Data Science Lead- Roke Manor Research Limited Manchester M2 Permanent

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  • Job ID 23538
  • Sector Data Science

Job Description


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  • Flexible schedule
  • Private medical insurance
  • Transport links

Full job description

As a Data Science Lead, you’ll lead on delivering technical solutions for Roke’s National Security Customers, focussing on Data Services and defining novel technical approaches. Your teams will include a mix of technical abilities including data engineering, machine learning, cloud, DevOps and software engineering skills.

Roke are a leading technology & engineering company with clients spanning National Security, Defence and Industry; working alongside our customers to solve their complex and unique challenges by bringing the physical and the digital together.

As a Data Science Lead, customer engagement will be a large part of your role, playing a key part in the customer consulting, presales and business development strategy; with the opportunity to prepare and contribute to technical proposals and bids.

The Key Requirements…
Ideally experience in a number of areas, including some of the below;

  • Designing and building scalable data platforms
  • Analytical techniques for extracting insight from a variety of data sources
  • Visualisation of complex data
  • Machine learning
  • At least one programming language (e.g. Python, Java, C++)
  • DevOps techniques for supporting repeatable deployment and testing
  • Cloud technologies (AWS/Azure/GCP)
  • Experience with Agile and Agile leadership roles.


If you do not meet all of the above, please still apply, as there are development opportunities available.

Built over a 60-year heritage, Roke offers specialist knowledge in sensors, communications, cyber, and AI and ML. We change the way organisations think and act through dynamic insights from the analysis of multiple layers of data. We take care of the innovative, technical stuff that keeps everyone safe that’s our mission, passion, and motivation.

Joining a team united by purpose and ambition, you’ll be at the heart of an exciting growth journey: having doubled in size over the last 4 years, we intend to double our headcount by 2027. At Roke, every individual counts. We push technical boundaries, together. We re-invest in product innovation, and we empower our people to make a difference.

Where you’ll work
You’ll find our Manchester site located in the heart of the city; Europe’s fastest growing tech hub. You’ll become a key part of Roke’s growing local tech community as we support the Government levelling up agenda. There is easy, local access to our client community with great transport links and nearby local parking.

Why you should join us…
Operating as one Roke, there is a shared belief that everyone has a responsibility to create an environment that encourages you to bring your whole self to work; in a place where everyone has the time, trust and freedom to succeed.

We are committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity, Diversity and Inclusion, enabled by our employee led resource groups of Women In Roke, Neurodiversity, Inspire (LGBT+) ME (Majority Ethnic), Veterans and Disability; which each contribute to making Roke a great place for people from all backgrounds to work.

Mental health and wellbeing is also important to Roke, there is a group of supportive Mental Health First Aiders to lend a listening ear for anyone who needs it; alongside a team of Mental Health First Aid Champions who help build a mentally healthy workplace, challenge stigma and support positive wellbeing.

The Benefits and Perks…

  • Flexi-time: Working hours to suit you and your life
  • Annual bonus: Based on profit share and personal performance
  • Private medical insurance: Includes cover for existing conditions
  • Holiday: 25 days plus public holidays and your birthday off
  • Chemring Share Save: Monthly savings into a 3 or 5 year plan.

Due to the nature of this role, we require you to be eligible to achieve DV clearance. As a result, you should be a British Citizen and have resided in the U.K. for the last 10 years.

The Next Step…
Click apply, submitting an up-to-date CV. We look forward to hearing from you.

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