CLOSED: Data Science opportunity at AMEE

Looking for data? You’ve found the right place. We’re excited to announce this new Data Scientist role at AMEE. Please contact us to apply and we look forward to hearing from you!

Job description

AMEE is amassing a wealth of data with coverage across all 2.7 million registered UK companies receiving over 100,000 monthly unique visitors on our open data directory, and over £100 billion under analysis via our supply chain SaaS. With such data, and expanding by scope and geography, we find increasing demand both internally and externally to parse, validate, interpret and articulate (ideally visually) new insights. We are looking for a data scientist who is passionate about solving problems through data to help us take our business to the next level. As a data scientist at AMEE you will work closely with our engineering team to identify and integrate new data resources  while constantly mining AMEE data for ways we can enhance insight into environmental sustainability and risk for our users and clients. You will also work closely with our designer and CEO to articulate, visualise and disseminate key data insights.


  • Significant experience in a business intelligence, data science or analytics role

  • Post graduate experience in a field with strong data and computational focus

  • University degree in mathematics, computer science or a physical or social science or other technical field

  • Demonstrable skills in data visualization

  • Strong programming skills in R and/or Python

  • Experience with experimental design and MapReduce/Hadoop a plus

  • Ability to articulate and visualize data insights and an interest in engaging with clients and our user community

  • Knowledge of GIS mapping tools for data interpretation and visualisation

  • Experience working closely with an engineering team in a start-up environment Knowledge of, or at least interest in, environmental data and issues a plus


  • Develop and derive insights from modeling AMEE data

  • Uncover business insights via rigorous data analysis

  • Identify cases where there is value in collecting new types of data and working with third parties and members of the AMEE team to complete the data acquisition process

  • Use large-scale data mining techniques to discover and identify actionable patterns in data and develop hypotheses and models

  • Design experiments,  oversee execution, and perform rigorous statistical evaluation of the results to produce actionable insights

  • Develop and maintain data products and tools for internal use.

  • Complete data analysis activities for clients

  • Manage, curate and quality control AMEE’s data using manual & automated techniques

  • Advise the development team when new features require new data to be captured or generated for successful business insights

  • Succinctly summarise and communicate findings for relevant stakeholders and provide insight via visualisations

About You

  • Curious with exhaustive and detailed approach to problem solving and finding new insights

  • Highly analytical, with statistical and computer programming skills matched with a keen awareness of how analytics drives business decision-making

  • Meticulous and thorough and able to provide nuanced understanding of the implications of business insights gained from different data sources

  • Able to work equally well independently and across the team

  • Champion the scientific method internally

  • Experience and ability to work in an ‘Agile’ way to achieve rapid turnaround

  • Enjoy explaining and communicating analytics insights

  • A background in data modelling, physical or social science, statistics, business intelligence


  • Competitive Salary with Stock Options

  • Flexible Working

  • Great Gear – we love Apple computers and big monitors.
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