Team Manager - Data Science

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Work type: Perm - Full Time
Location: South of England
Categories: Business Intelligence, Managerial, Data Analytics, Data and Analytics


Location: South of England

Potential six-figure package for the right candidate

SSE is a multi-billion pound FTSE 100 Company and the largest renewable energy generator in the UK.  The company is highly diverse, ranging from energy generation, electricity and gas distribution to business and consumer energy supply.  The company is on a journey to transform its business with an ambitious and far-reaching programme of change, enabled by IT.

In this exciting and challenging role, you will be responsible for creating, deploying and developing a data science and insight centre of excellence with services available to the whole of the SSE Group.  The team will provide reactive and proactive data science services leveraging the SSE data landscape.


You will be a proven Principal Data Scientist with experience of building and growing highly-skilled teams and will demonstrate a track record of delivering new value from data science activities with the ability to market your services and the outcomes of your activities to the wider business community. 

To succeed in the role you will have hands-on experience of the process of data science discovery through to production delivery.  You will also have an excellent academic background preferably in Maths, Statistics, or Economics and have experience of a number of the following technologies and techniques:

R, RevR, Python, SPSS, SAS

Machine Learning, AI, Cognitive Computing, Robotics, Natural Language Processing

Open Source Big Data: Hadoop, Hive, Spark, Pig, Kafka, Yarn, Cassandra

Geo-spatial analysis

Visualisation tools


The successful candidate will be subject to the Company's verification and vetting process. This includes a basic criminal record check.


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