Performance Data Scientist

  • BayWa r.e.
  • Prospect House, 5 Thistle Street
  • Fulltime

BayWa r.e. Operation Services Limited offers comprehensive operations and maintenance services to solar energy plants and wind plants across the UK and Ireland. We utilise our international experience as well as the expert knowledge of our local teams to deliver centralised, state-of-the-art data management and monitoring. Our commitment is to deliver our services by setting industry standards and constantly innovating to improve the value we add for our customers.

Due to our dynamic growth, we are expanding our team in Edinburgh and are currently looking for a Performance Data Scientist:

Your tasks

  • Provide a supporting role to operations department
  • Addvise on the development of strategies and worflows for the performance analytics department
  • Support in the development of operational KPI’s for PV and wind
  • Have a leading role in the development of tools to analyze the performance of operational wind projects and solar farms based on available real time and historical data
  • Develop supervised and unsupervised models that would proactively identify potential component failures and optimize the performance of wind farms
  • Optimize, review and discuss code and algorithm efficiencies
  • Validate models and compare methodologies
  • Develop a knowledge base to enable the technical asset management team to proactively investigate performance issues
  • Guide junior members of the team and provide support and basic training on developed tools

Your profile

  • You must have a valid right to work in the UK; we are not able to sponsor applicants
  • You are technically and digitally inclined
  • MSc/ PhD in Statistics/ Mathematics/ Physics/ Computer Science or related discipline
  • At least 5 years of working experience in statistical analysis, machine learning or relevant discipline
  • Proficiency with Python and/or R for use in conducting data analytics
  • Strong experience in statistical modeling, supervised and unsupervised learning and relevant libraries Keras/ Tensorflow
  • Proven track record on explanatory data analysis
  • Experience with time series analysis
  • Experience with UNIX/ Linux ecosystem
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to effectively manage a range of priorities
  • Collaborative working style, persuasive and clear communication skills
  • Flexible skillset and enthusiasm for a varied role
  • Calm under pressure and strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Your benefits

  • Private Health Insurance
  • Life Assurance Cover
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Yearly Team Away Days
  • Yearly Discretionary Performance Bonus Scheme
  • Excellent Company Culture
  • Excellent Progression opportunities
  • Mental Health First Aid support
  • Employee Assistance Programme which provides all employees with 24/7 access to telephone and online counselling
  • Access to an online benefits portal which includes shopping, travel and cinema discounts, healthy living advice & a financial well-being resource bank


Your contact

Please apply by following the apply link below.

We look forward to receiving your application! 

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please get in contact with us.
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