Data Science Apprentice

25462.00 - 25462.00 GBP Annual
19 Feb 2021
19 Mar 2021
Start Date
Here at HM Land Registry, we have 3 exciting opportunities for Data Scientist Apprentices to join our team in Plymouth. Joining on a full-time or part-time, fixed-term contract (36-39 months depending on the Apprenticeship), you will receive a competitive salary of GBP25,462 per annum. The expected start date for these roles is September 2021.

Due to Covid-19, the role will initially be home-based so induction and training will be carried out remotely, with full support from the team. Once safe to do so, your home office will be located in the vibrant waterfront city of Plymouth.

This is your chance to secure a Data Science apprenticeship unlike any other. At HM Land Registry (HMLR), you'll get all the benefits of an apprenticeship - paid work experience, valuable skills and a recognised qualification. But that's not all, you will also have the chance to help shape our future.

About the Data Scientist Apprentice position:

Through your apprenticeship, you will undertake a Level 6 integrated degree in Data Science, get exposure to both traditional and cutting edge statistical and computational methodologies as well as agile ways of working and important communication skills, whilst being supported by your manager and a buddy.

As a Data Science Apprentice, you will work closely with technical experts in our Data Science Practice to develop skills in formulating Data Science problems and then extracting, manipulating and visualizing data in order to answer complex questions. You will gain broad exposure to statistical analytics, Machine Learning, and software engineering by being involved in a range of exciting end-to-end Data Science projects and participating in Communities of Interest across our Digital, Data and Technology groups.

You will also gain practical skills in data engineering, annotation, model training/validation, forecasting and anomaly detection whilst developing valuable domain knowledge on digital transformation in Land and Property registration.

What we're looking for in our Data Science Apprentice:

- 3 A Levels or equivalent (One to be: A STEM subject)

- 5 GCSE's grade 4 or grade C and above including Maths, English and a STEM subject or equivalent

- A competent user of computer software packages; including knowledge of MS Office and email

- Demonstrable curiosity for uncovering hidden meaning within datasets, and enthusiasm for learning new skills and techniques for extracting insight from data

Benefits of becoming our Data Science Apprentice:

We offer very competitive terms, conditions, and benefits. We provide excellent opportunities for career progression, training, and development. You will have access to Civil Service pension and benefits arrangements and generous leave allowances, as well as flexible/remote working - exactly what you would expect from a progressive employer.

It is a great place to work, where difference is celebrated and we're committed to fairness and equality for all, so you feel valued for who you are and what you do. Diversity fuels our innovation. Our shared values help us work together, to benefit the communities we serve. Our employee diversity networks support our culture of inclusion and contribute to our diversity action plan.

To continue your application for our Data Science Apprentice role, please click 'Apply' now.

Closing Date: 11:55 pm on Monday 8th March 2021

There is an opportunity to attend a virtual Open Evening on Wednesday 3rd March from 5.30 - 7.30pm to learn more about the roles, meet subject matter experts and what it's like to work at HM Land Registry

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