Data Scientist

Data Science · Manchester, Manchester
Department Data Science
Employment Type Full-Time

Purpose of the Role


To work with clients across multiple sectors; applying the latest research and technology to overcome real life commercial problems.


The Opportunity  

 

With all the hype around AI, Peak is at the forefront of delivering meaningful business results through our AI System and configurable solutions. With an impressive list of case studies and references from enterprise clients, Peak has developed significant product market fit in the UK and Europe over the past five years and is perfectly placed to achieve global success as AI adoption becomes commonplace. Just as importantly, we are also focused on building an amazing company - one where we truly value our people & culture, and strive to make an amazing place to work. We were voted one of the top 100 companies to work for in the UK and received the highest rating for employee engagement.

 

We are a fast-paced innovative tech company and have ambitious plans this year to expand our operations and create a world leading tech business. To do so we need the best people and an environment our team love being a part of. Being a Data Scientist at Peak places you right at the heart of the company and at the forefront of developing practical & innovative solutions to help our customers grow and become more efficient. This is an exciting opportunity to develop your career in data science and gain highly sought after experience in the AI field, as we start the next stage of our global growth. 

 

The Role 


You’ll work as a key part of the data science team, who shape our products and drive growth by transforming how our customers operate. Interfacing with diverse people and situations - from academic experts to being onsite with our customers; this position requires a high degree of autonomy and responsibility. Furthermore, there is considerable opportunity to expand the role as Peak grows.


We’re looking for leading expertise in machine learning and data mining. An essential part of the role will involve keeping up-to-date with technological developments and research in the area. You must be enthusiastic for the discipline, excited by novel applications that these techniques offer, and have the ability to communicate your understanding and findings clearly to experts in other disciplines.


Personal Skills  


We are looking for teammates who are:


  • Open - excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to clearly communicate complex information to those in other disciplines. 
  • Straightforward – passion and true interest in data science. 
  • Driven – shows high levels of drive, energy, resilience and a desire for professional excellence.
  • Curious - naturally inquisitive with a problem-solving mindset. 
  • Smart – keeps up to date with the latest data science news, market results and industry announcements. 
  • Responsible - effectively balance competing priorities and work productively as part of the team. 


Required Experience 


We are looking for: 


  • Experience in one or some of - statistical modelling, machine learning, data mining, unstructured data analytics, natural language processing.
  • Proficiency in statistical and other tools/languages, specifically R and /or Python. 
  • Familiarity with relational databases and intermediate level knowledge of SQL.
  • Sound understanding of a wide range of statistical techniques.
  • Understanding and presenting of findings to a non-technical audience.


Benefits


  • Opportunity to help scale Peak and make a large impact in a fast-growing company.
  • Competitive compensation package, equity, pension and generous holiday entitlement.
  • A fantastic working environment with open communication channels, flat hierarchy and a truly collaborative style.
  • Peak has a strong culture based on shared values: open, straightforward, smart, responsible, curious and driven.
  • Regular team days and social activities.
  • Cycle to work initiative and public transport season ticket loans.
  • Opportunity to directly influence Peak’s early success in entering the US market.
  • Learn from like minded & talented individuals across multiple disciplines.


About Peak

 

In an age when becoming AI and data-driven is one of the most important things businesses must do, it can also be one of the most challenging. That’s where Peak comes in; our AI System sits at the heart of our client’s businesses, enabling the rapid unification, modelling and - most importantly - use of data. All supported by our world-class data science team.

 

Founded in 2014, Peak has grown rapidly, in line with the world’s fastest growing SaaS companies, winning numerous awards and attracted significant funding to support the company’s ongoing investment in machine learning and AI technologies. All to further our mission to become the world’s leading AI System business. Headquartered in Manchester, Peak also has offices in London, Edinburgh, Jaipur and Brisbane. Our clients include some of the world's leading brand names across multiple sectors including retail, CPG, and manufacturing. Peak is an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner, and holds Machine Learning Competency status. Check out our website for more info! 

 

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  • Location
    Manchester, Manchester
  • Department
    Data Science
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time