Data Scientist - Consumer or Life Science

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.

Data Scientists

We’re an engineering-rooted, 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.  We combine the Scientific and Engineering capabilities of our development labs with our Machine Learning and Data Analytics capabilities, to deliver ingenious solutions at the interface of digital and physical:  cyber-physical systems.

Our North American clients include food and consumer products, industrial manufacturing, healthcare, life sciences, energy and utilities companies.  In Europe we also serve government, defense, transportation, and financial sectors.

In recent projects, our team have:

In recent projects, our team have:

  • Used deep learning to uncover optimal settings to make a pharmaceutical manufacturing process more efficient
  • Developed a phone based inhaler compliance monitor using DNNs to analyze the sounds of use
  • Analyzed live audio data to create individual sound zones and user assessment.
  • Developed a novel food manufacturing process, reliant on ML to maintain stable control.
  • Developed a ML based failure predication tool for the energy utilities.
  • Developed a predictive tool for transportation maintenance scheduling on both roads and rail
  • Used voice and text analytics to predict customer sentiments and Net Promotor Scores
  • Created an internet of things trial for a FTSE 100 company
  • Created a ML-assisted digital twin of process control in the nuclear industryWhat we're looking for
  • A genuine affinity for problem solving - an inquisitive mind who wants to solve the trickiest challenges whilst working with incredible colleagues
  • 5+ years' professional experience in machine learning, as a data scientist or statistical modeler
  • Master's or strong Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Physics, Engineering, Mathematics or similar field
  • Expertise in ML algorithms and methods including deep neural networks (CNNs, RNNs, MLPs, LSTMs, etc.), Random Forest and other methods.
  • Experience coding in Python, plus more than one of the following: R, Java C++, C, Julia.
  • Familiarity with leading machine learning libraries and tools such as TensorFlow, pyTorch, Hadoop, JavaML, NumPy, Sci-Py, CARET, etc., preferred
  • Experience building scalable data pipelines with data/feature engineering, preferred
  • Experience working with embedded processing architectures, such as GPU arrays, preferred.
  • Experience implementing on cloud architectures, including Azure, AWS, google preferred.
  • Experience with database systems preferred
  • Experience with some front end (UI) Des such as HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, R Shiny, Tableau, PowerBI,  preferred
  • Existing experience in consulting would be beneficial but not a pre-requisite
  • Experience of conducting analysis for evidence based decision making, developing models and decision support tools or building business cases for investment decisions would be beneficial but not a pre-requisite

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.

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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 New York, 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. 

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