Position: Data Scientist
Salary: GBP28000 - GBP42000 per annum
Ref: 523081_1578400726
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 07/01/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Glasgow

Salary: £28,000 - £42,000 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time

About the Department

SSE Enterprise comprises three companies: Contracting, Telecoms and Distributed Energy. SSE Enterprise Utilities is part of the Distributed Energy business of SSE plc. Distributed Energy offers a full range of services which contribute to the development of smart cities and smart places, in both public and private sectors. We finance, own, operate and maintain a broad portfolio, from electrical vehicle (EV) infrastructure, to distributed energy systems including renewable and low-carbon generation, energy storage and heat networks as well as building owning and adopting private HV networks. Were also proud to be at the forefront of using technology to help enable a low-carbon world. This involves providing customers with energy optimisation solutions through intelligent systems and offering platforms and connectivity to enable smart energy infrastructure and demand management services.

Energy Solutions, our energy optimisation division - helps businesses achieve reductions in their building's energy consumption through the maintenance and optimisation of their Building Management Systems.

The Role:

Due to continued growth we have an opportunity for a talented data scientist to join our expanding team, working closely with the business on some of the most challenging, high profile data science problems in energy.

You will build innovative proof of concepts for complex problems across Distributed Energy with a focus on Smart Buildings

You'll be working alongside our data analysts, a small agile team applying state-of-the-art techniques from data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence and decision optimisation as well as building advanced data visualisations. We are building an advanced cloud analytics platform and utilise a variety of data sources ranging from IOT sensor data, geospatial, weather, lidar, fault and predictive maintenance.

The data science team sits within the wider data & analytics team, which includes our analytic development teams, data architects, cloud DevOps engineers, lead management, data management and portfolio management.

Skills and Qualifications:

To considered for this opportunity you will have previous experience in applying data science/machine learning/AI to solve business problems. You will have built state of the art machine learning models and data visualisations within the built environment.

You will have strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills which will allow you to interpret and effectively communicate insights to the business and senior executives.

A Degree in Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Data Science or Artificial Intelligence or equivalent knowledge developed through training or professional experience is required.

Working knowledge of in Python, Git, fluency with SQL, Azure/AWS or similar cloud experience is essential.

Our Benefits

Were committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

For more information about this role, or to discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with sse.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if its not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE.

Internal candidates, please notify your line manager before submitting your application.