Are you ready to play a pivotal role in reshaping the future through the power of data? Join our dynamic team in Weybridge as a Data Scientist, collaborating closely with the Head of Digital Transformation, AI & Automation.
As a key member of the team, you will deliver on the Digital Transformation objective to leverage machine learning and artificial intelligence techniques to drive our ongoing digital transformation. With significant data integration and governance initiatives in flow it is now possible to transform our ways of working by fully exploiting our rich and integrated data sources. You will join a small and talented team of data scientists and collectively take ownership of these efforts, identify the biggest impact opportunities for ML interventions, and operationalize the delivery of machine learning projects.
In this role you will collaborate with other Digital Transformation areas including BI and reporting and data governance. The Digital Transformation team also works with other data focused units on Sony Europe, and across Sony organizations. You will ensure we follow standard methodologies learned from these groups and will proactively share our findings and develop opportunities for collaboration.
Your role will involve working across three areas: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Data Engineering and Data Organisation and Management.
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: Work with business stakeholders to conceptualize, prototype, build and deploy machine learning projects. Demonstrate impact of machine learning through increased efficiency and effectiveness of business processes.
Data Engineering: Build data pipelines needed for AI and ML applications. Work with Global Information Services data services support for broader data engineering requirements.
Data Organisation and Management: Understand our key data sources including sales and sell-through data, data from vendors and online. Ensure new pipelines built to support AI tools follow good engineering and governance practice.
Why you’ll love working with us:
Innovative Initiatives: With significant data integration and governance initiatives underway, now is the time to be part of redefining our organization’s digital landscape.
Collaborative Environment: Join a small, dedicated team of data scientists where you will collectively take ownership of identifying high-impact opportunities for ML interventions and operationalize the delivery of machine learning projects.
Holistic Approach: Work across three key areas: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Data Engineering, and Data Organization and Management.
You will bring:
A good understanding of machine learning and AI techniques. We are looking for an individual who would complement our existing strengths in AI and ML – therefore we are particularly interested in reinforcement learning, analysing speech/video and ML related statistical analysis of data (e.g. Bayesian analysis and causality).
Experience with Python and ideally PySpark and/or DataBricks as well as a good understanding of SQL. Experience with machine learning relevant libraries like pandas, scikit-learn, pytorch and optuna will be expected.
Knowledge of the following technologies is not required but may be advantageous: MLFlow, AzureML, Azure DevOps, FeatureStore, Treasure Data, Dataiku.
Excellent organisational & time management skills with ability to successfully manage and prioritise numerous time pressured analytical activities and projects.
Ability to communicate clearly, effectively and influentially both verbally and in writing
Relevant degree or strong knowledge and experience in computer science/statistics/machine learning
Fluent in English
Embark on this journey with us. Apply now to be part of a team shaping the digital future!
Your new office
Based at the Weybridge office, you will enjoy a vibrant and friendly working environment. We have an onsite canteen with a wide range of options available, and a barista style coffee shop. There is a well-provisioned onsite gym run by our own Sony Wellbeing Coordinator, with classes on set days in the mornings, at lunch and after work hours. We have a staff car park which includes electric charging points, an undercover and secure bike rack (useful if you’ve made the most of the Cycle-to-Work scheme), or if you will use public transport we have a shuttle bus service that regularly runs between train station and the office at peak times.
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Life at Sony
We ensure competitive salaries and benefits by using established benchmarking. We encourage healthy work-life balance supported by hybrid and flexible working policies. We are a positive community who dream big together, respect each other, and enjoy a collaborative culture.
We like to celebrate our colleagues who make a real difference using our recognition platform. We also provide access to numerous services and platforms for all aspects of wellbeing. We listen to our people through conversations and surveys, respect their suggestions, then act on them. We also provide allowances for volunteering days so that our staff can support the causes they are most passionate about.
You can build your career around you with our fantastic range of learning & personal development programs to enhance your skills. We also encourage our staff to try exciting new roles, in a wide range of countries, with a supportive mobility team to support you if you take that leap!
Bring your uniqueness to Sony
We are passionate about creating a culture that promotes equity and cultivates inclusion, diversity, and belonging. We want employees with diverse backgrounds and perspectives that will stimulate innovation and have a direct impact on our creation of social value to fulfil Sony’s purpose – ‘to fill the world with emotion, through the power of creativity and technology’. We want you to bring your unique self to work and help shape our culture.
We are Sony Europe.
Our people collaborate in an environment of respect, integrity, and open-mindedness. Diverse teams from all over Europe are the driving force for our business, and we embrace the differences that make each of us original and unique.
With offices in 28 European countries, Sony Europe caters to consumer, professional, semiconductor and healthcare markets with innovative electronics products and solutions. Our European laboratories research and develop new technologies and capabilities that contributes to the Sony Group and important issues on a planetary scale.
Bring your passion, creativity and ambitions to Sony Europe. Apply now, and let’s create the future together.