Ricardo: Senior data scientist

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Senior data scientist

  • Role type
  • Flexible Hours, Full time, Part time

  • Location
  • Home based

  • Closing Date
  • 26/05/2021

Job Description

At Ricardo Energy & Environment, we work to create a world fit for the future. If you’re interested in having a real impact on improving the environment, we would love to talk to you!  

You will be joining our newly formed and fast-growing Data Science team. You will work across the business in order to implement innovative solutions and provide leadership on best practices in statistical modelling and machine learning approaches.   

You will collaborate with our environmental experts to identify opportunities to create new products and services, as well as helping to shape and drive the wider Data Science strategy.  Our work touches on many aspects of sustainability. This ranges from helping to monitor and understand air quality in cities, to exploring the environmental impact of new technologies, to informing better water and energy use, and to minimising waste. 


This is an exciting and rewarding place to work, with the opportunity to make a difference. What sets us apart is our People. You will work with an exceptional team of talented, dedicated and supportive individuals. You will have a fantastic opportunity to develop your career with us through our broad range of projects, mentoring opportunities and a personalised approach to your learning and development

Key competencies and experience: 

  • Proven knowledge and experience of productising machine learning models and data analysis workflows 
  • 5+ years programming in Python 
  • 5+ years of experience using relational & non-relational database platforms  
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to engage and manage internal and external stakeholders  
  • Experience in growing, inspiring and upskilling colleagues 
  • No previous experience in the environmental sector is necessary, but a passion for what we do is essential 

 Our People are important to us and we take pride in our wellbeing programmes and policies that support individuals including flexible working, carers policy, mental health first aiders and readily available support through our extensive Employee Assistance programme.

Ricardo Energy & Environment has an ambitious diversity, equality and inclusion approach as explained  by our CEO.

Once you have submitted your application a member of our Recruitment Team will be in touch. Please be aware that the timing can vary dependent on the volume of applications that we receive for each role and in some cases, we may start to review applications prior to the closing date.