Senior/Data Scientist

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Trilateral Research

Open to candidates based in the UK, Ireland, or other European Countries

Application Deadline
GBP35,000 to £60,000

We are an innovative company bringing the rigour of inter-disciplinary research to solve complex societal problems. If these are the kinds of challenges you find inspiring, and you have a passion for solving problems that make a real and positive impact in the world, come talk to us.

Our culture is based on delivering high-quality outputs, through our commitment and passion for what we do. We work in an open and collaborative environment where the team culture provides support amongst peers and colleagues. Find out about our people and our culture, and see how our mission drives the projects we take on, the key data protection services we provide, and the technology products and supplementary services we develop.

We are seeking to engage a Senior Data Scientist/Data Scientist (depending on experience) to work on our data science contributions concerning social problems in research and innovation projects and tenders.

Specific job responsibilities include:

  • Data management: collection, curation, cleaning, analysis, presentation/visualisation.
  • Experienced in quantitative/qualitative analysis, data mining, analytics modelling and data-driven decision-making via experimentation (evaluating hypotheses and A/B testing)
  • Experienced in full lifecycle of a data science project, from data collection, EDA, model optimisation to model deployment and monitoring
  • Product-minded and understand the trade-offs between quality and delivering fast
  • Gathering user requirements and designing, planning and delivering data science contributions as it relates to solving societal challenges.
  • Line management and supervision of junior members of staff.
  • Upholding standards and frameworks for the delivery of work
  • Writing technical reports, documentation and content for proposals
  • Working in an interdisciplinary social-tech environment and respecting social, data ethics, privacy and algorithmic transparency issues
  • Writing content for peer-reviewed journal articles, blogs and online media.
  • Attending and/or presenting at national/international conferences and workshops


  • PhD in Computer Science (or a related field) or equivalent years of experience
  • Ideally 2-5 years’ experience in data science
  • Demonstrable experience of applying data science to business requirements, preferably social challenges
  • Deep understanding of the theoretical grounds of machine learning.
  • Strong command of Python and in-depth knowledge of the PyData stack (sklearn, pandas, numpy, matplotlib, NLTK, Keras, PyTorch etc.) and SQL
  • Working knowledge of Git, Docker, CI/CD, REST API
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines whilst maintaining quality.
  • Good interpersonal ability and can communicate findings to the wider business including executives and stakeholders.

Location: This position is open to candidates based in the UK, Ireland, or other European Countries

Salary: Commensurate with experience (£35 - £60k)

Hours: Full Time

Contract Type: Fixed Term or Permanent

In return, you get ...

  • A competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours / remote working options
  • Competitive pension scheme
  • A positive and supportive environment

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of their age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We are a Disability Confident committed and Living Wage employer.

To Apply: Please submit both your CV and a cover letter to, linking your experience to our requirements in order to have your application considered. All appointments are subject to the receipt of satisfactory references.

Applications should be marked specifically as “Application for Senior/Data Scientist“ in the subject email. We will process applications on a rolling basis until position is filled.


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