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Data Scientist

Data Scientist  - (BIA0008IG) Your Impact: 

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.  With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent. In addition to the benefits you’d expect, Employees also receive with full coverage together with their dependents, plus medical  reimbursement.  We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

A data scientist with technical skills in programming (Python, R, Java, Shiny) and engineering and scientific skills will be of key importance. To provide solutions, they work across various industries, including water, power, market investigations, transport, buildings, mining, industrial and rollingstock. They engage deeply with the physics of problems and apply various techniques to solve them. They exercise sound judgement and initiative while undertaking project responsibilities and design tasks. Fundamentally they must be a keen engineer within their domain who can perform testing and analysis and has worked in the data science realm within their working environment.

The Data Scientist will work within the Data Science and Advanced Data Analytics team, where they will use scientific methods, processes, algorithms, and systems to extract knowledge and insights from structured and unstructured data. The role encompasses analysis, preparing data for analysis, and presenting findings to inform organisational decision making. Data Science projects will seek to investigate and optimise elements of a client’s business operations.

A flexible approach to project delivery is required. Work may be performed across the wide range of markets that Jacobs services, including Transport, Water, Power and Health. The Data Scientist will work under the general guidance of the Technical Director and will interact with the other data scientists within Jacobs. They will also give guidance to the less senior members of the team.

 Here's What You'll Need: 

Effective communications.  Develop front-end and back-end solutions for API and digitisation of current activities.  Ability to research and assimilate relevant and emerging trends and techniques.  Awareness of and ability to apply appropriate techniques, languages, frameworks, platforms, and visualisation applications applicable to the challenge being investigated.

Data Science project inception, including: problem definition; requirements gathering and requirements validation.

Exploratory Analytics including: historic data collection and management, data assessment and exploratory analytics, data preparation and transformation, domain specific analysis, and predictive model building and validation.

Able to work collaboratively with other members of the Advanced Analysis and Test team as well as the wider Jacobs organisation across multiple disciplines, including mentoring of less experienced staff, providing inputs to tender bids and marketing to external and internal clients.

Coordinate communicate and work with clients. As a member of the engineering team they are expected to present a professional image.

Real world correlation testing, including: Setting test objectives and test planning; gathering real world data; data cleansing; model prediction; and trial validation.

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed. 

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company. 

Please note:  If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.


  Primary Location: Philippines-Philippines Countrywide-Mandaluyong City-PH- Manila Sheridan StreetJob Posting: Jan 27, 2023, 2:14:47 AMJob: Information TechnologyOrganization: PPSJob Type: ExperiencedJob Classification: Fulltime-RegularWork Locations: PH- Manila Sheridan Street 16th Floor, South Tower, Rockwell Business Center Sheridan Street cor. United Street Barangay Highway Hills Mandaluyong City 15500Capabilities: Intelligence

Data Scientist

Mandaluyong, Metro Manila
Full time

Published on 01/24/2023

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