Position Title: Data Scientist

Company: Atkins

Location: Cambridge, UK

Job Description

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients’ problems head-on. It’s a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we’re here to support you.

Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what’s ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you’re returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.


  • Actively participate in the design of bespoke, innovative, flexible and sector-specific data science projects.
  • Collaborate with teams of Data Scientists and other technical consultants of various experience levels.
  • Derive actionable outcomes from the outputs of data science projects.
  • Contribute to decision-making that will lead to successful delivery of projects.
  • Be an active member that helps to grow our Data Science Centre of Excellence team.


  • Experience in applying quantitative techniques for data mining/analysis and exposure to applications of ML/AI algorithms.
  • Good programming skills for data transformation or modelling, preferably using Python, R or similar.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Data storage and querying skills (relational and NoSQL databases).
  • Experience with data visualisation tools (e.g., Power BI, Tableau).

About Atkins

On July 3, 2017, Atkins was acquired by SNC-Lavalin. Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global, fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. The combined entity of Atkins and SNC-Lavalin has created one of the largest global engineering and project management consultancies with approximately 50,000 employees and operating across 50 countries.