Data Scientist

Category: Analytics and Emerging Digital Technologies
City: Gloucester, England - South West, United Kingdom
Position ID: J0120-0110
Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description

Now, more than ever we are ensuring the continuity of critical services that matter and we are still recruiting during these challenging times.

If you have a sixth sense for data science, there’s a digital revolution underway in the UK that needs the talents of people who are at home analysing, managing, designing and predicting complex datasets and breathing life into AI systems.

From public service transformation to cutting-edge commercial projects, our work has a wide reach, helping make the everyday easier, for everyone. When you start your CGI story, not only will you be improving people’s lives, you can be sure we’ll do the same for you.

And the even better news? Our friendly team will keep you inspired and will support you to do what you do best, better.

CGI provides secure, mission-critical solutions to Space, Defence and Intelligence clients

We have some exciting opportunities for Data Scientists who are looking to join our Space, Defence & Intelligence business unit. We need junior, mid-level, senior and lead Data Scientists, based in multiple locations, working for a range of clients and at different security levels.

Our teams focus on shared ownership of common goals. We aim for everyone to be involved in development activities including testing and operations.

You will have a blend of experience covering data science as well as general software engineering.

Our roles are only available if you hold or fulfil the criteria to obtain a UK Security Clearance.

Your future duties and responsibilities

Analysis of structured and unstructured datasets
Statistical modelling
Quantitative analysis
Data visualisation
Ensuring development outputs are suitably integrated into release modules
The support of the release-to-service process including security and accreditation processes.
Providing Technical advice and expertise on designs, solutions, tools, techniques and standards
Troubleshooting, investigations and incident resolution

Required qualifications to be successful in this role

Big data skills such as Hadoop, Pig and Hive
Application programming in languages such as Java, C / C++, Python and SQL
Cluster technologies, including Hadoop and Hortonworks Data Platform
Apache products (NiFi, Kafka and Zeppelin also desirable)
Red Hat Linux
Knowledge and experience of working with systems in the AS Domain
Demonstrated ability to understand high level technical concepts and communicate issues clearly/accurately to technical/non-technical audiences


Big Data technologies including Apache Spark and Accumulo
Knowledge of Geospatial Systems and Services
Experience of working in a Service Delivery Environment
Knowledge of providing technical advice and expertise on designs, solutions, tools, techniques and standards
Hands on development of real world solutions

Our projects are based in a CGI office or client site but may require travel to other locations.

The successful candidate must be able to spend time working away from home, if required.

What you can expect from us

Business is transforming fast. And at CGI, you’ll be at the centre of a digital revolution. As one of the largest independent technology and business services companies in the world, we can deliver exciting opportunities for you to build your career.

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer you access to our share scheme (3% + 3% matching) making you a member not just an employee. You also have the option to benefit from private medical and dental insurance, flexible retirement options, childcare vouchers and a cycle to work scheme.

As for the future? We work as one team, and are a Top 100 employer. Be a successful part of our story and we’ll support you in taking your career anywhere you want it to go.

Please note:

In some instances we will expect to see the recruitment process lengthened, with interviewing and hiring taking place at a later date. Please be assured that if you apply for this role, your interest will be registered and we will be in touch soon to discuss your application further.

What you can expect from us

Build your career with us.

It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.

At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world.

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