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REQ ID: 56001
JOB TITLE: Senior Data Scientist
SALARY: Competitive
POSTING END DATE:  30/07/2021
LOCATION: Coventry
Dreaming for tomorrow is about more than ideas and ambitions. We’re already building the next generation of vehicles, using repurposed and brand-new technology and techniques. We’re doing more than dream, we’re creating the future of mobility and automotive for years to come.



We’re reinventing what tomorrow looks like at Jaguar Land Rover. There’s a revolution underway in our industry – and we’re leading it. We’ve always been innovators. But our future will be driven by the possibilities created by new technologies as never before.


The Quality Analytics team uses advanced analytics to integrate data from numerous sources throughout the vehicle’s lifecycle and run predictive analytics to identify and prioritise the root causes of product quality issues. 


We are currently undergoing an ambitious transformation program that entails building robust analytics solutions to handle the integration, modelling, prediction and inference of all customer quality issues, utilising the best in class data analytics and machine learning tools and methods. We are looking for outstanding problem solvers who are inquisitive and passionate about data-driven change.   


Key responsibilities 

  • Design, prototype and deploy machine learning models. 
  • Write high-quality code, with production and deployment in mind (version control, TDD, automated pipelines) 
  • Communicate model assumptions and results to business users 
  • Partner with various business functions to explore and identify opportunities for improvements 



You will have the technical knowledge with hands-on experience working with complex data and solving problems using Python or/and R with knowledge of data manipulation and SQL experience.  



  • Numerate degree background 
  • Keen problem solver with experience in developing analytics solutions to problems 
  • Experience working with complex data and solving problems using one or more programming language such as Python (preferred) or R 
  • Data manipulation and SQL experience  
  • Experience or knowledge of several modelling approaches (clustering, classification, text analytics, regression), and exposure to some of the standard machine learning algorithms. 



  • Experience with NLP is a distinct plus 
  • Experience with a cloud environment (GCP or similar) 
  • Demonstrate a proactive approach to managing own development in data science or software development through (MOOCs), personal projects, public GitHub repo, etc 
  • Experience in one or more visualisation tool or library (Tableau, Google Data Studio, ggplot2, Matplotlib, Seaborn, etc) 



Bring all this to the home of premium innovation, and you’ll find the opportunities to further your career with a world-class team, a discounted car purchase and lease scheme for you and your family, membership of a competitive pension plan and performance related bonus scheme. All this and more makes Jaguar Land Rover the perfect place to continue your journey.


Please be aware that we may close this vacancy for applications before the stated deadline if we receive a high volume of interest. We strongly advise you to submit your application as early as possible.


Jaguar Land Rover is committed to equal opportunity for all.




At Jaguar Land Rover, we are passionate about our people. They are at the heart of our business. We are committed to fostering a diverse, inclusive culture that is representative of our global customers and the society in which we live; a culture in which every one of our employees can bring their authentic self to work, and reach their full potential.


Jaguar Land Rover has long pushed the boundaries of technology. Now digital innovation lies at the heart of our business – because it is central to our future strategy. We are focused on the development of electric, connected and driverless cars that will reshape the whole industry. Joining us is your chance to help redefine who we are and where we’re going.

Find out more about working here in our JLR Life Blog:

We look after our employees by offering a host of benefits and investing in their talent through award-winning training.


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