Lead Data Scientist

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Lead Data Scientist

Posted 20 November 2023
Salary £250 - £254 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Professional Services
Contact NameDaniel Dowd

Job description

Lead Data Scientist

Automotive Industry

Immediate Start

3-Month Rolling Contract

Hybrid working (twice pw, in Warwick)

£31.75ph / £254pd (Inside IR35)

Position Description:

  • Lead Data Scientist
  • In this role, you will support Vehicle Dynamics attribute development by creatively analysing and modelling large volumes of complex data.
  • By drawing on your knowledge of vehicle dynamics theory, signal processing techniques, cutting-edge technologies and data science techniques, you will gain insight into vehicles dynamic performance and customer needs across many diverse use cases.
  • The insights gained will support new product and feature development, advance departmental operations, and contribute to a host of exciting new projects.
  • As part of this, you will work with product teams and stakeholders to identify problem statements, which can be solved using data science, machine learning and the automation of process.
  • Responsibilities include: Build algorithms and design experiments to merge, manage, interrogate and extract vehicle dynamics data to supply tailored reports to colleagues, customers or the wider organisation
  • Use machine learning tools and statistical techniques to produce solutions to problems
  • Keep up to date with the latest technology, techniques and methods
  • Stay curious and enthusiastic about using algorithms to solve problems and enthuse others to see the benefit of your work
  • Establish new systems and processes and look for opportunities to improve the flow of data
  • Evaluate new and emerging technologies
  • Disseminate findings to Vehicle Dynamics and wider Chassis engineering organisation

Skills Required:

  • Python and MatLab coding skills.
  • Signal processing in engineering environment, data cleansing and pre-processing techniques.
  • Machine learning techniques.

Experience Required:

  • Proven experience using Python and MatLab.
  • Practical experience with machine learning techniques.
  • Significant experience with signal processing in engineering environment, data cleansing and pre-processing techniques.
  • Working knowledge of vehicle dynamics theory.

Experience Preferred:

  • Experience with cloud computing/platforms (e.g. Google Cloud Platform, AWS).
  • Knowledge and/or experience in data management and data governance best practice.
  • Knowledge of Data Lake and Enterprise Data
  • Warehouse principles
  • Experience working and delivering projects using Agile development methodology.
  • Experience using data exploration, visualisation packages e.g. Tableau