Sky

Senior Data Scientist 62793

Job description

Want to do the best work of your life? Make your mark at Europe’s leading entertainment brand. Our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work – a place where you can be yourself and let your skills shine.
Want to do the best work of your life? With 24 million customers in 7 countries, make your mark at Europe’s leading media and entertainment brand. A workplace where you can proudly be yourself; our people make Sky a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.

What you'll do:
You will work in a team of Network Planners, Developers and Data Scientists to support the development of software and analytics capabilities for modelling Sky’s Mobile and Voice network infrastructure and drive the network strategy.

This is a highly dynamic role that will allow you to grow multidisciplinary skills in the Data Science, Network Modelling and Software Development domains.

Your main responsibilities will be:
  • Data Engineering and Network Modelling
  • Ingest and process network usage and commercial data
  • Create capacity and economic network models
  • Generate dashboards and reports for senior stakeholders
  • Network Analytics
  • Apply data science methodologies to analyse and improve network performance and cost efficiency
  • Use ML to support Operations team (fault detection/classification, automated fault recovery, etc.)
  • Develop Insights to support commercial objectives and present analysis/plans to relevant stakeholders up to UK CTO

What you'll bring:
You will have 3+ years knowledge and experience (gained in the industry) in the data science area.
Essential requirements:
  • BSc in Computer Science (or similar)
  • Industry practice in managing and analysing large time series datasets
  • Experience automating data processes alongside data engineers to ensure an efficient end-to-end workflow
  • Good programming skills in Python and SQL
  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and version control
  • Experience building data visualizations and dashboards
  • Excellent presentation skills

Desirable requirements:
  • PhD in Computer Science or similar
  • Modelling and trend analysis expertise
  • Familiarity with large packet core and mobile networks
  • Working experience deploying solutions on public cloud

Team Overview:
The Network Data Science and Software team, part of Sky’s Engineering Division, takes a data-driven approach towards meeting network planning goals, including capacity planning, performance planning and network economics. We develop insights which reinforce planning decisions and support wider commercial objectives.

The Rewards:
There's a reason people can't stop talking about #LifeAtSky. Our great range of rewards really are something special, here are just a few:
  • Sky Q, for the TV you love all in one place
  • A generous pension package
  • Private healthcare
  • Discounted mobile and broadband

Inclusion:
Recognised as an ‘Inclusive Top 50 Employer’ and a ‘Times Top 50 Employer for Women’, we’re working hard to ensure we’re a truly inclusive place to work. This means we don’t just look at your CV. We’re more focused on who you are and the potential you’ll bring to Sky. We also know that everyone has a life outside work, so we're happy to support you as much as we can with flexible shift patterns.
And we'll do everything we can to support you during your application. If you need us to make any adjustments to our recruitment process, speak to our recruitment team who will be happy to support you.

Why wait?
Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.
To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.
Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.
Why wait?

Apply now to build an amazing career and be part of a brilliant team. We can’t wait to hear from you.

To find out more about working with us, search #LifeAtSky on social media. A job you love to talk about.
Just so you know: if your application is successful, we’ll ask you to complete a criminal record check. And depending on the role you have applied for and the nature of any convictions you may have, we might have to withdraw the offer.

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