Data Scientist

Hours: 36

Salary: £0 - £0

Location: Welwyn Garden City

United Kingdom

Apply by: 08/03/2019


Data Scientist

Welwyn Garden City

About the role

  • Solve Data Science problems and participate in the majority of the project lifecycle with minimal support from senior team members 
  • Understand difficult business problems and prototype solutions 
  • Analyse and link complex datasets so that they may be learned from or optimised 
  • Build mathematical models on top of big data architectures to gain deep insights into opportunities to improve the customer experience and the Tesco business 
  • Communicate complex solutions in a clear, understandable way to non-experts 
  • Promote data science across Tesco, and promote Tesco across the external Data Science community

You will be responsible for

  • Solve Data Science problems and participate in the majority of the project lifecycle with minimal support from senior team members 
  • Understand difficult business problems and prototype solutions 
  • Analyse and link complex datasets so that they may be learned from or optimised 
  • Build mathematical models on top of big data architectures to gain deep insights into opportunities to improve the customer experience and the Tesco business 
  • Communicate complex solutions in a clear, understandable way to non-experts 
  • Promote data science across Tesco, and promote Tesco across the external Data Science community

You will need

  • Experience with different programming languages and a good grasp of at least one language Python, Java, Scala, R (or similar) 
  • An analytical mind set and the ability to use your academic knowledge to tackle specific business problems 
  • Understanding of common data structures and algorithms. Understanding of time and space complexity 
  • Experience of contributing to the success of high impact Data Science projects within complex organisations 
  • Experience of extracting insights from large data sets containing event records for millions of customers 
  • Experience of partnering with Data Engineering teams to productionize your developments and roll out at scale 

About us

Here at Tesco we focus on solving complex business problems and developing data products that can be deployed at scale to our customers. Our work spans across multiple areas including Stores, Online, Fulfilment, Marketing and Clubcard and we encourage rotation amongst our Data Scientists so they can apply their skills to different business challenges and gain deeper levels of subject matter expertise.

Our core work involves developing data products that can be deployed at scale both internally and externally. On any day you could be supporting the automation of decision-making across the business; optimising processes for key business objectives; or conducting deep-dive exploratory analysis to inform strategic decision-making.

Application process

Our office application process varies depending on the role and the level of experience needed.

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