Version 1 Redditch

Senior Data Scientist

Department: Digital Development & Architecture


Company Description

We pledge "to prove IT can make a real difference to our customer's businesses". We work hard to ensure we understand what our customers need from their technology solutions and then we deliver. 

We are an award-winning company who provide world class customer service; we think big and we hire great people. Version 1 are more than just another IT services company - we are leaders in implementing and supporting Microsoft, Oracle and AWS technologies. 

Invest in us and we’ll invest in you; if you are driven, committed and up for a challenge, we want to meet you. 

Job Description

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Data Scientist to deliver high-value analytics solutions as a part of Version 1. Open to applicants seeking a permanent role with excellent growth and advancement opportunities, you will initially join a team delivering a transformative cloud-hosted data platform for a key Version 1 customer. 

You will have strong experience in building solutions using a variety of open-source tools and exposure to the Microsoft Azure Machine Learning services and a proven track record in delivering high-quality work to tight deadlines.

The role will require a data scientist with excellent communication skills, that is willing to continuously learn and listen. Creative problem solving and a keen understanding of how predictive analytics can be leveraged in business processes are a must. We’re looking for a data scientist that is inherently curious, willing to learn & develop, and able to function as translator between business, IT, data and analytics.


You should have solid experience in building predictive models and shaping an analytic strategy that maximises the value derived from an organisation’s data and delivers critical business outcomes quickly. You should also be experienced in developing analytic models using Python & R using a variety of structured & unstructured data sources

In addition:

  • Knowledge of, or experience in building robust data ingestion & transformation processes in enterprise environments
  • Experience using Graph databases for analysis of networks of related entities
  • Fluent in English (spoken & written)
  • Excellent team player & communicator
  • Inherently curious & a continuous learning mindset
  • Experience & knowledge of business discovery processes
  • Must be eligible for, or already possess UK Security Clearance
Additional Information

Before you apply, here are some of our benefits. We offer profit share, pension, private medical, flexible working policy and more. We offer incentives for accreditations and educational assistance for courses relevant to your role.

We offer employee recognition in the form of Excellence Awards and V1Ps which is awarded by your peers. Engagement is incredibly important with local engagement teams driving our engagement events!

Wired to Deliver

Every decision we make is governed by six core values. They are simply stated, non-negotiable and ever present.

Honesty and Integrity
Telling customers what they need to hear – not what they want to hear.
Personal Commitment
Being accountable and keeping commitments
No Ego
Having an open, helpful and ‘No Job Too Small’ attitude.
Customer First
Actively seeking customer feedback to understand your business.
Good enough is never our objective. We solve tough problems and make innovative suggestions.
Our customers are accustomed to working with driven, results focused Version 1 people.

Consistently Rated a Top Workplace By Our People

Strong core values, a culture of trust and empowerment, and a vision for success position Version 1 as a top employer across the UK, Ireland and India. If you are seeking a fair workplace in which recognition is based on merits, and career pathways are based on skills, then we could be a fit for you.

Learn about our Culture

Award-Winning Employee Focus

    UK, 2019-2021
    IRELAND, 2012-2021
    AWARD, 2018-2021
    IN TECH, 2019 & 2020
    AWARD, 2019 & 2020

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