Data Scientist Apprenticeship

Harrogate, North Yorkshire
10 May 2019
10 Jun 2019
Science / Research
Start Date
24 months+

Data Scientist, Degree Apprentice

Covance - Harrogate, United Kingdom

“Every day is another chance to help save the lives of millions of people around the world. When you join our team, you get to be a part of that.”

Who we are and what we do:

We are a world-leading life sciences company offering laboratory testing and development services to the pharmaceutical industry across the globe.

At Covance, we help make the miracles of medicine a reality. We offer opportunities to work on diverse, challenging projects with bright, interesting colleagues while building a flexible and rewarding career. We put our trust in science and in one another. We believe that supportive teams, passionate people and inspired thinking are the formula for Better Science. This is your chance to become part of a team that helps to bring miracles of medicine to market sooner.

The Role:

A Data Scientist supports strategic projects, technical support and consultancy for the delivery of technology services to support the global business processes. You will develop an understanding of the Early Development and Chemistry services business, assisting in prioritization of technology / data analysis initiatives and ensuring that they align with the overall global business strategy.

A Data Scientist is responsible for executing data mining activities in coordination with project teams with supervision. You will develop, create, verify/validate and maintain managing the data links for assigned projects in compliance with standard operating procedures and given the opportunity to work in a busy, fast-paced environment within the data and technology group.

In simple terms, you'll be involved in taking raw data from preclinical and clinical databases, as well as from external vendors, and using a variety of tools, convert this raw data into industry or client standard dataset formats, prior to using the datasets to create tables, figures and listing which present the data collected.

You'll develop a number of soft skills, including; communication, scheduling, team-working, quality focus, taking the initiative and proactivity. It is also a great chance to experience a career in a world leading environment and learn from highly experienced team members.

You will learn the following:

Production of data queries, visualizations and data sets to the required specification. This involves production of queries in tools such as Spotfire and Tableau, to meet internal and external client specifications.

Learn to develop content sharing solution with tools such as SharePoint

How to validate electronic solutions in line with industry standards.

Good time management and organization skills, the ability to prioritize own work to meet tight deadlines while maintaining the highest standards of work.

Effective communication skills; a co-operative and team orientated approach.

What you'll receive:

You'll undertake an Apprenticeship in Data Science over the course of 36 months,

A Bachelor’s Degree in Data Science,

A chance to work with industry experts,

A chance to put theoretical skills in to practice and make a real impact in a global business,

A chance to Act as an Ambassador across Yorkshire for Internships,

A generous benefits and holiday package.

Get ready to redefine what's possible and discover your extraordinary potential at Covance. Here, you'll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples' lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of exceptional people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

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Start date: September 2019.

Minimum Criteria:

A-level qualifications in a Computer Discipline, Mathematics and ideally a Science qualification all at minimum Grade C,

A willingness to learn,

Great attention to detail,

A passion for data and.

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