Would you like to be involved in future technology for Combat Systems and Data Science? We currently have a vacancy for a Data Scientist at our site in Dorchester
As a Data Scientist, you will be part of the Core Technology Office team working on Big Data technologies to harness the value within data and information on board our systems deployed with the Royal Navy.
This role is an exciting opportunity to be involved in and explore future technology and enable you to gain further exposure across the business.
Your main responsibilities as a Data Scientist will involve:
Researching and evaluating technologies and solutions to new problems
Identifying latent value within existing Combat System data to provide insight into the performance and health of the systems
Delivering components and subsystems with the programme
Your skills and qualifications:
Experience of gaining insight from data through statistical and analytical techniques
Familiar with Java and/or Python
Naval Combat Systems experience
Experience of using big data technologies within the Open Source domain
Familiar with Windows and Linux development and deployment
Experience of building prototypes and demonstrators within an Agile development environment
Exposure to the full software lifecycle from design, test and acceptance
What we're looking for in you:
You must be able to work with minimal supervision, be pro-active, diligent, and have good problem solving and team-working skills.
Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.
BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.
Maritime Naval Ships
We design and build a full range of naval ships, giving customers the capability to fulfil extensive naval operations. We also develop and integrate state of the art combat systems for the surface fleet, equipping customers with the best possible information to operate effectively in modern naval environments. We are committed to creating solutions that protect and strengthen nations, commerce, communities and people. That’s work that inspires us. That’s BAE Systems.
You will find we offer a wealth of career options. From offshore patrol vessels through to Type 26 Global Combat Ship and QE Class aircraft carriers, the projects you’ll be involved with are exciting and challenging and will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come.
Attracting and retaining the sharpest minds is essential for a globally competitive UK naval engineering business. Our aim is to recruit the very best talent and we welcome applications from a diverse range of people, from all backgrounds, with many different skills, experience and perspectives. We offer the flexibility you need to do what’s important to you, whether that’s part time hours, job sharing, home working, or simply the ability to flex your start and stop times. Where practical, we’ll support a working pattern that suits your lifestyle and helps you reach your full potential. Talk to us about Smart Working.
BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.
Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation