Kick-start your career in Data Science
Roke helps our customers to solve their data analysis problems by engineering solutions based on open source technologies and commercial software. We are rapidly expanding our data science capability in this area and require enthusiastic and highly competent software engineers and mathematicians to join our team. This role provides involves constant learning and development as technologies change in a dynamic and technically challenging environment.
Joining Roke as a Data Scientist will secure a world class career in cutting edge technology. You’ll work on challenging and innovative projects from day one and benefit from competitive salaries, inclusive and interesting training and a stunning location to excel in.
Working on ground-breaking data science techniques from day one will stretch your skills and expertise. Roke will provide you with opportunities to expand your skills in areas such as:
Roke will further expand your abilities through working alongside our wealth of specialist data scientists and software engineers on various projects, from rapidly prototyped research right through to high grade enterprise systems. We understand that continual training and professional development are paramount to your career and we'll help you gain chartered accreditation.
Roke is looking for graduates enthusiastic about data science problems. We have a wide range of opportunities in this area so your role will vary depending on your existing experience, our customer needs and your aspirations.
Many of our projects are highly creative, so we will be looking for graduates who have the ability to think around and propose solutions to problems. All our data science engineers need to communicate to a high standard and work effectively in multi-skilled teams, so good written and verbal communication skills are fundamental.
Our data analytics work encompasses many all types of data and spans a wide range of customer requirements. We use a variety of software, picking the best approach to suit each problem. You might exploit your software expertise to solve big data challenges using open source technologies. Or you may develop bespoke software to analyse streaming data in real-time. Perhaps you will use your statistical background to develop machine learnt models to classify data. Or, alternatively, you could specialise in data visualisation techniques.
Competition is high and you will need a good honours degree in a subject such as Computer Science, Software Engineering, Mathematics or Physics. An alternative software-based degree or a degree in the sciences or behavioural sciences will also be considered if it proves that you have the ability to objectively analyse data. Whatever your degree, we require you to have some software programming experience in one or more programming languages. Good understanding and interest in statistical methods would be beneficial.
Due to the nature of the work that Roke undertake candidates must be willing to undergo, and eligible to achieve HMG security clearance (prior to appointment). As a result, candidates should ideally be a British Citizen, however, you can hold another nationality and have resided in the UK for the last 5 years.
Roke Manor Research Ltd is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity This position offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including bonus scheme, private medical insurance and pension, along with a whole host of flexible benefits to include childcare vouchers, travel insurance and dental care