Data Science Consultant

admin, on June 14, 2017

Do you get a buzz out of engaging with clients and enabling them to solve problems and gain insights from data? Do you enjoy getting to grips with complex data challenges and enabling users to make the best use of cutting-edge solutions to visualise and gain insights from their data?

Aridhia’s cloud-based business model is delivered through AnalytiXagility, our innovative data analysis platform. Our services enable healthcare and research organisations to accelerate their analytic projects to develop new, data-driven approaches to healthcare and improving patient outcomes. Working with us is a chance to make your mark improving lives, working with a team of highly creative and talented people using cutting-edge technologies.

We’re looking for an ambitious and talented client-facing Data Science Consultant to help us enable academic, clinical and industrial researchers to understand the benefits and make the best use of AnalytiXagility. You’ll get the chance to work with a passionate team delivering data-driven insight, product and services.

To apply for this position, in either Glasgow or Edinburgh, please send your CV and a covering letter to

What you’ll deliver

The successful candidate will be working as part of a cross-disciplinary enablement team, with opportunities to interact with high-profile and innovative clients at all stages of engagement and to help them visualise and gain insights from their data.

This will involve:

  • Leading on client engagements using agile and iterative methods across all phases of projects, from project scoping, data understanding, integration, cleaning, transformation, modelling and application.
  • Managing performance and quality of virtual/external data science resources within client projects.
  • Promoting the development of re-usable code and packages of analytics to help our data science team and user community, and to extend our platform with bundles of useful analytics.
  • Helping to inform the platform roadmap, development, usability and testing.
  • Supporting business development and user community engagement, identifying business opportunities, and directing and contributing to the development of case studies, collateral, technical tutorials and demos.
  • Researching the latest technologies, exploratory analysis, statistical methods and machine learning techniques to develop data-driven insights, descriptive measures, risk stratification models and visualisations that can be incorporated into our products and services.
  • Maintaining and building your personal and professional networks to develop a stable of contacts in relevant disciplines/organisations.

What you’ll bring

  • Knowledge and experience of end-to-end data management and analysis, and passion to deliver data-driven insight, products and services.
  • Demonstrable client engagement and management skills.
  • Demonstrable business analysis/requirements gathering skills.
  • Degree in an analytical or technical field (e.g. computer science, applied mathematics or statistics).
  • Experience of working with databases (such as Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, or Pivotal Greenplum).
  • Experience of working with statistical programming languages (such as R, Shiny, or Python).
  • Experience of version control software (e.g. Git).
  • Knowledge and understanding of Platform as a Service (PaaS) and Software as a Service (SaaS) cloud computing models.

What we offer in return

Aridhia is an entrepreneurial and ground-breaking company. We enable data-driven collaborative health research using cutting-edge technologies at the forefront of innovation and offer an unparalleled opportunity to develop your career in this space.

In addition to competitive remuneration packages with opportunities to share in our commercial success, we offer the following benefits:

  • 35 days annual holiday entitlement, inclusive of four public holidays
  • Private healthcare for employees and their families
  • Death in Service scheme
  • Generous company pension scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers scheme
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity and sick pay benefits
  • Individually tailored induction and personal development plans
  • Opportunities for international travel


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