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Graduate Data Scientist, Electricity System Operator


Warwick, GB, CV34 6DA Wokingham, GB, RG41 5BN

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Requisition Number:  22921
Job Category:  Graduates
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About the role


Join us to work with and learn from some of the best people in the energy industry, to collate, manipulate and interpret real-time (and closer to real-time) data as well as short and long-term forward-looking data to drive efficient resolutions on behalf of consumers. You will become a thought-leader on data analytics practices and an inspiration to colleagues and peers right across the industry. 


As a Data Scientist Graduate within the Electricity System Operator, you will do vital work at the heart of GB's energy industry, ensuring our high voltage electricity system and the commercial infrastructure that underpins it meet the fast-growing needs of consumers.  

What you'll need


To be considered for this role you must be on track to achieve/achieved a 2.2 in the following degree disciplines:

  • Data Scientist related degree
  • STEM related degree


You must also be willing to relocate as and when the programme requires.


You will only be able to apply for one role per programme (i.e. one graduate role) for this campaign. Please ensure you apply to your most preferred role. Those who apply for more than one, will be withdrawn and asked to confirm their preference.

What you'll get


We're proud to offer a competitive salary from £29,254 (Bachelors degree) or £30,318 (Masters degree)


The opportunity is located in Warwick or Wokingham


The closing date for this role is Sunday 7th November. National Grid ESO’s recruitment periods can and may vary. We reserve the right to remove this advert or close it to further applications at any point during the recruitment process.


Click here to download and read the full job description, what you'll do on programme and what further benefits you will receive.


Due to the sensitive nature of this role, if your application is successful, you may be required to undergo National Security Vetting in addition to the standard background checks National Grid ESO carry out. If these additional security checks are required, you may need to evidence that you have resided in the UK for at least the last 3 years. National Security Vetting is carried out by a third party provider, HM Revenue & Customs Cluster Security Unit (HMRC CSU), which is part of the UK Government. More information about HMRC CSU’s use of your personal data can be found on their website.

At National Grid ESO, we work towards the highest standards in everything we do, including how we support, value and develop our people. Our aim is to encourage and support employees to thrive and be the best they can be. We celebrate the difference people can bring into our organisation, and welcome and encourage applicants with diverse experiences and backgrounds, and offer flexible and tailored support, at home and in the office.

Our goal is to drive, develop and operate our business in a way that results in a more inclusive culture. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, the innovation from diverse teams & perspectives and business need. We are committed to building a workforce so we can represent the communities we serve and have a working environment in which each individual feels valued, respected, fairly treated, and able to reach their full potential.