Data Scientist

Full time

Employment Information

Our innovation strategy is simple - We want to solve the challenges we have today as well as find answers to some of our industry’s bigger long-term challenges.

Whether it’s delivering water that is always good to drink, reducing waste in our processes with energy efficient technologies or improving visibility of the network, our150+ strong team of innovators are working day in day out to make it happen. If you want to do more because you care, we’d love to talk to you. There really is something for everyone here.

With that in mind we’re looking for a Data Scientist to help us as we do so.

Are you an excellent communicator and able to build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders? Do you have experience building data driven ML models in Python? And do you have a technical understanding of analytics, reporting and visualisation tools and techniques and are comfortable working in a fast-paced dynamic environment?

If so, we want to talk to you!

Everything you need to know

Working as part of the Data Science and Analytics team within our Asset Intelligence and Innovation area, you will be tasked with continually increasing our understanding of our customers and our operations, helping us to predict risk, modelling response to incidents and infrastructure failures and developing frameworks for analysing interactions.

You will be responsible for identifying when and how we can apply statistical or machine-learning techniques to improve business performance, building analytics models, designing statistical experiments and reporting these findings to senior stakeholders via PowerBI dashboards or insights packs.

You’ll help us to evaluate new products or processes and work collaboratively with the entire business to impactful changes.

We hire individuals, not box tickers. You just need to be passionate about data, technology, solving problems and telling stories.

What you’ll bring to the role

The right skills and experience are important. But if you have the right character, positivity, and a caring attitude we want to talk to you, too.

In this role we will look for you to have previous experience using program analytics Python or similar and a good level of SQL skills and also Cloud computing. You will also have good communication and organisational skills and analytical skills.

We welcome people from all walks of life and celebrate individuality as we know diverse minds, experiences and backgrounds help us to learn and better serve our communities.

We want people who show up and get involve. Those who are ready to be part of something bigger and who want to make a difference because they care. Is that you?


Working here isn’t just a job. You can build a career at Severn Trent. We’ll reward you for it, too. We have a range of benefits that recognise great work, and award-winning training to help you reach your potential. And we’ll also help you play your part in looking after the environment and the communities where we live.

With that in mind, here are just some of our favourite’s perks that you’ll get being part of the Seven Trent family:

  • 28 days holiday + bank holidays (and the ability to buy/ sell up to 5 days per year)
  • Annual bonus scheme (of up to £2,250 per annum based on company performance)
  • Leading pension scheme – we will double your contribution (up to 15% when you contribute 7.5%)
  • Sharesave – the chance to buy Severn Trent Plc shares at a discounted rate
  • Dedicated training and development with our ‘Academy’
  • Electric vehicle scheme and retail offers
  • Family friendly policies
  • Two volunteering days per year

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