Junior Data Scientist

Houston - Texas - United States - Energy - Oil & Gas - Engineering & Design - Academic Bachelor

You have some experience in applying analytical methods to real data. Or maybe you have done some previous projects during your studies. This is your chance to gain some practical knowledge in the industry. Our client is seeking a Junior Data Scientist for their Houston office.

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Maria Shchelokova, Account manager

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About this role

As a Junior Data Scientist you will responsible for development and delivery of data science solutions in an agile fashion to the business in order. This will provide insights and improvements to business processes. In this role you will use this data and your analytical ability to find and interpret rich data sources; manage large amounts of data; merge data sources; ensure consistency of datasets. You will create visualizations to aid in understanding data, build mathematical models using the data, and produce and present the data findings to produce and present results with dashboards.

Your Duties:

  • Preparing a work scope for a data science service;
  • Executing the data science work scope;
  • Final Review of the data science service/work;
  • Preparing closeout, quality review and customer satisfaction survey.

You will be Accountable for:

  • Defining and maintaining policies and standards for information and data analytics;
  • Development and execution of enterprise improvement plan for information and data analytics.

Your Special Challenges:

  • Building constructive and trusting relationships with mostly remote business stakeholders;
  • Dealing with challenges in data acquisition from other parts of the business.

You will report into the Data Science Lead as member of the data science team. For some specific projects you will report to an assigned Project Manager.

About you


  • Bachelor or master’s degree in statistics, mathematics, theoretical science, operational research or computer science;
  • MBA/ PHD in relevant domain is strongly preferred.

Highly Desirable:

  • Awareness of lifecycle and data management is desirable;
  • Awareness of information and data strategy and governance is desirable;
  • Commercial skills are an advantage;
  • Experience in data science delivery in a corporate environment is desirable.

Your Skills:

  • Hands-on code development (R, Python, MatLab, SAS);
  • Knowledge of concept selection process for deepwater projects;
  • Strong technical skills and direct, hands-on experience of developing advanced analytics algorithms/models
    • Skilled in analytics, data design integrity, and value exploitation.

You must have strong interpersonal, communication, facilitation and presentation skills. This is a position where you will be expected to interact with various levels of an organization.

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What we offer

Why work through Brunel? We start with competitive rates, a comprehensive benefits package and a 401k. With our industry insights and recruiter expertise, we are ideally placed to help you get the contract that best suits you. With Brunel you will gain experience and expertise, building on your skills and developing your career further.

About us

Brunel has a reputation for working with some of the best in the business. That’s what we continually strive for. Over 40 years, we’ve created a global network of interesting clients and talented individuals working together through a vast array of services. Join us today.


  • Vacancy number: PUB228409
  • Location: Houston
  • Market: Energy
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Closing date: Friday, October 11, 2019
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Feel free to contact


Maria Shchelokova

Account manager Brunel Energy USA Houston


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