Data Analyst (Data Scientist)

Location:Lancashire

Data Analyst (Data Scientist)


Would you like to deliver acquired information, whilst meeting the customer’s needs? We currently have a vacancy for a Data Analyst (Data Scientist) at our site in Warton.

As a Data Analyst, you will be develop the analytics service and customer base through engagement of the business, understanding the problems they are trying to solve and offering analytical solutions that provide insight and information enabling successful business resolutions

This role will provide you with the potential to develop the position

Your main responsibilities as a Data Analyst (Data Scientist) will involve:

Working with the business, data community and IM&T resources

Acquiring a proper understanding of a problem or situation by breaking it down systematically into its component parts and identifying the relationships between these parts, selecting the appropriate method/tool to resolve the problem and reflecting critically on the result, so that what is learnt is identified and assimilated

Acquiring understanding of the metrics associated with a problem or situation, their significance and relationship, and being able to manipulate these as necessary to identify solutions.

Using techniques that you are familiar with which help in modelling and understanding a business and its operations

Using tools and techniques (manual or automated) that you are familiar with, which can be used to document an understanding of the structure, relationships and use of information within an organisation. Examples: information usage model, entity model, class diagram, relational data model, data flow model.

Through proficient application of automated (software) tools which enable selective access to information, or extraction of patterns and knowledge from large amount of data, Typically held within some form of database or "data warehouse

Your skills and qualifications as a Data Analyst (Data Scientist):

Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree, preferably in Data Science, or equivalent experience.

Ability to write high performance production quality code.

Demonstrate proficiency in coding, e.g. C++/ Python/ MATLAB/R.

Demonstrated knowledge in some of the following areas: Machine learning, deep learning, natural language processing, computer vision, pattern recognition, large-scale data mining

Some experience working on classification problems would be advantageous

Industry experience building and producing innovative end-to-end Machine Learning systems using frameworks such as TensorFlow would be advantageous.



What we're looking for in you:

You will have the ability to influences customers, suppliers and partners at account level. You will have strong communication skills, both verbal and written. You will be able to work as a team and also solo.

Location: Warton
Salary: Competitive

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

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.

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If you’d like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.

From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent – at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.

As part of our Air team, you could be working at the edge of what is technologically possible, shaping the future to ensure our customers are ready to face challenges we cannot even imagine today. You could be developing and evolving the technologies that will defend the UK for generations to come and supporting our customers around the globe.

Join us and you’ll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.

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

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.