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AECOM Data Scientist in London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Oxfordshire, Oxford

Job Summary

Are you a driven Data Scientist with a passion for finding innovative solutions to client problems, looking to join a dynamic team of like-minded professionals?

If so, we are looking for a Data Scientist to join our cost intelligence team to work on projects in a range of infrastructure sectors across the UK. You will be joining a team of like-minded experts delivering cutting edge data science solutions in the analytics, insight and data modelling arenas

About Us:

AECOM plays a critical role in the conceptualisation and creation of amazing spaces, delivering projects and buildings that define skylines and communities. AECOM’s Infrastructure team is made up of dedicated teams delivering project and commercial management in the water, aviation, highways, rails and energy sectors.

We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering projects across the UK. Some of our flagship work in recent years includes commissions delivered for;

HS2, the Environment Agency, Anglian Water, Gatwick Airport and Transport for London to name but a few.

About Our Team:

The Infrastructure Cost Intelligence team combines project data and analytic capability with market intelligence and construction knowledge to deliver best practice services and tools covering performance reporting and capital, operational and whole life expenditure.

Job Responsibilities: The Data Scientist role we offer can be varied and is dependent on the Client, sector and project we are working for. Due to the variety of solutions we develop, there is a breadth of work in which we can be involved, which often can include:


Bespoke statistical analyses based on client and AECOM data


Inflation and indexation studies


Dashboard development


Performance reporting and analysis


Database development and data management activities (including cost, carbon and asset data)


Advice, development and data capture for asset and cost breakdown structures


Capex, Opex and carbon cost modelling


Benchmarking of costs and carbon

A Data Scientist at AECOM could have the opportunity to assist in all of the above tasks, utilizing their relevant skills with class-leading machine learning techniques, and benefiting from exposure to new areas of study and research and enjoying travel around the UK with opportunities to work abroad also available.

AECOM operates an agile working policy, allowing the location of this role to be flexible.

You will need to be from a consultancy or client organisation with the ability to work collaboratively with clients and teams to manage deliverables to a successful conclusion.

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrable ability and relevant qualification in machine learning, encompassing both supervised and unsupervised techniques

  • Experience in deploying machine learning models using appropriate tools, libraries and platforms (e.g. R, Python, Microsoft Azure)

  • Strong capability in a statistical programming language (e.g. Python, R)

  • Effective decision making and strong verbal and written communication

  • Proactive and driven approach to work and creating success

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability and confidence to work with a wide range of Clients and Consultants

  • Buy-in to achieving deadlines set by Clients and Managers

  • Able to produce auditable outputs with a clear record of error checking and demonstration of validity in results

  • Takes pride in quality and appearance of Client deliverables

Preferred Qualifications

  • Clear work history and proof of professional development and learning

  • Capability in data analysis and associated applications desirable, eg: Visualisation tools ( libraries, Power BI), PaaS (Azure, AWS), databases, statistics packages, web-based and desktop programming technologies such as PHP and VBA

  • Work experience within a similar consultancy or other relevant business

Your Benefits Will Include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements.

Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 215946BR

Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - London - Aldgate Tower

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations