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Data Scientist - Open

Data Scientist - Open

Data Scientist
Smartia | Bristol and Bath Science Park, Bristol, UK
Jan 2020





Smartia is looking for a Data Scientist to join our Applications team in a client facing role.
Manufacturing drives the economy on a global scale. However, today, manufacturers are facing
challenges owing to the lack of digitisation on the factory floor and the inefficiencies in their ageing

To reignite innovation in manufacturing and propel companies into the 4th Industrial Revolution,
Smartia is building a revolutionary AI and IoT platform - MAIO - to help manufacturers digitise and
monitor their assets (i.e. machines and processes).

In particular, the Applications team works directly with leading manufacturers to generate insights
and identify opportunities for process innovation. Additionally, being client facing in nature, this
team is also the voice of ourcustomers. Hence, it is responsible for driving product innovation and
development around MAIO as well.

As a Data Scientist in the Applications team, you will be working directly with our clients to
understand the business problem and ultimately, deliver data-driven insights using techniques in
data science and machine learning. Furthermore, you’ll be working in collaborative and cross-functional
project teams, and contributing towards overall delivery while upholding the highest standards of

At Smartia, we value innovation, ownership and the will to make a difference. Furthermore, we are looking
for someone with critical thinking skills and the ability to solve challenging data science problems in
a structured manner.

The role will be based in Bristol but will require travel to client locations in the UK occasionally. You’ll
be reporting to the Head of Applications, and also closely partner with our product innovation and
development teams.

Responsibilities and Duties

- Be result-driven and goal-oriented as a data scientist

- Understand client’s business problem and break it down into suitable hypotheses

- Preprocess and wrangle data

- Perform analysis (correlation, regression,classification, etc.) using suitable data science techniques

- Present results and insights from analysis to business stakeholders

- Assist the project manager in liaising with business stakeholders to refine the analysis

- Deliver production quality code and propagate best practices among team members

- Use experience from client projects to drive product innovation for MAIO (our AI and IoT platform for manufacturers)

- Demonstrate willingness to innovate by driving new initiatives and improving project efficiency


Qualifications and Skills

- MSc or PhD in Computer Science, Mathematics, Operational Research, Statistics, Economics, or another quantitative field

- 1- 3 years of experience across data science, data engineering and advanced analytics, ideally in the industrial domain

- Strong understanding of concepts and challenges in Statistical Analysis, Machine Learning and Deep Learning

- Advanced coding skills in Python

          - Data Science: pandas, numpy, scipy, sklearn, tensorflow, keras, pytorch, jupyter

          - Data Visualisation: matplotlib, plotly, seaborn, bokeh

- Familiarity with SQL

- Experience of working in a cloud environment (AWS, Azure)

- Excellent communication and presentation skills


About Smartia

Smartia is a deep tech company shaping the future of industrial operations.
We are developing advanced analytics and artificial intelligence solutions for some of the most
challenging problems in manufacturing and engineering industries. We excel at managing and
delivering complex data driven challenges and pride ourselves on an open, direct and honest
approach to customer engagement and value creation.

We are building a state-of-the-art industrial AI framework called MAIO, which combines the latest
technologies in industrial data streaming and management powered by machine learning and AI for
predictive maintenance, quality control and process optimisation.


What makes a Smartian:

- We build awesome things

- We love challenges and solving problems

- We are self-driven

- We are creative

- We are not afraid of failure and learn from mistakes

- We are open, honest and direct

- We stand alongside our colleagues, partners and customers in good and bad times

- We are high performers


What we offer

- Competitive compensation

- Flexible working hours

- Working from home on agreed days

- Training and development programs

- Healthcare insurance

- Pension scheme

- Company profit sharing scheme


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