Data Scientist

The role

About us

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are 3,300 specialists in consumer and manufacturing, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government and public services, health and life sciences, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Netherlands and Nordics.

We’re an innovation and transformation consultancy that believes in the power of ingenuity to build a positive-human future in a technology-driven world. Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking with breakthrough-technologies to progress further, faster. Those that start using AI and advanced data analytics early will gain the most. While the technology is yet to live up to the hype, using it now gives a chance to get ahead, learn and improve to drive long-term value.

It’s essential to start with developing and deploying use cases and meanwhile building a capability around artificial intelligence, machine learning, and advanced data analytics. It’ll be a key differentiator in the short term, and a necessity in the long term.

In recent projects our team have:

·       Analyzed the blogosphere to identify influencers

·       Used voice and text analytics to predict customer sentiments and Net Promotor Scores

·       Created an internet of things trial for a FTSE 100 company

·       Used unstructured data to predict breaches in ethical behavior of global organizations

·       Used deep learning to uncover optimal settings to make a pharmaceutical manufacturing process 15% more efficient

·       Analyzed live audio data to create individual sound zones

·       Used neural networks to detect patterns in massive highly non-linear time-series.

What we're looking for:

·       2-5 years' professional experience as a data scientist, software engineer or statistical modeler

·       Master's degree from top tier university in Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics or similar field

·       Expertise in Machine Learning algorithms and methods

·       Experience writing production level code in one of the following: Python, Java, C++, C

·       Experience with database systems preferred

·       Experience building scalable data pipelines with data/feature engineering

·       Experience with front end (UI), HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, R Shiny, Tableau preferred

·       A genuine affinity for problem solving - an inquisitive mind who wants to solve the trickiest challenges whilst working with incredible colleagues

·       Existing experience in consulting would be beneficial although we equally like in-house experience

·       Experience of conducting analysis for evidence based decision making, developing models and decision support tools or building business cases for investment decisions

 

Benefits

We all work best when we feel valued, supported and life feels balanced, so we got the folks who actually work here to design our benefits.

Looking after you and yours

Flexible healthcare plans just for you or your family. Depending on your office location, we offer a range of benefits including dental, eye tests, gym discounts, Cycle to Work, and more.

Finding work/life balance

Now, more than ever, we’re big on flexible working. Whatever the situation at the time, we’ll have an open discussion about what works for you. We’ve also enhanced our parental leave, so you can make more time for what really matters.

Taking a break

Because there’s more to life than just work… All our office locations have competitive annual leave allowances. You can also buy up to five extra days per year.

Personal growth

Learning never stops – it feeds the mind, expands our skills, and strengthens our team. We offer a range of ongoing internal and external training programmes covering everything you'll need to feed and grow your career ambitions.

Planning for the future

Don't worry, we offer all the sensible stuff, including a pension, life assurance, income protection schemes, and PA shares.

Giving back

Take advantage of our great Give as You Earn scheme, or why not volunteer up to three days a year for a charity close to your heart?

A home for everyone

Whether just starting out, or a practised hand, we have active and firm-wide support communities in place to help everyone get the support they need.

Find out more

Going further afield

With offices in countries across the globe, as a firm, we’re able to relocate folks who want to move – whether temporarily or permanently. Your starting location doesn’t have to be forever, as your career takes off.

Location

The base office for this role is Boston, United States. However, you may sometimes be required to work onsite at client offices, too. You can find out more about our offices and remote working approach on our Locations page.

Additional Information

Benefits 

  • Group medical insurance 

  • Health Savings Account with company match 

  • Teladoc and informed Nurse line resources 

  • Long term care plan 

  • Group dental insurance 

  • Vision plan 

  • 401(k) Savings Plan with company profit sharing contribution 

  • Commuter and Parking tax-savings benefit 

  • 15 days paid vacation days with the opportunity to buy five additional days 

  • 10 paid Holidays plus 10 paid sick days 

  • Company and Voluntary income protection benefits 

  • Gym and health incentive reimbursement 

  • Pet and legal insurance Plans 

  • Employee Assistance Plan 

  • Annual performance-based bonus 

About us 

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future in a technology-driven world. 

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity. 

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results. 

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 3,200 specialists in consumer, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government, health and life sciences, manufacturing, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists. We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Europe, and the Nordics. 

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.