DATA SCIENTIST

KBR, Inc
Frodsham
Remote
GBP 40,000 - 60,000
Job description

The Programme and Project Partners (PPP) model was mobilised in 2019 with the purpose of transforming major project delivery at the Sellafield nuclear site.

The partnership brings together KBR, Jacobs, Morgan Sindall Infrastructure, Altrad Babcock and Sellafield Ltd to deliver a 20-year pipeline of major infrastructure projects to support the decommissioning of Sellafield and to create a clean and safe environment for future generations.

In delivering its pipeline of large-scale infrastructure projects, PPP is creating opportunities for its people, supply chain, economy and communities.

KBR’s rapidly growing nuclear team of teams is working at the forefront of the UK’s nuclear space on some of the most exciting new-build, defence and decommissioning programmes.

KBR was recently named a “Great Place to Work-Certified” company in 2023, an honour that underscores the company’s commitment to being a UK employer of choice for people who want to do work that matters.

Role Responsibilities:

THE DATA SCIENTIST will work closely with cross-functional teams to analyse large and complex datasets, extract valuable insights and drive data-driven decision making. Responsible for designing and implementing advanced statistical models and algorithms, as well as developing robust data-driven solutions to address business challenges. Experience in data analysis, machine learning and predictive modelling will be crucial in optimising and improving customer experiences and identifying new opportunities.

Specific: 

  • Experience of:
  • Developing solutions within agile delivery projects.
  • Data mapping of API interfaces as an enterprise
  • Rapid prototyping and deployment.
  • Design and delivery of security accredited solutions.
  • Experience in:REST API development using an Enterprise Integration Hub likely to be Azure Integration Services using C# and ISS Web Servers
  • Rest API management and monitoring
  • Python
  • Delivery with agile methods, such as SCRUM
  • At least three years’ experience as a data scientist of solutions within a secure environment
  • Experience in use of industry standard methods for documenting and controlling the configuration of code.
  • Proven ability to collaborate with team members and a wide range of people.
  • Demonstrates good organisational skills giving the ability to deliver to timeframes and estimates.
  • Demonstrates good written, oral, comprehension and presentational skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of:
  • Information security constraints and best practice.
  • Implementation of common data models and data migration required.
  • Knowledge of market leading Data manipulation and presentation tools.

Experience, Skills and Knowledge:

Qualifications

Essential: Degree, or equivalent in relevant field

Desirable: IT/CIS Honours Degree or Equivalent,

Microsoft Certified Associate

  • Proven ability with JSON, YAML, REST, python
  • Ability to think creatively and code “on-the -fly” when supporting client experimentation.
  • Proven experience in the delivery of software development.
  • Experience in the design and review of software development.
  • Knowledge of both traditional and DevSecOps approaches to software implementation.
  • Knowledge of the tools and processes for DevSecOps continuous build and integration related to data storage and presentation tools.
  • Hold, have held, or eligible to apply for UK based security clearance – SC or better.
  • Recognised certification e.g., Microsoft.
  • Understanding of computing trends, e.g., AI, IoT, open source, distributed processing.
  • Experience of enterprise networking and integration in the public sector, including hybrid cloud

Behaviours:

  • Detail Oriented
  • Organised
  • Communicator and Collaborator
  • Passion for Success
  • Team Player
  • Empathetic and Considerate
  • People & Skills advocate
  • Adaptable to Change
  • Resilience

Due to the nature of our work and security requirements, KBR does not offer sponsorship. We can only consider applicants with the right to live and work in the United Kingdom

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and strive to build a workforce that truly reflects the communities we represent. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic.  If you decide to apply for an opportunity with us, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. 

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About Us

KBR — Delivering Solutions, Changing the World.

KBR brings together the best and brightest to deliver science, technology and engineering solutions that help governments and companies around the world accomplish their most critical missions and objectives.

In everything we do, we are guided by our ONE KBR Values:

We Value Our People – We create diverse, inclusive environments in which each person can feel safe, respected and valued, and where everyone has opportunities to grow and reach their full potential.

We Deliver – We are uncompromising in our commitment to deliver innovative, high-quality, technology-led solutions for our customers and exceptional, sustainable value for all our stakeholders.

We Are People of Integrity – We value honesty, trust, courage, fairness, prudence and tenacity. We believe doing what’s right for the planet, the communities where we work, and our people is good for business.

We Empower – We empower our people with a shared purpose, the right tools and the supportive culture they need to be proactive decision-makers, to be adaptive to change, and to succeed.

We Are a Team of Teams – We have a will to succeed, but we value the achievements of our team of teams over individual accomplishments. Our collective focus makes us a better, stronger, more effective company.

We have also embedded environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles in every business operation and corporate function. Not only are we committed to operating safely, sustainably and equitably, but we are also committed to using our capabilities and expertise to help our customers accomplish their sustainability goals.

Worldwide, KBR employs a diverse workforce approximately 29,000 people strong, with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries.

At KBR, We Deliver.

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