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BAT  UKIS LOOKING FOR ANUNDERGRADUATE INTERN – DATA SCIENCE – fixed term 12 months

SENIORITY LEVEL: Internship 2023-2024

FUNCTION: Scientific Research & Development – MRTP

SALARY RANGE:£18,200

LOCATION: Southampton

TYPE OF CONTRACT: Fixed Term

ROLE POSITIONING AND OBJECTIVES

What are the key objectives and expectations from this role?  

This internship provides an exciting opportunity for an appropriately qualified data scientist/statistician to use data to find patterns and help solve the problems faced by business in innovative and imaginative ways.

What is the direct impact of this role on the team or organization?

BAT’s world-class scientists are generating evidence to support our New Category Products (NGPs).  We are committed to making Tobacco Harm Reduction (THR) a reality.  BAT operates in a broad spectrum of scientific fields including molecular biology, data science, chemistry, and human behaviour.  It is this breadth of expertise which fuels the relentless innovation and learning that sets us apart as an industry leader.

The Data Science team, as part of the Modified Risk Tobacco Product (MRTP) Science team, is responsible for data analysis, management, modelling, and statistics support for the MRTP team (pre-clinical, clinical, HCB) and the wider R&D community.

Reports to

Data science team manager

Number of Direct Reports

N/A

Core Relationships

Internal -

External -

Geographic Scope 

Local

Travel Required

N/A

WHAT YOU WILL BE ACCOUNTABLE FOR:

  • Development of new data-oriented solutions, machine learning tools and dashboards;
  • Support internal and external stakeholders on data analyses;
  • Assist in delivering data transformation project to the business;
  • Assist in design of experiments to merge, manage, interrogate, and extract data to supply tailored reports to wider organisation;
  • Work closely with business to identify issues and use data to propose solutions for effective decision making.

CAN THIS BE YOUR FUTURE ROLE?

  • Have you ever developed a software solution end to end, like an app or a project?
  • Have you had experiences with manipulating dataset without knowing the origin or the full details?
  • Have you had experiences using APIs and other online tools?
  • Are you familiar with Azure solutions and used them?

ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Data Science or Mathematics;
  • Experience in Python or R programming;
  • Understanding of Mathematics and basic statistics;
  • Knowledge of CS basics (e.g.: software development and data processing);
  • Software developing Skills, programming languages such as Python or R;
  • Machine learning or Statistical skills;
  • Data analysis skills (packages like Pandas);
  • Visualization skills (Plotly, seaborn, matplotlib, PowerBI);
  • Familiarisation with Azure environment;
  • Presentation skills.

BENEFICIAL

  • Good understanding of statistical methodologies;
  • Experience in programming in SAS.

WE ARE BAT

At BAT we are committed to our Purpose of creating A Better Tomorrow. This is what drives our people and our passion for innovation. See what is possible for you at BAT.

  • Global Top Employer with 53,000 BAT people across more than 180 markets
  • Brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries
  • Newly established Tech Hubs building world-class capabilities for innovation in 4 strategic locations
  • Diversity leader in the Financial Times and International Women’s Day Best Practice winner
  • Seal Award winner – one of 50 most sustainable companies

BELONGING, ACHIEVING, TOGETHER

Collaboration, diversity and teamwork underpin everything we do here at BAT. We know that collaborating with colleagues from different backgrounds is what makes us stronger and best prepared to meet our business goals. Come bring your difference!

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