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Data Scientist - Industrial Placement - Advanced Digital Engineering - Whitehaven

Job Details

  • Reference:
    1489
  • Locations:
    Whitehaven
  • Job Type:
    Industrial Placements
  • Closing Date:
    1 April 2019
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Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference to the world. Arup Digital combines innovative digital solutions and processes with our domain expertise across the built environment.

Advanced Digital Engineering

We are a centre of excellence for digital in Arup. We combine advanced digital, engineering, technical, and project expertise to add new value for clients.

Arup's Advanced Digital Engineering group comprises over 300 advanced engineering, digital and project consultants, bringing together a seamless combination of digital and data-related capabilities with Arup's traditional engineering and design strengths. We use this to solve our clients most complex challenges and help them respond effectively to the fast-changing digital world. We combine advanced digital expertise in data, models, analytics, and user centred design, with world-class specialist engineering skills such as advanced dynamics, vibration and wind engineering, as well as digital advisory services, mobility consulting and digital product design and delivery.

We support Arup's longstanding commitment to work on the most interesting and innovative projects by using the right modelling, data, technology and automation capabilities to redefine the built environment with our clients. We provide digital advisory services that focus on working with clients on their digital strategy, design of new services, systems and assets, and helping deliver working solutions along with the development of new analysis tools and other cloud enabled digital services for clients.

 

What are we looking for?

This role is for students studying a relevant degree who are looking to take a mid-degree year placement starting in September 2019.

What will Arup offer you?

The opportunity to experience a fast-paced and diverse working environment. Arup searches for the highest calibre people and supports and encourages the enhancement of your skills as part of making this a valuable and enjoyable summer placement for you.

 

What will you offer Arup?

Personal profile

Ideally you will currently be in your penultimate year of study looking to enter graduate employment no earlier than September 2021, however, we will consider students/graduates at any stage of your education.

You should be an innovative problem solver, someone who thinks ‘outside the box' and who is able to communicate ideas and solutions. You should have a positive and forward-thinking approach and enjoy working as part of a friendly and supportive team. Workload will be diverse and the ability to multi-task and manage your workload is important.

An enquiring mind is key to our approach, as we work across numerous diverse contexts. You will be able to assimilate such new contexts rapidly, and to use various design techniques to help make sense of them, for colleagues, clients and collaborators.

Data Analytics, Statistics, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence methodologies and the online use of data is a rapid growth area and we want someone who can help to expand this further through innovative thinking, enthusiasm and vision. You should be keen to learn and develop your skills as you gain experience in new areas of work.

You should be a well-rounded person in terms of interests and ambitions as we look forward to you getting involved and becoming integrated into the Arup community during your summer placement with us.

Technical qualifications

You will have a strong academic background. Working towards a first degree and/or an MSc (or equivalent) in a relevant subject is required. You should have proven academic experience of utilising and deploying data solutions.

We are particularly keen to meet people with ‘Big Data' and visualisation skills who have an understanding and aptitude for using some of the following technologies: Hadoop, Cassandra, Spark, R / R Spatial, JavaScript (including D3), Python.

 

In return, we offer the following:

  • Opportunities to work on international projects
  • An interesting and varied workload where you'll make a tangible difference to the world
  • A collaborative, intelligent and friendly team in an excellent working environment
  • A challenging workload that will stretch your mind and make the most of your skills

 

Additional Information

This Industrial Placement will start in September 2019 and last for 11-12 months.

You must upload the following information to be considered, and should follow the instructions carefully:

  • Cover letter, detailing reason for application and why you are interested in working in digital consultancy
  • CV
  • Breakdown of modules and results to date
  • Examples of your work


Please upload as one document, and not three separate attachments.

Candidates must follow these instructions precisely to ensure that they are considered for the role.

 


 
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Whitehaven
Albion Square, Swingpump Lane, Whitehaven, England, CA28 7NE
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