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Data Science MSc Degree Apprenticeship

Fully funded Masters degree (MSc) in Data Science

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About Roche:

We believe it’s urgent to deliver medical solutions right now – even as we develop innovations for the future. We are passionate about transforming patients’ lives. We are courageous in both decision and action. We believe that good business means a better world. That is why we come to work each day. We commit ourselves to scientific rigour, unassailable ethics, and access to medical innovations for all. We do this today to build a better tomorrow.

We are proud of who we are, what we do, and how we do it. We are many, working as one across functions, across companies, and across the world.

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About the Apprenticeship:

Our Product Development Informatics (PDIX) organization is co-creating a better future for patients through technology and information. We are an agile organization that brings together great people who are passionate about technology innovation, and who thrive in dynamic, cross-functional, and mission-driven teams. 

Our agile organization is made up of structures called Networks and Chapters. “Networks” comprise business domain and technical experts aligned closely with our Product Development business partners to develop and deliver technology-enabled business strategy. Our “Chapters” are centers of expertise of deeply skilled people deployed for maximum impact. These teams work together to deliver outstanding value to our business, patients, and customers.

As a Data Science apprentice within the PDIX Data and Analytics Chapter, you will work closely with cross-functional teams to solve complex data problems enabling PD to transform data into actionable insights. You will collaborate with IT and business stakeholders to co-create data and analytics enabled solutions that help our teams fulfill our mission: to do now what patients need next.

During this exciting 2-year apprenticeship, you will work towards a fully funded Masters degree (MSc) in Data Science whilst gaining valuable ‘on the job’ experience and mentoring from our talented experts at Roche.

What you could be working on:

  • Leverage business acumen and technical expertise to support the quick creation of high-impact Prototypes/PoCs
  • Advanced data projects including predictive learning, neural networks, machine learning, anomaly detection, predictive analysis, exploratory data analysis and other data science practices
  • Generating insights from data, enabling us to optimise business performance. Solve complex data problems and deliver the insight that helps to define our strategy and enable our organisation to reach our patients faster
  • Collaborate in multidisciplinary agile teams to collect requirements, user specifications, approvals, and verify functionality and usefulness prior to full development of solutions
  • Collaborate with Data Engineers, Architects and Data and Analytics specialists to build lasting solutions to our data modelling

Essential Qualifications

  • First or second class honors in computer science, Maths or related numerical discipline
  • At least A level Maths or Statistics (or equivalent)
  • Experience with Python programming 
  • Level 2 Maths and English

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: January 31st, 2023
  • Starting: September 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Welwyn Garden City (Hertfordshire)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Information Technology
  • Maths

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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