Data Science Degree Apprentice

  • Company: ScottishPower
  • Location: Multiple Locations
  • Closing Date: 20-03-2023


ScottishPower energy landscape is going through a time of profound change. A challenge touching every part of our society, we need to eradicate carbon emissions to halt the effects of climate change. We need to change how we live our lives and replace the use of fossil fuels for transport and heat.

Energy Networks:
Within SP Energy Networks, they are focusing on harnessing technology and innovation to create the networks of the future. With distribution networks designed for predictable, stable demand, it’s vital they upgrade their network to create the flexibility required to cope with the extensive changes to electricity demand, generation, and consumer behaviour. Through technology and innovation, they will enable a consumer-led revolution in the use and operation of their system. It will undergo the biggest changes to its design and operation for over half a century; and you can be part of it.

What you’ll be doing:
Working with operational data like energy flow, usage and voltage, data associated with their network equipment like cables, overhead lines and switchgear or business, financial or process data you will develop your skills in data science to enable you to transform this data into useful information to be used to inform business decisions and future strategy. The skills developed will include energy network understanding, proficiency in a range of programming languages and the ability to utilise multiple algorithm methodologies in a real industry setting. To complement your technical skills, they will also develop your business awareness, presentation and influencing skills, to enable you to communicate the right information to multiple audiences.

During your degree, you’ll do placements linked to your modules, providing you with the opportunity to see how your studies relate to real life scenarios and giving you that additional dimension that you won’t get from a traditional undergraduate degree. And at the end of the programme, you’ll continue your career as a Data Analyst with a starting salary of £37,381.

Entry Requirements:
3 Highers at a minimum of a B or three A Levels at a minimum of two Bs and a C (or equivalent), in Maths and Computing. We’ll also accept an HNC in Computing or Engineering disciplines that have included Engineering Maths 1 and 2 modules.
We will consider candidates with alternative qualifications/industry experience on a case-by-case basis.

Locations: Glasgow, Prenton

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