• Title
    Senior Software and Data Science Engineer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Asset Operations & Consultancy
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    We are seeking to recruit a Senior Software and Data Science Engineer to an exciting and challenging new role, offering the opportunity to be part of a leading global organisation growing its data analytics service offering. You will be responsible for managing and delivering a wide range of data science and software projects.  This is a significant opportunity to develop your career and thrive in a problem solving, solutions-focused environment as we help our global customers realise significant efficiency and value improvements.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Management and coordination of data science projects
    • Guiding and providing technical assistance to more junior team members
    • Prototyping and deploying data driven models and software solutions using high-level programming languages such as R and/or Python and open source frameworks
    • Developing and deploying data-driven solutions to cloud infrastructure
    • Applying the latest machine learning techniques to solve important business problems in the connected operations and smart city/transport space
    • Working within cross-functional teams across Wood to deliver data analytics solutions
    • Participating in an Agile/Scrum project execution methodology using CRISP-DM

    Skills / Qualifications

    Required Competencies:

    • High STEM performer with strong mathematical track record
    • Strong computer science skills complemented by machine learning capability & passion
    • Experience/proven track record (sample projects) working with at least one high-level rapid prototyping language such as R or Python
    • Good working knowledge of at least one mainstream cloud computing service such as Microsoft Azure or Amazon Web Services
    • Working knowledge of SQL for data access, manipulation, and validation
    • Strong visualization and presentation layer design skills and appreciation
    • Comfortable learning new technologies and working in a fast-paced environment.
    • Confidence and ability to work autonomously
    • Comfortable working within different problem domains (e.g. engineering, energy, environmental, infrastructure, transport, etc.)
    • Knowledge of at least one low-level deployment language such as Java, C++, C#, etc. (not essential but would be an advantage)
    • Knowledge of a scalable/Big Data language such as Scala/Spark (not essential but would be an advantage)
    • Knowledge of machine and computer vision techniques (not essential but would be an advantage)
    • Excellent communication skills

    Qualifications / Experience Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s or post-graduate degree in computer science
    • Additional qualification in a discipline such as data science, analytics, statistics or a related quantitative field would be a significant advantage
    • Previous experience working in a computer and data science environment
    • Previous experience working as a project manager in a consultancy environment
    • Experience building and deploying machine learning models to solve problems
    • Experience working with at least one mainstream cloud computing service
    • Experience working with large and complex data sets
    • Experience working with data and features derived from engineering/industrial sources
    • Additional engineering qualification in a discipline such as mechanical or civil-structural engineering would be an advantage


    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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