Data Scientist


Data Scientist

The Role

We are now looking to add an enthusiastic and passionate Data Scientist to our team in Cambridge who is keen to tackle real world and commercially-crucial challenges. The candidate will collaborate very closely with the wider team of commercial analysts and optimisation experts. This way the candidate will gain deep insight to all the commercial, pricing and optimisation activities. The candidate will learn from best practises in academia and within the industry.


Required experience:

  • Highly quantitative degree from a good university, e.g. Maths, Physics, Computer Science, Engineering, Operational Research – Masters equivalent or PhD
  • Fluent in Python, ideally experienced in the use of the following:
    • Data manipulation (pandas)
    • Numerical analysis (numpy, scipy)
    • Machine learning (sklearn, keras)
  • Practical knowledge in applying machine learning techniques
  • Well-versed in model construction and evaluation
  • Experience with developing deterministic and stochastic models
  • Practical work experience with time-series data, dealing with problems such as auto-correlation, non-stationarity etc.
  • Familiar with APIs and data scraping
  • Experience with effective data visualisation

Desirable experience:

  • Experience in database design, construction, and interaction
  • Experience with big data packages such as Spark and Hadoop
  • Understanding of real-world physics and engineering associated with supply and consumption of electricity
  • Working within fast-paced commercial environment with high uncertainty
  • Working within the energy sector
  • Rapid prototyping within an R&D environment

How to apply

If you want more information, or want to apply for this vacancy, email us with your CV and covering letter.

Origami Energy is an equal opportunities employer, committed to staff welfare and professional development.

Origami Energy has a responsibility to ensure that all staff are eligible to live and work in the UK and if you’re invited to interview you’ll be requested to provide proof of your eligibility to work.

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