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We have an opening for a Data Scientist to join our Product Engineering team here at Virgin Media O2, delivering data & insight products to our B2B Clients! You’ll work within an agile product development team and develop and operate big data products using our Mobile Data. The role is jointly accountable for the quality, development and operation of these products, and as part of this you will build, maintain, optimise and automate processes through pipelines, scripts and script control.

Key accountabilities of the role:

  • Delivering value to customers of the product – understanding customer needs and delivering better insights and experience.
  • Developing software or code required to deliver the product, including visualisation tools, databases and data processing system.
  • Developing new methodologies, processes and products, and driving improvements in quality.
  • Continuous improvement with ability to deliver changes to products in a regular, reliable, and predictable manner through improving feedback loops throughout the product delivery process.
  • Developing a detailed understanding of Mobile Network Data and its processing to be able to take full advantage of the data assets.
Who we are

The UK’s fastest broadband network. The nation’s best-loved mobile brand. And, one of the UK's biggest companies too.

Diverse, high performing teams - jam packed with serious talent. Together, we offer the UK more choice and better value, through our boundary-pushing, customer-championing values and ambitions.

Together, we are Virgin Media O2, and we can't wait to see what you can do.

Accessible, inclusive and equitable for all

Virgin Media O2 is an equal opportunities employer and we're working hard to remove bias and barriers for our people and candidates. So, we build equity and inclusion into everything we do, from the policies we craft to the relationships we shape. We support and encourage you to be your authentic self throughout your application journey with us.

The must haves

In order to be considered, you must have the following experience;

  • Previous demonstrable experience in writing and deploying code.
  • Strong understanding of databases and a consistent record in writing analytical queries and data processes in SQL and or Python.
  • Previous experience of defining and implementing data process changes independently.
  • Experienced in effective use of Git for change control.
  • Experience in mentoring or leading other data scientists.
  • Experience in analysing geospatial data.
The other stuff we are looking for

We'd also love you to bring;

  • A consistent track record of taking ownership of projects and outlining what this has delivered.
What's in it for you

Our goal is to celebrate our people, their lives and everything in-between. We aim to create a culture that empowers everyone to bring the best versions of themselves to work each and every day. We believe the most inclusive and diverse culture makes for a better business and a brighter world.

Working at Virgin Media O2, you get a bumper reward package bursting with benefits, and loads of extras you can add if you’d like to. These are designed to support both you and your loved ones, making sure that you’re covered no matter what life throws your way.

Next steps

If we feel like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you as a person and your experience to date. Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include a competency based interview with the Hiring Manager.

When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you. Thanks for your patience in the meantime and for showing an interest in joining the Virgin Media O2 family.


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