Data Scientist

Full time

Employment Information

Who we are:

Veson Nautical is a well-established software company that provides the maritime commerce industry with a standard platform to streamline operations, optimize logistics, offer insightful analytics, and drive unparalleled efficiency.

In this role, you will be working in Veson Nautical’s Data Science team. This is a group of experts in data science, mathematics, and other quantitative disciplines, drawn from industry and academia. Its role is to transform Veson Nautical’s rich data assets into actionable intelligence for its clients.

The Opportunity:

The Data Science team plays a vital role in driving innovation through research and development of data-driven products. Working closely with product managers, software engineers and clients, our data scientists understand our clients’ commercial needs and align their research to solve high-value problems. The team’s fundamental mission is to extract insights from data that support maritime commercial decisions, and to deliver these insights in context and on time.


This role can primarily be performed remotely, with occasional travel to our Stoke-on-Trent office location.

Our Stack:

The Data Science team uses Python as its principal programming language, along with SQL, AWS, Docker, Git, Jira, Confluence, and LaTeX. Direct experience of all these tools is not required but experience of some, especially Python, is desirable.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with product managers, software engineers and clients to understand commercial needs and translate them into relevant R&D.
  • Design and develop robust data pipelines, ensuring the efficient collection, transformation, and analysis of maritime data from various sources.
  • Use SQL databases to manage and manipulate complex datasets.
  • Use programming languages, especially Python, to build statistical models and algorithms for predictive and prescriptive analytics.

Skills/Experience needed to be successful in this role:

  • EITHER proven commercial experience in data science (to include machine learning and artificial intelligence applications);
  • OR a doctoral-level degree in data science or other highly quantitative discipline (such as mathematics, physics, biosciences, computer science, engineering).
  • Strong programming skills in Python or other languages commonly used for data analysis and mathematical modelling (such as R, MATLAB, C and its derivatives).
  • Some knowledge of machine learning, statistical analysis, and data mining techniques.
  • Experience of data visualization tools and reporting.

Nice to have skills:

Experience of Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) for data delivery. We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply. While we try to be thorough with our job descriptions, not everything about you as a candidate can be condensed into a list of bullet points.

More about Veson:

We are a team of multi-cultural, multi-disciplined professionals that are dedicated to making our clients successful and charting a new, innovative course for the commercial marine industry. Veson Nautical employs a staff of extremely capable creators and innovators all focused on meeting the goals of our clients. We invest extensively in employee development and experience to maintain focus and enthusiasm. The Veson Nautical team is made up of a dynamic blend of engineers, artists, sailors, teachers, brokers, bankers, traders, consultants, and customer service experts.

Veson Nautical is a successful, rapidly growing global software company. Our clients are the world’s leading commercial maritime owners, operators and commodity trading companies. Veson’s solutions enable our clients to identify new opportunities and proactively manage their business to make more profitable decisions. With offices in London, Singapore, Seoul, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Oslo, Manila, Tokyo, Houston as well as other locations and headquarters in Boston, USA, Veson Nautical is a dynamic organization with a committed team of professionals. Dedicated to ensuring the highest levels of client satisfaction, Veson Nautical brings decades of experience, technical knowledge, enthusiasm and commitment to clients around the world. The combination of exceptional market growth and leading market position make this a superb opportunity for the right candidate


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