2021 Graduate Data Scientist

Are you an enthusiastic and curious individual who enjoys using data to find patterns and help solve the problems faced by businesses in innovative and imaginative ways?
Would you relish the opportunity to apply these skills across diverse industries?

The Opportunity
We are looking for exceptional, energetic, hard-working and hands-on enthusiastic graduates to join our group of world class employees in Autumn 2021. If successful you will be part of this team and have the unique opportunity to work with clients from start-ups through to global market leaders. You will have a passion for technology and will use a combination of innovation, flexibility and technical excellence to meet and exceed our customers’ often demanding requirements and tight development timescales.
You will work across the product development lifecycle, from new concept generation and technology validation, through prototyping and full product development, to transfer to manufacture and sustainability.

We have
• A multitude of exciting projects in the medical, industrial and consumer sectors
• Projects ranging from quick build proof-of-principle prototypes through to full product developments
• The opportunity to work with clients to define their needs and to develop innovative and exciting solutions

You will have:
• Degree 2.1 or above, (or even a PhD) in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematical or Science-based from a top university
• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
• Enthusiasm to work within multidisciplinary teams and multi-task across projects.

You might also have (but not essential):
• Keras and TensorFlow familiarity
• Python development experience
• MATLAB/Simulink familiarity
• PC software development experience

A Day in the life
You'll extract, analyse and interpret large amounts of data from a range of sources, using algorithmic, data mining, artificial intelligence, machine learning and statistical tools, in order to share your methodologies and insights with the wider team.
Your work will predominately be based at our Sagentia offices in Harston, Cambridge or Epsom, Surrey and there may also be opportunities to travel to client sites in Europe or USA. You will enjoy a fast-paced environment in which we solve a variety of challenges from different industries where you will be driven to stretch yourself and demonstrate determination and focus.
At any one time we have dozens of active projects in the medical, industrial and consumer sectors. As a Graduate, you will have the opportunity to utilise and improve your data science skills on one or more projects simultaneously across sectors. Projects range in length anywhere from a couple of months to a couple of years. Projects will typically require multidisciplinary skills requiring teamwork, independent research, electronics design, mechanical design, software design and of course a data science team that you will be part of.

Career development
You will work on client projects from your first day; we think this provides you with the opportunity to learn from a fantastic team of colleagues and put your great technical skills to use immediately! We work with you from the start of your time with us to ensure we understand how you want to develop your career in the future. We have a great variety of projects taking place at all times and identify, offer and provide bespoke training to support you in developing your existing skills and fill in any gaps. When you join you will be paired with a mentor whose job is to help you settle in, inspire you and instil the Sagentia way.

Every one of our employees has the opportunity to progress and develop within our business – there is no career ceiling; with commitment, hard work and determination there is no limit to what you can achieve! Success looks different to everyone and Sagentia provides great career advancement whether you want to apply your technical skills to brilliant projects, find solutions to problems no one else can solve, deepen and broaden your technical knowledge, manage complex projects, lead teams or business development!

Benefits
You will be offered a competitive salary and benefits package.

 

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