Data Scientist

Brixham, Devon
Competitive salary dependant on experience
03 Aug 2018
13 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Graduate, Temporary
Full Time


  • A unique opportunity for a recently qualified computer scientist to work on a joint project under Knowledge Transfer Partnership, between Scymaris and the University of Plymouth.
  • The key objective of this role is to develop a dynamic software data analytics tool to predict the impact of new chemicals and compounds upon the environment and to enable certification testing to be optimised.

About you:

  • You will have practical experience of collating, aggregating and securing data from various sources and developing complex databases.
  • Evidence of familiarity with data analytical techniques is also essential. Highly numerate with a methodical and tenacious approach to projects.
  • Experience of working in a relevant industry is desirable as is understanding the techniques and tools used to manipulate Big Data Sets.
  • The ability to develop and refine a vision for an ongoing and growing data analytics capability based on a variety of data sources, both internal and external is important and candidates should be prepared to speak to this as part of the interview process.
  • Your personal qualities will include an appreciation for environmental issues and of reducing environmental impacts.
  • You will have demonstrable communication skills with the ability to lead a project from the technical/scientific perspective.


You will have a good first degree with a minimum 2:1 (hons) in a relevant subject such as computer science, computing and informatics or data science. A postgraduate qualification such as an MSc in data analytics/science or a relevant subject would be advantageous.

Accepted degree subjects

  • computer sciences and IT


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