Graduate Opportunity

Data Analyst & Solution Developer - Graduate Development Programme 2021

Leeds. Multiple vacancies.

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About the opportunity:

At Jacobs, we’re transforming intangible ideas into innovative solutions designing the future - today.  As a Graduate Data Analyst & Solution Developer you’ll be at the heart of this future.
Jacobs Digital exists alongside this extensive portfolio of projects working with major clients across all sectors. Digital is responsible for incubating, building and running new products and solutions for our customers – meaning you are joining a team of fast moving problem solvers working on varied and interesting challenges. Our products range from established software to nascent ideas sparking in to life; leveraging Lean Startup to rapidly invest and incubate new products.

Reinventing tomorrow

We're united in our drive to dream big. And as the world's thinkers, visionaries and doers, we're always pushing beyond.

Role Summary:

  • The role will consist of two main responsibilities, a Data Analyst and Solution Developer.
  • The Data Analyst role will involve working both individually and as part of a team, both within best data analytics techniques and processes. 
  • The role will involve all aspects of Data Analytics, including inspecting, cleansing, transforming, modelling and visualisation.
  • Ultimately drawing conclusions from data sets and visualising them in user friendly and engaging ways.
  • The Solution Developer role will be supported by the Digital Solutions Lead Solution Developer. Where new solutions are apparent in the Jacobs business, this role will work closely with the solution development lead to move the solution from high level concept to a fully functioning deliverable.
  • The role will require a strong contribution to the ‘Digital Journey’ that Digital Solutions is taking with both Jacobs and their key clients. The role will contribute to delivery of a wide range of services and solutions including but not limited to asset management and predictive analytics through the use of IoT
  • The role of Data Analyst and Solution developer will require an up to date technical skill base both for the role and the wider team. 
  • The role requires regular review of the market and skills should be acquired which ensures this technical role is kept up to date technically. 

The technical skill base development will also be supported by the Data Analytics and Solution Development team.
In addition to working on Digital Solutions owned projects the role may involve working on projects in other areas of the business especially those where we are launching or developing solutions or analytics to the other areas of the Jacobs business.
The role offers an exciting opportunity to work with two new areas within the Digital Solutions business, at a time of expected growth within the Digital Solutions business.

Here’s What You’ll Need: 

  • 2.1 degree in computer science, maths, statistics, engineering or similar with a postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline;
  • Data engineering, data science, data analysis and data visualisation experience will be required;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills enabling you to work both as part of a sophisticated multi-disciplinary team and to work independently to solve problems

Ideally, here’s what you’ll also have: 

  • Experience of mathematical/statistical packages, such as SPSS\PSPP, R;
  • Experience of working with database software, such as MS SQL, MySQL, NoSQL, Hadoop, MS Access;
  • Experience in using GIS software, such as ArcGIS, MapInfo, QGIS;
  • Programming skills in some of the following languages: T-SQL, VBA, VB.NET, Java, Python, C#;

We want you to have unlimited learning opportunities and space for growth in order for you to work towards the next stage of your career. 

Why Jacobs?

Recognised throughout industry as a benchmark of good practice our Graduate Development Programme offers a structured approach to Continuous Professional Development. You’ll benefit from learning that complements Chartership progression that will provide both the technical and business acumen you require to create your future.

Additional benefits include:

  • Paid holidays of up to 33 days; inclusive of national and public holidays
  • A broad flexible benefits package including the option to buy additional holidays, travel insurance, contributory pension scheme and the cycle to work scheme.

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Job ID Number: PPS0002FA
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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Competitive + benefits
  • Masters and above
  • Leeds
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Analytics
  • Computer Science
  • Cyber Security
  • Data Science
  • Finance
  • Hardware
  • IT Architecture
  • Information Technology
  • Maths
  • Naval Architecture
  • Robotics
  • Software
  • Statistics
  • Systems
  • Telecommunications
  • Web Development

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