UK Defence and Security Team
Posted 1 days ago
Principal Data Scientist
We have opportunities to join our growing team of Data Specialists across Data Scientists, Data Engineers and Solution Architects.
We have offices in Bath, London, Barrow, near Portsmouth and Plymouth and we also promote remote working. There is often travel required to customer sites or to attend meetings, with many of our customers being in the South West and London areas.
What is the role and what are we looking for?
As a Data Scientist you will be empowered to develop, implement and support internal R&D projects; as well as delivering external R&D projects and consultancy to our customers. Applying your knowledge and experience, you will build our AI/Data Science portfolio to support winning future work. As part of this varied role you will also contribute to bid and proposal writing.
The successful candidate will have a love of problem solving and be comfortable working collaboratively, but also have the drive and ability to work independently. To thrive in this role you will need:
You should expect to lead teams including developing new capability and skills and supporting others whilst doing so. As a technical lead you can expect to deliver the creation of new solutions whilst supporting the bidding and delivery processes. Often as the sole data specialist on a project you should be able to communicate effectively with clients and support the wider business development effort where possible.
Please note, some of the projects within our Information Systems team require UK Government security clearance. The successful candidate will need to hold, or be able to gain, UK Government security clearance .
What can we offer you?
You will be part of an established, yet growing, AI and Data Science Team. We value building a diverse team of data professionals where, together, we can provide outstanding expertise and benefit to our customers. From an internal perspective, our team is at the forefront of the business’s digital strategy. We are responsible for finding solutions to some of the important data challenges within BMT and improving our products.
From an external perspective, we provide professional data services consultancy support to our customers, ranging from providing expertise in Data Architecture, Data Governance and Data Management to support customer internal data initiatives; R&D in the form of rapid prototype generation using data science, Machine Learning and AI techniques; to supporting our customers using knowledge transfer sessions.
Our external projects include designing, prototyping, and building next-generation data science/machine learning services that support overall solution development. We deliver innovation projects across a range of Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs). We often work with the customer to source data sets, perform exploratory data analysis and communicate what approach will be most appropriate given their problem. We interact with them to collaboratively develop solutions to meet their needs.
Some of our recent projects have included:
BMT is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst its workforce. To view our full policy please click here: https://www.bmt.org/careers/our-benefits/diversity-and-equality/
The wellbeing of the team is central to our success, so workloads are managed effectively and we don’t have a work late culture. On top of this we have a host of benefits and family friendly policies designed to support our people.
What do we do?
BMT is a leading, independent consultancy serving defence and security customers. We are known for our innovation, expertise and ability to tackle the most complex design and systems issues. We are platform agnostic - we provide unbiased advice and choose the best approaches for our clients.
Does this sound like you? If so, please apply below.