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Modelling and Data Science - Placement Year

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Date: 02-Jan-2021

Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom

Company: Uniper



In this role, you'll be joining our Modelling and Data Science team. It's our task to model and develop state-of-the-art machine learning and optimisation tools that improve the way we work - and that lead the way across the energy sector in fossil generation, renewables, storage and markets. If you have a real enthusiasm for creating and applying the very best scientific modelling methods - you've come to the right place.



What we offer
At Uniper, we believe in rewarding our employees for their hard work. We offer competitive salaries, company pensions and performance related benefits. Our people can also take advantage of our extensive flexible benefits package with discounts on high street vouchers, health and dental care, holidays and more.



How we work
Our people are key to our success. Our core objective is to provide them with a supportive and entrepreneurial work environment that fosters collaboration. This allows our people to take responsibility and make optimal use of their skills. Together, we want to shape the future of energy.



What we are looking for

In the course of your undergraduate placement year, you’ll develop a deep understanding of one part of the energy sector. How? By answering key questions about how we can improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our energy production. In the process, you’ll analyse data, develop algorithms and create prototype software that will help us avoid risks and make the most of our opportunities. You’ll also get the chance to present the findings of your research and analysis to important stakeholders, and to bring your data skills to help large project teams develop detailed implementation plans



Who we are seeking

To join us;

  • You should be studying Mathematics, or a degree with a strong numerical component, such as Computer Science, Physics or any Engineering discipline.
  • You should ideally also have some backgrounds in software development, tools design with User Interface, knowledge of some analytics tools, data architecture or financial knowledge.
  • Effective communication of technical work to both technical and non-technical audiences.
  • The ability to build relationships.




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Job information

Contract type: Fixed-term  
Working Hours:     Full time,  
Start Date:
Deadline: 17/01/2021
Salary: £17,500




Uniper is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion, belief or marital status. We actively promote diversity, equality and flexible working.