We seek entrepreneurial, talented and dedicated data analysts and software developers to work on a range of exciting, cutting-edge projects with external clients. This role offers the opportunity to apply a broad range of experience and skills to a variety of problems in many sectors.
The Institute for Environmental Analytics (https://www.the-iea.org) is a world-leading big data analytics centre based at the University of Reading. The IEA focuses on applied R&D and the development of innovative products and services based on data science. The IEA has a strong entrepreneurial culture and in three years has built an international portfolio of projects in areas such as renewable energy modelling and environmental risk quantification
In order to match our continued expansion, we are looking to grow our analytics team and seek up to four ambitious, talented and dedicated Data Analysts / Software Developers to work on a range of exciting pre-commercial projects with external clients. Besides outstanding technical qualifications and experience, candidates should be eager to learn, adaptable and motivated to turn scientific insight into solutions to real-world problems. In return we offer the chance to work on a broad range of fast-moving and intellectually stimulating projects with the opportunity to travel overseas.
Candidates may offer a mix of skills in both data analysis and software development, or may specialise in one or other of these disciplines. Opportunities are available at both junior (Grade 6) and senior (Grade 7) level, depending on aptitude.
You will have:
• A good degree in a quantitative science subject, or equivalent professional experience
• A creative mindset and a professional manner
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
Please see the full job description and person specification for more details.
Please note that we are keen to start the successful candidates as soon as possible following the interviews. We are also advertising for other posts (see https://www.the-iea.org/jobs) and candidates are welcome to submit applications for more than one position.
Closing date - 27th June 2019
Interviews will be held from 9th July onwards
Informal contact details
Alternative informal contact details
Dr Jon Blower
Dr Debbie Clifford
+44 (0)118 378 5213
+44 (0)118 378 7060
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