini is a data science company with a big goal: to help any organisation take control of their data and gain real value and insight from it.

We are building a team of enthusiastic and talented people, committed to making a difference, and are currently recruiting for a Software Engineer.

The work:

  • Understand client needs and develop practical, meaningful solutions
  • Extract data from systems through a variety of methods (CSV extracts, Direct database connections, REST API integration)
  • Develop and maintain efficient data pipelines
  • Integrate the data into a well-designed database structure ready for analysis and model consumption
  • Automate the deployment of data environments and running of pipelines, along with reliable monitoring
  • Work with our data science team to create end to end systems
  • Develop clean and innovative code solutions, for example to expose the results of analytical models as an API service
  • Understand data quality issues and apply techniques and approaches to mitigate and improve
  • Commit to code quality through testing, both manual and automated
  • Document and socialise your solutions with both the client and your team

The skills we’re looking for: 

  • Some practical experience in software development languages such as Python,  NodeJS, Java, C#
  • Good understanding of databases and data structures, with some experience writing SQL queries
  • A positive attitude, with the ability to get things done while not being afraid to ask for help or opinions!
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to research, investigate and come up with your own potential solutions

Additionally, we’re interested in:

  • Experience with modern, popular cloud services (AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Experience with ETL tools, such as Azure Data Factory, SSIS, Talend
  • Good grasp of data management and data quality processes
  • Experience working with APIs, the variety of forms in which they come, and consuming data from them in common formats such as JSON and XML.
  • Awareness and/or interest in the current cyber security landscape, and an appreciation of the need to design and develop secure solutions to safeguard our client’s data

To apply: send CV and covering letter to join.us@effini.com 


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Junior Data Engineer

Quorum are one of the largest Microsoft Gold Partner IT Consultancy in Scotland as well as being a Microsoft Tier 1 Cloud Solutions Provider and we are currently looking to add a permanent Junior / Graduate Data Engineer to our well established and rapidly growing data team.

Whilst we are considering Data Engineers with varying levels of experience, you will hit the ground running supporting the Data team working across a wide variety of client projects working across both our SME and Enterprise client base.

Training and development of every employee is hugely important at Quorum, you will be supported and developed at every stage in your career with us and we have our own Microsoft Certified Trainer within the data team. We even pay bonus on the Microsoft Accreditations you gain.

 

The role:

  • Build and work on Data Warehouses and complex Data Pipelines
  • Develop complex ETL processes
  • Support all Data Infrastructure needs
  • Extract data requirements from technical objectives
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

What we are looking for:

  • First rate communication skills both verbally and written
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Solid coding abilities in data manipulation languages such as Python or R
  • Good understanding and prior experience working with SQL
  • Reporting experience ideally across PowerBI, Tableau or Qlik would be an advantage
  • Any statistics skills would be advantageous

Send applications to jobs@qnrl.com