Data Modeller

Job Title: Data Modeller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Nottinghamshire, England
Salary: Up to £44000.00 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JJ25338_1609869489
Contact Name: Jessica Jolly
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 05, 2021 17:58

Job Description

My client based in Nottinghamshire are looking for a Data Modeller to start on a full-time basis.

You will:

  • Work closely with domain experts, in order to understand their problems in detail and scope out requirements to deliver.
  • Source and connect to relevant data sources, build mathematical and statistical models, applying the most appropriate optimisation techniques to deliver on time, to quality and to budget.
  • Productionise your work into a usable tool/product that can be used day-to-day by your customers, working closely with software engineers and user experience experts.
  • Automate, enhance and provide support for existing models or analyses.
  • Typically follow the principles of AGILE in the delivery of your work, taking part in stand-ups, sprint reviews and sprint planning sessions when applicable.
  • Peer review the code of others and recommend changes.
  • Actively work to build a positive customer relationship and pursue business development opportunities.
  • Present work to customers when needed for feedback.
  • Promptly raise any work concerns that impact your "well-being" to your line manager to encourage a positive outcome.
  • Be willing to travel overseas for short periods to meet customers and attend project meetings.

To be considered you must have:

  • A strong numerical degree, e.g. mathematics, physics, engineering, computer science or equivalent
  • Experience and interest in coding in Python.
  • A willingness to learn and understand the workings of the gas and power markets.
  • Ability to transform high level customer requirements into tangible projects or outcomes.
  • Have a strong commitment to your own development and be willing to train and coach others, sharing your experience and expertise.
  • Interest in building end to end data solutions to deliver value.
  • Self-starter and take ownership and accountability for ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Commercially aware & understands the environment in which they operate.
  • Strong time management skills to balance a number of concurrent projects.
  • Ability to work effectively and flexibly as a member of a team and seek guidance and advice from others within the team and the wider department.
  • Understand different mathematical, statistical and machine learning methods, their pros, cons, benefits and risks when being applied so the best approaches are selected for a problem.
  • Strong problem solving skills.
  • Tenacity and determination.


  • Experience creating user interfaces e.g. with Dash, Tableau, Power BI
  • Experience working with, or at least an understanding of Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Data querying skills (e.g. SQL, Oracle, Snowflake, APIs).
  • Comfortable using version control systems and project management software (e.g. Git, Azure DevOps).
  • Experience of applying optimisation techniques (especially linear programming).

Salary is up to £44K, will be remote intiialy (due to COVID) but will be mainly office based once things return to normal.