Scientific Developer - Devon

£30000 - £80000 per annum + Salary dependant on experience level

Scientific Developer

My client is part of an innovative group of companies who strive to employ cutting edge research and technologies to push forward products that will help a large portfolio of areas – education, energy, analytics and technology, private equity and property.

They are looking for a Scientific Developer to work on innovative data and data test (python) projects for the team – gathering and analysing data in order to come up with solutions from a mix of maths, analytics and algorithms.

Responsibilities include:

* Ownership of projects from end to end: from investigating raw data, acquiring external data, developing data pipelines, building tests and delivering robust analysis in code and/or report format
* Designing models with a clear path from hypothesis to testing to product
* Conducting advanced data analysis
* Designing algorithms to achieve a range of objectives
* Applying advanced statistical and predictive modelling techniques
* Modelling specific aspects of transportation systems such as junctions, route-choice, demand etc.
* Understanding and communicating cutting-edge research in transportation-related fields
* Developing processes and programs to make complex analysis repeatable and scalable
* Developing processes to ensure data quality and validity
* Understanding performance bottlenecks and improving algorithm performance
* Ensuring overall code test coverage

Skills and Experience required as Scientific Developer:

**The ideal candidate will hold a PhD in a relevant discipline alongside commercial experience.

* Experience in analysing large data sets using Python, R, SQL or similar
* Comfortable programming in at least one language (C++, Java, etc.)

As well as a challenging role to get stuck into, my IT client is based in Devon and provides a great work/life balance and are keen for passionate and enthusiastic individual to join them in their stunning offices.

There are free onsite facilities; gym, canteen with fresh, local and organic food, sports courts, work socials.

If this is the challenge for you please apply.

WA Consultants is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as described within The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses Regulations 2003.

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  • Posted: October 2017
  • Consultant: Gabi Chapman
  • Phone: 01392 666060

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